Finally got a large Big Green Egg!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mossymo, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Been wanting a ceramic grill for quite a while and last weekend just about purchased a Primo Oval XL from a guy we met at a vendor show, but decided to do a little more research and looking around. Then Sunday evening I saw an ad in the classifieds online of a guy selling a large Big Green Egg asking $500. Gave him a call and he said he works all the time on the oil pipeline and doesn't have time to use it and has never used it since he purchased it a little over 3 months ago for a total of $1350 with all the accessories. After expressing my interest he said he would hold it for me till the next evening because I seemed sincerely interested and he was tired of the phone calls low balling him with $100 and $200 offers.

    When we got there Monday evening it was everything he said it was and we left with a new large Big Green Egg for $440! Now I have been busy for a week and half and it is looking like I won't be able to have time to try it till next week or the following weekend...

    This came with all Big Green Egg accessories which included the nest with side shelves, ceramic plate setter, a food glove, ash tool, spatula, meat fork, bag of lump, duel function metal top, ceramic damper top, drip pan and large v-rack, stainless steel cooking grate, cast iron fire ring, 3 ceramic egg feet, ceramic fire ring, ceramic fire box and a Tel-Tru temperature gauge.



  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Damn thats one hell of a deal. Congrats on the new addition to the family.
  3. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Damn Mossy... you better watch for flashing blue lights out your window (ya thief) :biggrin: what a steal that was... nice find
  4. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Mo, congrats on your intuition....    You really fell into a sweeeeeeeeeet deal...    Can't wait for the Q-Views.......      Dave
  5. sapper299

    sapper299 Newbie

    I loved my egg, mother nature had her way with it though.... Sad day indeed. Make sure you move it into a garage or set it into a table that will not flip. Mine was on the rolling stand like yours and the wind caught the cover and flipped it.... Shattering it all over the patio.
  6. chef willie

    chef willie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    wow....great deal. Like the others I'll patiently wait for the q-views....happy cooking with the sweet addition...Willie
  7. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sorry to hear about your Egg....   Good info for others....   We all learn something on here daily....  

  8. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    $440 for a brand new large Egg plus all those accessories??  Very nice score!  Looking forward to seeing the qview!

  9. redneck69

    redneck69 Smoking Fanatic

    great score!!!! the plate setter is awesome for indirect slow smoking...and making pizzas on...hope you have a pizza stone
  10. travisb

    travisb Smoke Blower

    Sweet deal!! I think you'll be very happy. I have a kamado, a Vision, and I love it.
  11. kajunkue

    kajunkue Fire Starter

    I agree, you really stole that one.  You will not be disappointed by the BGE.  I just did my first 14 hour Boston Butt.  The temp stayed perfect the entire time once I set the vents.  Cooked all night and the next morning still at the temp I set.  Kept it that way for a few more hours before opening the vents and keeping the temp up to do some sausage and jalepeno stuff peppers for the Saints game.

    Glad to another BGE user here.
  12. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    welp... the cops must have come and got him.... :biggrin:

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