Does the Big Green Egg need a stand?

At 162 pounds, it’s not an on-the-go grill. The Big Green Egg is slim on included accessories, offering only a standard grill grid and temperature gauge. Perhaps most noticeably, it does not come with a stand, an obvious essential to start cooking on this kamado-style grill.

Can you take the lid off a green egg?

No problem removing the dome. Just loosen the bolt that tightens the upper band and lift off the dome. Watch out the handle doesn’t fly up and pop you in the kisser. You don’t need those retainers.

How long does it take to assemble a Big Green Egg?

It’ll be a piece of cake, because thanks to the pre-assembly system the base and dome of the EGG are already equipped with the black band. It will take about 20 minutes to go through the rest of the steps and assemble all of the parts. Be sure to read our safety tips! Let’s get started!

Can you leave a Big Green Egg outside?

Thanks to the unique and insulating ceramic, the outside temperature is irrelevant for your EGG, which means that nothing is stopping you from grilling in winter. The temperature in the EGG is as stable as ever and it couldn’t give a hoot about rain or snow.

When should I replace my BGE gasket?

Your Big Green Egg’s gasket is key to being able to control the airflow through your Egg and therefore the temperature of your cook. The gasket is a serviceable item that under normal use, you should expect to change every 3 or 4 years.

How do you remove the rEGGulator from the Big Green Egg?

Just heat your Big Green Egg to 250°C with the convEGGtor inside and all the dirt will burn off. When there’s no more smoke coming out of the dual function metal top or rEGGulator, that means that it is clean enough. If you want to clean it more quickly, you could use the Dual Brush Grid Scrubber.

How do you move a Big Green Egg for moving?

The best way to hold the egg is by the damper hole and and draft door. One person may need to hold the bottom of the egg as only one adult hand can fit inside the draft door. secure in your vehicle, tie it down, brace it to avoid movement. I would also wrap with bubble wrap if you have it.