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Novass 11-28-2013 01:27 AM

Big joe set up
 
Wife surprised me with a big joe. Question is what is the best way to lift it up and get it in the nest?? Booklet says don't lift by the hinge or bands, but it's a heavy arse biaaatch. Not to mention slick as he'll.

Pyle's BBQ 11-28-2013 01:56 AM

Can you take the lid off to make it lighter? You may need some help for this one.

aawa 11-28-2013 08:34 AM

Call some friends up and tell them you need their help. Reward them with some beer and something cooked off the Big Joe!

Your wife is definitely a keeper for getting you that awesome weapon for your arsenal!

bosco0633 11-28-2013 09:00 AM

oh man, I will PM you my house number. Have that wife of yours call mine please. I have been drooling for the big joe for months.

Congrats and let me know how you got it in place

Ron_L 11-28-2013 09:26 AM

I've used a flower pot lifter like the one below to move Big Green Eggs. It works well.

http://blog.gardeners.com/wp-content...pot-lifter.jpg

That probably doesn't help you get it done today but waiting until you can get one is better than a broken Joe.

Big George's BBQ 11-28-2013 09:32 AM

You definitely want help with this I moved my Egg by myself It was not easy I am not sure I could do it that way now I really like Ron's idea

Smoothsmoke 11-28-2013 09:50 AM

Empty the guts and get 2 others to help.

or

Take off the lid and get 1 other to help.

mcyork28 11-28-2013 10:26 AM

Nice surprise!

MeatCandy 11-28-2013 11:58 AM

Great Surprise...

You can do it with one other person...empty with the lid off....

Have fun...tonight is gonna be a good good night...Smoke on!

Novass 11-28-2013 12:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mcyork28 (Post 2711226)
Nice surprise!

Yes it was. I think this is the first present I've receive since my grandson was born 7 years ago. His birthday is the day after mine. So I've been to chuckle cheese or amazing jakes for my b- day dinners.

Novass 11-28-2013 12:11 PM

Got it set up, fired up and a 21# er on at 8:30 according to my maverick and a. Couple of therms. It is at 163 b and 172 t. Maverick said 150.

MeatCandy 11-28-2013 12:21 PM

You made lite work of that project...

Good thing your wife got you the black one...they cook better than the red....:biggrin1:

Good Luck with the bird...


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