What are the parts of a big green egg called?

What are the parts of a big green egg called?

Big Green Egg Parts

  • Part Ash Basket, Catcher & Pan (2)
  • Part Bottom Base (9)
  • Part Caster & Wheel (1)
  • Part Charcoal BBQ (78)
  • Part Cooking Grate, Grid & Grill (12)
  • Part Door End Cap (1)
  • Part Firebox (8)
  • Part Gasket (2)

How do you realign the Big Green Egg lid?


  1. Loosen the bolts on the top and bottom bands that hold the lid and base.
  2. Align the lid so it lines up as close to perfect as you can front to back and side to side.
  3. Align the lower band with the top of the bottom ceramics.
  4. Tighten the lower band so it won’t move, but not all the way.

Can Big Green Egg be used indoors?

A residential kitchen exhaust fan is not sufficient, and an EGG should never be used inside a residence or garage. The Big Green EGG is extremely safe and hazard free when used as intended and according to safety guidelines, and will provide years of trouble free use and enjoyment.

Why won’t my green egg heat up?

There is nothing more frustrating than going to cook a hot pizza or sear a steak and not being able to get your Big Green Egg (or Kamado Joe) up to temperature. The biggest culprit in only getting low temperatures is simply ash filled holes & grates from previous cooks.

How do you know when to replace gasket on Big Green Egg?

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.

Do you leave the felt on a Big Green Egg?

FELT. The felt in your Big Green Egg has two functions. When you have finished, the best thing to do is leave the EGG with the lid closed for 24 hours, then fire up your Big Green Egg gently to ensure that the layer of glue adheres well to the ceramic. The felt should be replaced about once every two years.

Will Big Green Egg crack in cold weather?

There’s nothing to worry about. You CAN cook in your Big Green Egg all year long, no matter how cold it gets outside, without fear of a crack. The Big Green Egg will take a little longer than normal to stabilize temperature, since the Egg needs to warm up, but once it’s warm you can cook as you normally would.