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XL BGE Plate Setter Question

danv23danv23 Posts: 691
edited 9:34PM in EggHead Forum
Evening folks,

I inherited an XL from a friend of mine that recently passed away (thank you Rick). It is the original XL with the flat top. He didn't have a plate setter so I bought one from the store. Installed with the legs up and grate on top. Strang thing is the grate sits about 1/4 inch above the base. I was wondering if that is normal for the XL (I've had a large for 3 years) or could it be the plate setter I got is for the new model?

Please let me know, and thank you!

The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

Walter Sobchak: [shouting] Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a **** about the rules? Mark it zero!

Cumming, GA

Eggs - XL, L, Small

Weber - Summit 6 Burner

Comments

  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,791
    The insides were redisgned about 2 years ago and the platesetter is now taller. There was a new firebox and ring that goes along with this to compensate for the different height of the PS. The grid height is from the old "guts" with the new platesetter.
  • jaymag_87jaymag_87 Posts: 108
    As I understand it, there was a design change at some point. The old XL and the new XL have different Plate Setters.
  • danv23danv23 Posts: 691
    What do I do now? Any advice?

    The Dude: This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head. Luckily I'm adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, limber.

    Walter Sobchak: [shouting] Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one around here who gives a **** about the rules? Mark it zero!

    Cumming, GA

    Eggs - XL, L, Small

    Weber - Summit 6 Burner

  • CobraCobra Posts: 110
    Theres a few options. The cheapest option is to notch the fire ring so that the platesetter sits down it it. (Mine is this way, my dealer did this because of this problem.) Another option, if possible, would be to get an older platesetter. The last option is to buy a new firebox and fire ring.

    I can take a picture of my notched fire ring if you want?
  • CrimsongatorCrimsongator Posts: 5,791
    You have email
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