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BGE Medium Capacity

SmoothSmokeSmoothSmoke Posts: 141
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
How much meat can fit on 1 medium BGE?  As in, how many 8# butts, baby backs, spares?  Do the ribs fit coiled or do you have to cut them in half?  If you have pictures, please share.  Thank you

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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,418
    I have fit 2 8lb butts, 3 racks of baby backs, and I haven't done spares yet. The baby backs I cut in half and I did not try to coil them, but I will try it next time. I did a 10lb brisket last Saturday, and to get it to fit I tied it with string. I don't have any saved pictures, sorry!
  • SmoothSmokeSmoothSmoke Posts: 141
    Thanks!  I picked up a medium yesterday.  Not sure how much I can fit on it at a time.  Cant wait to fire her up. 
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 10,033
    Don't have a medium but the obvious way to increase cooking area is to go vertical.  This can be done with a few fire bricks (or empty beer cans) and another grid a bit smaller in diameter than your main grid.  You can also use bolts etc to get elevated.  Regardless-congrats on your BGE and welcome-always remember-the journey is the fun part!
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs 
    Pit Barrel Cooker
    ABC- 
  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316

    (or empty beer cans)

    Thats Great!

    =))

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

  • SmoothSmokeSmoothSmoke Posts: 141
    Who drinks beer out of a can? 
    [-X
  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    Only at the lake or the pool.

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"

    LARGE BGE DALLAS TX.

  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    My empty cans (kegs) won't fit in my egg!! 
  • DIXIEDOGDIXIEDOG Posts: 109
    Don't have a medium but the obvious way to increase cooking area is to go vertical.  This can be done with a few fire bricks (or empty beer cans) and another grid a bit smaller in diameter than your main grid.  You can also use bolts etc to get elevated.  Regardless-congrats on your BGE and welcome-always remember-the journey is the fun part!
    Don't have a medium but the obvious way to increase cooking area is to go vertical.  This can be done with a few fire bricks (or empty beer cans) and another grid a bit smaller in diameter than your main grid.  You can also use bolts etc to get elevated.  Regardless-congrats on your BGE and welcome-always remember-the journey is the fun part!
    It's hard to go vertical with a medium Egg....your food will hit the lid when you close it.   Especially difficult if you're using a plate setter and your grid is elevated.
  • DIXIEDOGDIXIEDOG Posts: 109
    Don't have a medium but the obvious way to increase cooking area is to go vertical.  This can be done with a few fire bricks (or empty beer cans) and another grid a bit smaller in diameter than your main grid.  You can also use bolts etc to get elevated.  Regardless-congrats on your BGE and welcome-always remember-the journey is the fun part!
    Don't have a medium but the obvious way to increase cooking area is to go vertical.  This can be done with a few fire bricks (or empty beer cans) and another grid a bit smaller in diameter than your main grid.  You can also use bolts etc to get elevated.  Regardless-congrats on your BGE and welcome-always remember-the journey is the fun part!
    It's hard to go vertical with a medium Egg....your food will hit the lid when you close it.   Especially difficult if you're using a plate setter and your grid is elevated.
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