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michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
Ok people, I have a XL and platesetter etc.. I am ready to visit the CGS and get some new toys.

Here is what I want to be able to do:

Wok
Slide racks in and out
Sear
Cook with multiple levels (direct and indirect)
Be able to add wood chunks mid cook when smoke has died out ( I HATE THIS)

I feel like I am missing something, but basically I want to have it all, I don't want to come to a certain time where I say, "damn, I should have added that feature!)

As always, thanks guys. I will be ordering today as soon as I make a decision. (with your help)



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Adjustable rig with the slide rails and spider and you should be good to go...a wok too I guess.
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    What do I use for indirect then?



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  • You can use a pizza stone or firebricks on a lower grid.
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  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 389
    Buy the stone for the adjustable rig, it wil enable you to go indirect.  Otherwise i think MQ nailed it.

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    A stone either down in the spider or the lowest level or rig...that may come with one of the customer combos they offer...
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    edited July 2012
    i was looking at this with the slides and 20" grid.

    http://shop.ceramicgrillstore.com/xl-woo2-adjustable-rig-combo/



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    That's the route i would probabaly go. I have the oval (ribs&brisket) adjustable rig combo for the large and it's awesome for whatever...
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    but this is the woo2, not a spider...do i still get a spider or no?



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    "To Sear, blacken, wok inside the fire ring, use the Woo2's lower ring as the staging platform for your grids, skillets, woks and such.".

    That is from the description....that is what the slider would do. It's like the spider is attached to the woo rig...
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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Slider=spider...not sure why iPhone corrected that.
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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    You already have the platesetter, so the Woo2 will allow you to use your platesetter, and remove it easily to add more wood or stir coals during a cook.
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    Wont I have more room not using the plate setter and using the 17.5" stone? Also the plate setter is heavy, and will all that rig and food on top won't it be a little hard to get in and out?



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    You don't seem to care about money....so forget you ever had the platesetter...rig with stone is much more versatile.
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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    I honestly can't answer all you questions. I have the Woo2, and it suits my needs. You may want to give Tom a call at the store....he should be able to help out.
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    You don't seem to care about money....so forget you ever had the platesetter...rig with stone is much more versatile.
    I agree, that is why I thought it would be better. So forget about a spider, get a woo2 adjustable rig combo with stone, drip pan, sliders... anything else?



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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I think you have it nailed...
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  • You don't seem to care about money....so forget you ever had the platesetter...rig with stone is much more versatile.
    You can always cut the legs off the platesetter with a grinder and us it for the indirect piece.
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    You don't seem to care about money....so forget you ever had the platesetter...rig with stone is much more versatile.


    You can always cut the legs off the platesetter with a grinder and us it for the indirect piece.

    LOL, actually would work. Too large though..



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  • I don't think so. Have to look at my xl but I did it on a large and it works perfectly in the rig. One leg was already broken BTW
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    Ohh... I may just sell it, or keep it as a backup.



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,265
    For about $25, you can buy a propane fryer burner that'll pump out 60,000 BTU with better heat control for a wok.  That's what I use.
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    For about $25, you can buy a propane fryer burner that'll pump out 60,000 BTU with better heat control for a wok.  That's what I use.
    I have a high end stainless turkey fryer already, never considered that one....



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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,003
    This thread just cost me another $250. I hope you are all proud of yourselves.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Glad to help dlk :))
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    edited July 2012
    This thread just cost me another $250. I hope you are all proud of yourselves.
    HAHAHA, that is 2 of us, but I started it.

    What did you go with?



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."

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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    edited July 2012
    This thread just cost me another $250. I hope you are all proud of yourselves.
     

    Now that's funny!

    It happens on every internet forum I have ever belonged to. Guitars, BBQ, or any cooking forum, Motorcycles, Guns, Beer Brewing stuff,  Chainsaws, Espresso machines, etc...
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  • mountaindewbassmountaindewbass Posts: 1,745
    So can i give you my routing number and bank account to help you spend money?
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  • michigan_jasonmichigan_jason Posts: 1,299
    edited July 2012
    So can i give you my routing number and bank account to help you spend money?
    Hell, with that info I would be spending yours! :P



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."

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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,003
    This thread just cost me another $250. I hope you are all proud of yourselves.
    HAHAHA, that is 2 of us, but I started it.


    What did you go with?
    The XL woo2 adjustable rig combo including the 20 inch grid and the slider guides.  I still need to get the cast iron grid for the bottom level of the woo2

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,003
    My wife is starting to think I should cancel my internet connection.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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