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Cold temp storage

As most do, I plan on making use of my BGE all winter. I keep a small upright shed on my deck where I store all my lump, wood and accessories. Now I'm wondering if I should store anything inside during the cold winters. The main things I am worried about are my plate setter and pizza stone. I think everything else will be fine. I mean the wood and lump may freeze, and only take a bit longer to really heat up, but how about other ceramic parst? Thoughts??
LBGE + others I hope - Sudbury, Ontario


  • Other than digging your plateseetter or pizza stone out of snow or problem.


    Caledon, ON


  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,220
    If snow and ice were a worry for me I would find a spot to stash so peppermint schnapps to crash the chill away. My grandma would give us tablespoons of it after playing in the snow when I was a kid, I blame her for my drinking.
  • Greeno55Greeno55 Posts: 373
    So you don't think putting a sub-freezing place setter over any lit fire should result in cracks or shock? This is my first Egg'n winter and just wanna be sure. Thx
    LBGE + others I hope - Sudbury, Ontario
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,692
    Say room temperature is 75F.  Pizza heat place setter is 600F.  I've brought a plate setter up to 1000F.  925F difference there.  So bring ambient down to 0F.  That 925 versus 1000F.  Doesn't make a difference. The plate setter was fired at over 2200F.  It don't care.  What could make it fail is freezing a water soaked plate setter.  I wouldn't worry about it.  Cold is a relative term mostly based on our human comfort temperatures.
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