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Grate--does it matter what side it sits?

First time cleaning--stock grate.
Seems to fit about the same???


  • AdamdAdamd Posts: 160
    Well I do think it fits the same on either side, I do believe there are 2 rods that go across the grate "on the bottom" that rise up a bit while the top is smooth and all the rods go in the same way if that makes sense.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,323
    edited January 2013
    Are you talking about the fire grate or the cooking grid? If you mean the cast iron one that sits in the firebox then it has 2 sides. One is more flat than the other. One side has slightly chamfered edges to the holes. The flatter side needs to face up towards the dome.

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  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,548
    The fire grate(lower) has cone shaped holes. It goes on the egg with the wider part of the holes facing down so ash drops below.


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  • LarrymacLarrymac Posts: 102
    Thanks-- I was lucky and went with that.
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