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Grill Extender Is Here!!

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  • njlnjl Posts: 853
    CharlieTN said:

    Here's some pics of my setup.  Finally got time to edit them some.

    Here it is with the Weber Charcoal grate installed (saw the notes about positioning the bracket differently.  I'll do that next time) and sitting on top of the PS feet up.  Plenty of room inside the dome

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    What exactly do you have in the egg there?  With the plate setter in my large, the cooking grid sits within milimeters of the gasket.  I stopped by a dealer last night hoping to pick up a medium grid, but they don't stock them.  I ended up buying the charcoal grid for a 22.5" Weber, but at 17" diameter, it's too big to use with the extender and plate setter unless I cut down the post and sleeve on the extender so the upper level sits lower.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    @njl

    The newer eggs have grooves cut out for the plate setter to sit down in the fire ring. The older eggs, it sits on top of the fire ring.

    Dropping the plate setter in attempts to not divert heat directly at the gasket.



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    XLBGE 
  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,420
    njl said:
    CharlieTN said:

    Here's some pics of my setup.  Finally got time to edit them some.

    Here it is with the Weber Charcoal grate installed (saw the notes about positioning the bracket differently.  I'll do that next time) and sitting on top of the PS feet up.  Plenty of room inside the dome

    .image


    What exactly do you have in the egg there?  With the plate setter in my large, the cooking grid sits within milimeters of the gasket.  I stopped by a dealer last night hoping to pick up a medium grid, but they don't stock them.  I ended up buying the charcoal grid for a 22.5" Weber, but at 17" diameter, it's too big to use with the extender and plate setter unless I cut down the post and sleeve on the extender so the upper level sits lower.
    If you want to use it w/o the PS it should be fine. If you want to use the PS or elevate the bottom grid, I suggest going with the Small 13" grid on top and taking out the spacer.
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    There's tons of different configurations with this thing. I haven't done much with mine because of work and life, but plan on making mine a permanent piece and chicken wing grilling machine.


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  • smokesniffersmokesniffer Posts: 2,014
    Mine arrived, thanks guys for the effort to make this happen. Interesting read about all the possibilities, will be using this for sure.
    Large, small, and a mini
  • Mama RoneckMama Roneck Posts: 367
    Weber 7431 (14.5") on LBGE with plate setter - grid at felt. Great fit inside. Grid was about $9.
    Mamaroneck
  • Mama RoneckMama Roneck Posts: 367
    And for those of you concerned about sagging with the cheaper grate...
    Mamaroneck
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393
    There's tons of different configurations with this thing. I haven't done much with mine because of work and life, but plan on making mine a permanent piece and chicken wing grilling machine.


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    XLBGE 
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,393

    And for those of you concerned about sagging with the cheaper grate...

    Nice!


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    XLBGE 
  • dawsonhulldawsonhull Posts: 105
    edited June 2013
    Cooked a pizza on the upper grid tonight. I removed the spacer so it would close with the stone on top - otherwise it would rub a little bit. It sagged JUST a little bit under the heavy stone but it turned out great!
  • First test drive this weekend.  Went great.  Sorry no pics.  Loaded top and bottom with ribs then did hotdogs for the little ones.  Worked like a charm.  Thanks again for the work in setting this up.

    Damascus, VA.  Friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.

    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

  • TEggSunTEggSun Posts: 240
    While I know I am far too late for the group buy, can anyone tell me how to purchase one of these?
    Transplanted from Austin, Texas to Medina, Ohio

  • GATABITESGATABITES Posts: 1,230
    I got mine last week and used it the same day. 
    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Baltimore, MD
  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 513
    TEggSun said:
    While I know I am far too late for the group buy, can anyone tell me how to purchase one of these?
    PM @Eggcelsior for details.
    -Jody Newell (LBGE & a mini BGE!)
    Location:  Munford, TN  Homepage:  Shadow photo shadow.gif
  • EvilsportsEvilsports Posts: 37
    Have any other Canadians received there extender yet?  I'm waiting for mine, wanted to make sure I'm not the only one.
  • hoffmandhoffmand Posts: 105
    edited June 2013
    TEggSun said:
    While I know I am far too late for the group buy, can anyone tell me how to purchase one of these?
    Sent you a PM
    Cedar Park, TX
  • CaptpabloCaptpablo Posts: 60

    @hoffmand please send me the details as well! I'm interested.

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,560
    @Captpablo hit me up for details. You can still order.

    @Evilsports, your unit shipped on 6/13 
  • hoffmandhoffmand Posts: 105
    Captpablo said:

    @hoffmand please send me the details as well! I'm interested.

    I just told TEggSun that he can find them locally to him (Austin area).  I didn't want to sound like a shill for my friend's store.

    But I think you can still get in on the group buy.  Just PM Eggcelsior.
    Cedar Park, TX
  • EvilsportsEvilsports Posts: 37
    @Eggcelsior can you hook me up with a tracking number?  Two weeks is longer than normal for shipping from the U.S.A.

    Thanks.
  • 500500 Posts: 2,208
    THREAD REHASH;
    I am sorry I missed this group buy.  Does everyone still love it?  How can I get one or two still?
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
  • @500 it is a nice addition to the egg. It is not as nice as a swing rack from ceramic grill works but it does the job. Send a PM to @eggcelsior. He arranged the group buy. Perhaps he has contact info for the company.
    Mark Annville, PA
  • TackmanTackman Posts: 230
    Chicken wings and green grass. Awesome. Haven't seen green grass in awhile. I'm jealous. Going to cook some wings tomorrow. Good looking cook.
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 512
    @eggcelsior hooked me up with one a couple of weeks ago... With the extra grates I purchased to go along with it, it was half the price of the swing rack and has all the utility minus the cast iron.
    SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013 •  Yoder YS640 July
    Location: Jasper, Georgia

  • 500500 Posts: 2,208
    What do you say, Beaker? Can I get one? Or have they all gone up in flames? http://idiotprufs.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/labs_firepaper.jpg
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,560
    @500, you can still get one.
  • 500500 Posts: 2,208
    Cool Eggs.  How might I get one?  Pony Express, Carrier Pigeon, Golden Retriever?
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
  • @500, you can still get one.
    @Eggcelsior - Can I still get one?
    Large BGE from Normal, IL 
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,560
    PM sent
  • 500500 Posts: 2,208
    Late to the party on this.  So psyched to finally get a grate extender.  Should do much better than the old Big Green Egg Grill Extender I use now.  Thanks @Egggcelsior for getting me in. 
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
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