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My "workhorse" BGE accessory....

I'm sure we all have an Egg accessory they like and depend on more than others....mine is the half moon cast iron for the Large BGE.

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-SMITTY     

from SANTA CLARA, CA

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  • Mine is cheap welders gloves from Harbor Freight.
    I finally took the plunge and bought my large Big Green Easter Egg from Roswell Hardware in Roswell, GA 03/31/2012
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273

    I'm sure we all have an Egg accessory they like and depend on more than others....mine is the half moon cast iron for the Large BGE.

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    I like the looks of that - where could a person find one?
    Cookin in Texas
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,538
    Asbestos fingertips 
  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,431
    edited August 2013

    It's a BGE item #CIGHL.  Smooth on one side, grid on the other.

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,096
    @SmittytheSmoker -- what types of stuff do you cook on it?  I see the potatoes in the photo.  
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • @C-TX

    I like to cook steaks here at home, so typically I do a potato and veggie on the cast iron grid.  I do potatoes up front and while the steak comes off for a rest I do Zucchini coins, or other smaller veggies on the piping hot cast iron.  I do coat them with olive oil and salt and pepper and the cast iron makes quick work of them.   I remember having to cut off the handles of cast iron skillets to use in the Egg, but a round cast iron piece dominates the cooking area, the 1/2 moon allows other cooks to happen at the same time. 

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    edited August 2013
    Use my Grid Lifter on 100% of cooks. Use the Adj Rack on 80%. Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • @Mross

    Yeah, but that is one expensive accessory my friend.

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • EggRacerEggRacer Posts: 400
    How long does it take the potato slices to cook?

    XLBGE & LBGE
    North Richland Hills, TX
  • MrossMross Posts: 337
    @smitty You have no idea just how expensive it is!
    Duncan, SC
  • rtt121rtt121 Posts: 645
    I actually find myself using my rib rack a ton.

    Great for using as a spacer or put it right on the coals with a small circular grid on top for a spider type rig
    Medium, and XL eggs in Galloway NJ.  Just outside of Atlantic City.  
  • StlScottStlScott Posts: 77
    Dumb as it may sound...it's my BGE ash removal tool. I use it to get the ash out, stir the coals before the cook, assist with removing a hot grill/grid and whack away anything that comes my way food's way during overnight cooks.

    ;)

    StlScott
  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,431
    edited August 2013
    rtt121 said:
    I actually find myself using my rib rack a ton.

    Great for using as a spacer or put it right on the coals with a small circular grid on top for a spider type rig
     

     
    Interesting...any pics of this in use to sear down low?

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,667
    Right arm... 12 oz curls.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • flemsterflemster Posts: 259
    1) Thermapen (british racing green, very fast...)
    2) I use my PSWOO2 on every cook.  I will remove it only when putting the spider and CI grid in the firebox for a sear.  Have not cooked at fire ring level since buying it.  Love the control of getting the food up higher for the directs..
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    Keywords: Gator, Nashvegas, LBGE, Looftlighter, Thermapen in Racing Green (faster than the red one!), PSWOO2, Spider with CI, IQ120
  • bodskibodski Posts: 366
    I'm with you @flemster. I use my PSWOO3 on virtually every cook - raised direct, indirect with the plate setter, searing with a CI grid on the built-in spider or even wok cooking. My thermapen is used every cook too.

    Cincinnati

    LBGE, Weber Kettle, Weber Gasser

  • XL - Platesetter & AR.
    Small & Mini - Woo & stones.
    All - Thermapen

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,069

    On the large, I'd have to go with weed burner and for the MINI it would be the Mini Woo.

     

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