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Best deal on a CI grid for mini?

Can anyone point me in the right direction?
SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013 •  Yoder YS640 July
Location: Jasper, Georgia

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  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,466
    edited November 2013
    Best deal? seriously if you have the tools make your own! Just cut it out of a larger cast iron grate. It really is easy to do. Here's the cast off from my small...the min is even easier!image
    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 512
    I see how it would be easy... But alas, I am short a larger CI grid as well... :(
    SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013 •  Yoder YS640 July
    Location: Jasper, Georgia

  • LitLit Posts: 6,461
    Think I paid $35 from the tucker store. I have the stainless and cast iron and I would say get the stainless. I hate how the cast iron rusts if not used for a little while. I opened my small the other night and rust all over the grate after only 2 weeks or so of not using it and it was seasoned and stored in the egg.
  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 512
    @lit - I was wondering about rust... Thanks for the insight.
    SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013 •  Yoder YS640 July
    Location: Jasper, Georgia

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 9,064
    @RRP: now that's a great idea! What brand grate did you use to cut it out of? And where did you buy it?

    @Lit - I agree. I feel like the CI grates are just for cosmetic grill marks. I stopped bothering about mine rusting. Brush the rust off them a bit, spray them with Pam and let them heat up before cooking.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,186
    edited November 2013
    I only have CI pans, gave away 3 CI grills. Now it is all SS grills and no worries
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,466
    caliking said:
    @RRP: now that's a great idea! What brand grate did you use to cut it out of? And where did you buy it?
    I thought I had a file, but can not find it, but I made that 8 years ago out of a replacement grate for a Charm Glow brand gasser. I recall I bought it at Lowe's and simply went there looking for a grate large enough to cut my circle out. BTW they were two to a package and I do have a record where I sold the other one "at my cost" to Retired RailRoader for $18.
    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
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