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grill extender or 3 tier rack??????

BGEBrianBGEBrian Posts: 24
edited 10:40PM in EggHead Forum
I am wondering what the overall opinion is of whether I should get a grill extender OR the 3 tier rack.

Any opinions would be great.


BGEBRIAN in Holland, MI


  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    You can make a grill extender for very little cost. 1 18" grate, 4 carriage bolts (3-1/2"), 8 washers and 8 nuts. 3/8" bolts seem to be a good size.
  • icemncmthicemncmth Posts: 1,157
    Or you can buy a wooring
  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Whats a wooooring?
  • Dave ShadyDave Shady Posts: 247
    I have and have used both,

    What I like about the 3 tier is the small ring you get when you buy that part. I put that under my 3" fire ring so when i just grill the grate is almost up even with the lower surface.

    BUT then you can just take the 3" out put in the plate setter and use the 3 tier or like we did ribs the othr day. We took ut the 3" ring put in the plate setter the the cast iron grate for the taters then the single level extender to put the V rack on to hold the ribs. Fit perfectly.

    Never have enough Eggcessories!!!! lol The home made extender looks very functional also and SIMPLE!
  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,452
    To each his own but I really prefer the Grill Extender over a 3 tier rack or a homemade grate with bolts. Reason? Ease of storage! The extender merely will collapse when not needed vs needing to find someplace to stack the bolt protruding rack!
    My other method I frequently use is merely straddling an auxiliary grate on top of two fire bricks standing on their edge. Quick and simple.
    L, M, S, Mini
    Dunlap, IL
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