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First Post and question

Hello to all

Ive had My XL for 7 days and here is what Ive cooked in order.

1. Ribeyes
2. Pizza
3. Beef Brisket
4. 4 racks of Baby Backs
5. Zuccini/ Squash
6. Boston Butt
7. Cookies
8. Burgers

Question. I have already gotten the platesetter, pizza stone, grill cover, rib rack, and drip pan.

What eggcessories should I get next that will be the most useful??


  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,474
    Thermapen (a must) and lots of extra lump. Also an adj rig.
    Welcome to our little cult.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • BigABigA Posts: 1,157
    a pit controller, like a bbq guru or boston stoker!!!! it is a must, also a thermopen (meat theremoter)!! Go to,
  • OblioOblio Posts: 53
    High temp gloves for searing (you probably noticed this on your first high temp cook if you didn't already have them :ohmy: )

    External temp thermometer for lo & slo cooks. I just ordered a Maverick ET73, borrowed a neighbors thermometer for my first butt.
  • I do not have an XL but if I did I would get the stuff Tom offers. Check out his site.

    Lump reducers would be a must for me.

    Oh if you do not have a cover, I would suggest you get one, but that is my opinion, others may disagree.
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    Storage Shed! :woohoo:


    Welcome to the madness!! B)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    XXXL on a XL, Get the thermapen if you don't already have it. Black is fastest. :woohoo: Tim
  • Welcome and I like my RED Thermopen :laugh: :laugh:
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