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Directions to build an extened grid

DawgtiredDawgtired Posts: 275
edited December 2011 in EggHead Forum

Trying to help a friend that got a new egg for Christmas. The directions were on the Naked Whiz site, but I can't seem to find them now.


Thanks everyone!


  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 22,867
    two fire bricks and a second grid is as easy as it gets
  • The one I made from The Whiz website has nuts, bolts, and washers
  • GatoGato Posts: 766
    Here are some pics from the naked whiz site. The first one is a home made one with nuts and bolts. The other is the grid extender from bge that attaches to the first grid. The sides lift up to access food on the lower grid.
    Geaux Tigers!!!
  • The one on the left is the one I'm trying to get directions for. Bolt sizes, etc.




  • I don't know the exact sizes because I use fire bricks, so I can't help ya there - but what I could recommend is taking your grid to your local hardware store & just seeing what size bolts fit, and what size washers will keep the bolts from falling through.  As far as the length, you can measure from where your first grid sits, to a height you want to raise it to.  Keep in mind that the higher you go, the smaller the grid will have to be due to the curvature of the dome. 

    Aside from that - fire bricks work WONDERS!! 

    Anyway, let us know what solution you decide to go with!!
    Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup... Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend. - Bruce Lee
  • I built the one on the left and would recommend the fire brick method.  Buy a box of 6 of them for ~$10 and you will use them for all sorts of things.  If you have a tile cutter even better.  The bolt/rack thing is a pain to store and not that stable.  Also, you need stainless bolts, so it's not that inexpensive either.  

  • I also prefer to use the brick method.

    To answer your question, you can find instructions from TNW to build your own here:

    Kind regards,

  • I used four 5" carrage bolts with two nuts and washers.  when all the way to the top I can still do two butts on the top grill.  I used a grill for a 22" webber it is actually a little smaller than the GE grill so it will give you the clearance you need.  It is real stable and can be lifted off if you want to get to the lower rack.  I have also used the bricks and they work but I loose to much rack surface for what I do 
  • SqueezySqueezy Posts: 1,102
    Bricks are good, already had them, so for two level cooking, I use the CI on the bottom and my SS grate on top.
    Never eat anything passed through a window unless you're a seagull ... BGE Lg.
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