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firebrick splits what size?

edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Great forum!
New egg on the way! Tring to get the accessories lined up
and I'm almst there.... just need a little help on what
size firebrick would be most useful in the large egg. Thanks for any help. Really looking fwd to this! Phil



  • badbrucebadbruce Posts: 353
    Hi NEWEGG,
    I use 2 - 2X4X8 (approx.)cut in half & 4 - 1X4X8.
    I use the half 2X4's to elevate the second grill & the 1X4's for an indirect cook. Pizza stone would prolly be simpler but I never do anything the easy way when I can make it more difficult, just my nature.

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,516
    they are relatively cheap, buy a few whole (2x4x8) and a few split (1x4x8). i dont own a platesetter, but those that do may not use the bricks at all

  • RRPRRP Posts: 14,443
    <p />NEWEGG, since we don't know where you live let me post yet another alternative. Pictured here is an unused and a well used fire brick which came from Menard's. They measure 4.5 x 9 x 1.25 and come 8 to a box for about $9.00. Don't say you don't need 8 of them as 4 is a nice number and then iffin you think friends will follow your lead in buying BGEs these bricks make "cool" housewarming gifts!!!

    Dunlap, IL
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    The ones I use are twice as thick as these. About a buck each as well. I found them at a concrete supply place when I was purchasing pavers for the new patio. I went with the larger size because the price difference was minimal.[p]Dennis

  • JimWJimW Posts: 450
    RRP,[p]These are the size I use. When I do use them, I put 3 on their sides to support a second grate and 3 laid flat on the bottom grate. A drip pan on top is also desireable.

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