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Grill Grates

IrrivirsibleIrrivirsible Posts: 14
edited January 2012 in EggHead Forum
Anyone use these on the EGG?  

Comments

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    Is this what you are asking about?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • No, this 

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  • Love mine. They work as advertised.
    Love me some maple.  Go Canadians.
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,863
    What's the benefit of this? Looks interesting.
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • I use mine all the time. No flare ups, easy to clean, awesome grill marks, mostly nonstick, and food like fish won't fall through the grid. Pretty versatile. I can easily recommend it and their customer service is top notch as well. Nice extra to have in my Egg arsenal.

    Check out their website.

    http://www.grillgrate.com/

  • Oh man!  One more must-have doo-dad.  This egg is eating me alive.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I have a set of them unused if anyone wants them...I'm not sure of the details exactly, or what they are worth. I'll check at home later or in the morning, but send me a message if you're interested and we can work something out...they're just sitting around here, so I'm open to giving someone a deal.....
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,802
    Mighty_Quinn we sure think the same on many things.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I'm guessing that's a good thing Mickey
  • tfoutchtfoutch Posts: 76
    No flare-ups on the egg if you will leave the lid closed!  
    TFOUTCH Algood, Tennessee
  • Agree w/ Tftouch - leaving the lid closed on the Egg won't allow flareups (and you'll only get them if you open the Egg to "peek" or perhaps to flip your food).

    Not sure I see the "need" for something like the Grill Grate on an Egg (I just personally think it's superfluous), but if the folks who have them like them, then more power to ya!!
    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
  • chrisnjennchrisnjenn Posts: 534
    edited January 2012

    As my post above clearly says, GrillGrates does a lot more than just flareups. Of course the Egg when closed stops flareups (ummm common knowledge to anyone who owns one), but there are times when I grill I don't close the lid.

     

    To the OP:  I actually own the product, use it a lot and I love it.  Good luck with your decision.

  • Heck, the vast majority of the accessories people buy for the Egg isn't a "need", but a want.  That is one of the key reasons I love the Egg.  Buying toys that I don't really need for it, but makes it more enjoyable.  I believe you can't have too many BBQ/Egg toys.
  • Hillbilly-HightechHillbilly-Hightech Posts: 966
    edited January 2012
    Dude, take a chill pill, alright... I wasn't attacking you or your "need" (want) regarding the Grill Grate. I was ONLY offering a differing opinion.

    As far as your reasons for liking the Grill Grate, you stated that it:

    "No flare ups, easy to clean, awesome grill marks, mostly nonstick, and food like fish won't fall through the grid."

    Aside from the fish falling through the stock BGE grid, all your other claims are already handled by the stock BGE cooking surface - no flareups (if you keep the lid closed), easy to clean (the grid can be cleaned w/ a rolled up ball of aluminum foil, or a grill brush), awesome grill marks (can get those by placing a smaller grid right over top of the coals), mostly nonstick (PAM works wonders for that)...

    As far as doing fish - I do most of my fish on a cedar plank, but w/out that, wouldn't this offer the same results (but for MUCH less $$): http://www.amazon.com/06051X-Premium-Triple-Non-Stick-Basket/dp/B001BVVSH6/ref=sr_1_1?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1326910019&sr=1-1

    Or even this: http://www.amazon.com/06032X-Platinum-Prestige-Stainless-Topper/dp/B00008DHPC/ref=pd_sim_hg_6

    All I'm saying is that there's more than 1 way to skin a cat, and as my signature shows, I try to find what works for me & be adaptable.

    There's folks who SWEAR by the expensive raised grid setups, but I found I can get the same results from a couple firebricks & an additional $10 grid from a big box store.

    For those folks who might be looking for ways to get similar results @ a cheaper price, there ARE alternatives, which is what I provided. For those where $$ isn't an issue or factor, they can spend $40-100 (depending on size) on Grill Grates.

    As I said, if you're happy w/ it, more power to ya!! (but the OP should know he can get similar results using cheaper products just by thinking outside the box a little bit).

    That's ALL I was trying to do...

    Happy days!!
    Rob
    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
  • chrisnjennchrisnjenn Posts: 534
    edited January 2012

    OK.

    You have a good day also.

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