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Raising plate setter

What have you all used to raise your plate setter? Any certain kind of brick? Need to get my pizza up higher in the dome so I don't burn the crust!!

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,895
    Buy the cheapest pizza stone you can find. Do ps legs up with the grate on top of the legs. Put ur cheap stone on the grate. I got a stone and peel for $16 and they work awesome.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,895
    If you go for bricks, any kind will work.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,539
    I don't use a plate setter but like Travis said a pizza stone raised high. If high you don't need the platesetter.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • it's easier to raise your grid than to raise your platesetter. you can either get another grid and do platesetter legs up, grid/bricks/2nd grid or do legs down, bricks on platesetter grid on bricks. Clear as mud?
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 10,043
    +1 with Cen-Tex on raising the grid.  BTW- I " agreed" with his post and from what I can tell anything as a result of that exercise is in the "ether".
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs 
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  • tybishtybish Posts: 61
    Any certain bricks that should be used ? Thanks for the info I'm bound and determine to not burn my next pizza!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    I do mine PS up with a raised grid on BGE stone.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • tybish said:
    Any certain bricks that should be used ? Thanks for the info I'm bound and determine to not burn my next pizza!

    any bricks will work or you can use a rig like henapple or put some beer cans on the bottom or grid or......well you get the idea. There are as many ways to do as there are people on this forum. FWIW, I cook my pizza on a stone on the grid with platesetter legs up. My crust does not burn. you could just lower the temp a little and make it easy on yourself.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • tybishtybish Posts: 61
    I tried to cooking on a stone with ps feet up....crust always burned. I guess half the fun is experimenting!
  • tybish said:
    I tried to cooking on a stone with ps feet up....crust always burned. I guess half the fun is experimenting!

    Yeah, but at what temp?
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • tybishtybish Posts: 61
    Right around 500
  • tybish said:
    Right around 500

    Ok- try to raise it then. I cook around 500 and have no issues. probably the difference in the crust we each use.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • tybishtybish Posts: 61
    I wonder what dimensions my bricks should be
  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    I put in a PS legs up, grid, and the Woo from my Small or my lump reducing ring from my XL on the grid to lift the pizza stone about 3-3.5" above the grid/felt line. A standard brick on its side should give you around 3 5/8" of lift which would be fine.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • DuganboyDuganboy Posts: 1,118
    R2Egg2Q said:
    I put in a PS legs up, grid, and the Woo from my Small or my lump reducing ring from my XL on the grid to lift the pizza stone about 3-3.5" above the grid/felt line. A standard brick on its side should give you around 3 5/8" of lift which would be fine.
    I've done both of these also.  If you do a lot of pizzas invest in a Woo, because it is simple for raising the pizza and has many other uses.
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