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ParallelParallel Posts: 415
edited November 2012 in EggHead Forum
I've been bitten... I just ordered the Super Peel gift set, a Ceramic Grillworks Swing Rack and a Grill Gripper to fit. Any others I might be interested in but don't yet know about?

Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • reh111reh111 Posts: 161
    Plate Setter and Pizza stone if you don't already have them - rib rack too
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 415
    Bought the plate setter when I bought the egg. We have a pizza stone, but I've noticed that some have a deep dish pizza stone... I may need one of those. Hmmm... rib rack. Are they all about the same or are there certain features I should be looking for?

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 6,411
    Aftermarket $$ for the BGE is as open as your wallet is deep :)
    Louisville
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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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  • ParallelParallel Posts: 415
    edited November 2012
    lousubcap said:
    Aftermarket $$ for the BGE is as open as your wallet is deep :)
    Soooooo... you're saying it shallow then?  :))

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
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  • Adjustable Rig combo and a wok. Thermopen and an IR thermometer.  Two coolers.  One for meat, one for beer.  This just goes on and on.  You may end up broke but you won't be bored.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
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  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,161
    I won't be long now until another egg is in your sights. As far as the rib rack, the only thing I can think of to make the BGE one better is make it out of stainless steel.
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  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,003
    Sous Vide - Polyscience Pro - ask Nolaegghead - he has all of the cool toys!!!!

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,407
    I'm in need of the adjustable rig.  I have the BGE platesetter that came with my egg.  Will the AR sit on top of the platesetter like the BGE rack does now?
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Congrats on the Super Peel and Swing rack, those are two of my favorite toys for the egg. Pizza parties are so much easier with both of those. I start out on the lower rack and then move pizzas to the top to finish high in the dome. Have you looked into a controller system BBQ Guru or Stoker? I have a DigiQ Dx2 from BBQ Guru and use it anytime I'm cooking over an hour. Not needed but is a pretty cool device that will hold your egg to within three degrees of the temperature you want till you run out of lump.. 

    @YEMTrey I'm not 100% about the adjustable rig but you can use the swing rack with the platesetter, so I imagine you could. 

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    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • shuckershucker Posts: 321
    R2Egg2Q said:
    thanks for the links.  Ill be using these for making a christmas list!

    Shucker

    Eastern North Carolina

    Go Pirates!

    Large & Mini Max Big Green Eggs


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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


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    Nola that is one sweet set-up you have there. What is the box with the window unit for?
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    Kosko said:
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


    Nola that is one sweet set-up you have there. What is the box with the window unit for?
    That's a red-neck cold smoker (well, does hot too).  Window unit AC keeps it cool for fish/cheese, etc.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,161
    YEMTrey said:
    I'm in need of the adjustable rig.  I have the BGE platesetter that came with my egg.  Will the AR sit on top of the platesetter like the BGE rack does now?
    No, you can't use the platesetter with the adjustible rig. I had one for three years and this year I went with a PSWOO 2 and 3 then made a raised grate with one of the adjustable rig grates and I like it better for the way I cook. BTW the PSWOO's work with the plate setter. While your shopping pick up some of the drip pans Tom sells, I think they work better then any other drip pan I have tried.
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  • paqmanpaqman Posts: 1,654
    Kosko said:
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


    Nola that is one sweet set-up you have there. What is the box with the window unit for?
    That's a red-neck cold smoker (well, does hot too).  Window unit AC keeps it cool for fish/cheese, etc.
    You are kidding right?  ok.... no you are not.

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    Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage. •Niccolo Machiavelli
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    edited November 2012
    paqman said:
    Kosko said:
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


    Nola that is one sweet set-up you have there. What is the box with the window unit for?
    That's a red-neck cold smoker (well, does hot too).  Window unit AC keeps it cool for fish/cheese, etc.
    You are kidding right?  ok.... no you are not.
    The whole concept it the 5000 BTU AC runs constantly - full blast, and the DigiQ pumps enough heat into it to keep it at a subambient temp - like 60F.  It works.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • You're taking the heat/smoke from the egg into the door and a vent out of the top? Nice setup, I think I need one..
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    Yeah, dryer duct.  A 4" adapter fits in the top of the large egg perfectly.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Thank you. 4 inch exhaust on the cold smoking box, or larger?
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    paqman said:
    Kosko said:
    Dedicated ash vacuum is convenient.... pan with hot water - hot tub - entryway to sous vide.


    Nola that is one sweet set-up you have there. What is the box with the window unit for?
    That's a red-neck cold smoker (well, does hot too).  Window unit AC keeps it cool for fish/cheese, etc.
    You are kidding right?  ok.... no you are not.
    The whole concept it the 5000 BTU AC runs constantly - full blast, and the DigiQ pumps enough heat into it to keep it at a subambient temp - like 60F.  It works.

    Freaking brilliant invention in my opinion!
    Peachtree City, Ga Large BGE
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    @Sandbilly - the inlet on the smoker is 4".  The exhaust is 3". 

    @Kosko - thanks man - and I'd like to thank "firewater" for motivating me to make it. I think I have about $160 in it - not including stuff I had laying around.  $100 of that was the AC.
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • ZickZick Posts: 171
    Nola...that is crazy. I have to meet you one of these days when I am in NOLA. My favorite city in the world. I go there a few times a year.
    When was the last time you did something for the first time? - Zick Boulder, CO
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,197
    Sure zick, I'll cook ya up some of mah mamma's squirrel and possum gumbo :)
    ______________________________________________
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,407
    YEMTrey said:
    I'm in need of the adjustable rig.  I have the BGE platesetter that came with my egg.  Will the AR sit on top of the platesetter like the BGE rack does now?
    No, you can't use the platesetter with the adjustible rig. I had one for three years and this year I went with a PSWOO 2 and 3 then made a raised grate with one of the adjustable rig grates and I like it better for the way I cook. BTW the PSWOO's work with the plate setter. While your shopping pick up some of the drip pans Tom sells, I think they work better then any other drip pan I have tried.
    Thanks for the info. All the AR/Woo talk is very confusing.  What my immediate need is extra space.  I want to be able to do ribs on one rack, then cast iron pans of cornbread and mac'n cheese on the top rack.  So, one of the PSWOO setups can accomplish this?
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • bodskibodski Posts: 361
    The pswoo works great with the plate setter, but you'll still need to add an extender for more space. They used to make one for the woo, but it was discontinued. i bought a Grill Dome extender to use with mine. There are other alternatives.

    Cincinnati

    LBGE, Weber Kettle, Weber Gasser

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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    @YEMTrey - With your XL, you can use the XL AR on top of your platesetter and stock XL grid. Tom has write ups & pics of all kinds of set ups at: http://www.ceramicgrillstore.com/xl-adjustable-rig.html

    I don't believe Tom offers a "PS" version of the Woo for the XL yet. Since extra space is your immediate need, the AR better meets that need.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,407
    Thanks guys!  Exactly the info I was looking for.

    Gonna be spending a bunch of money shortly.
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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