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Hot Darn! Should have thought of this sooner.

I have solved my "raise the drip pan off the plate setter" problem. It cost $5 and came with two alum cookie sheets for free. 

This thing has sat in my man box for a few months and I never thought of using it as a spacer until today. It is basically a bakers cooling rack or whatever. My wife uses them too cool cookies and cakes. 
Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.


  • You, sir, are a brain scientist and a rocket surgeon.  Nice going !


    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • I also hunted for the right bricks for about 15 min until remembered I have a half a pallet of bricks in my back yard. I felt like the Village Idiot. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,740
    I do the same thing. Also, sometimes I lay sliced of bacon on it and cook them. I love bacon that way.
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,217

    I like that better then my 3 pennies in each corner idea. Here is an Amazon link for anyone interested.

  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,389
    @travisstrick have one of those i sit my hot grids and place setter on now i have another use thanks for the idea 
    Large Big Green Egg , XL Big Green Egg . BBQ Guru, Weber Kettle, Weber Q grill for road trips.
  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,880
    Your idea just jiggled my brain stem:  I kept the two racks from my $50 electric water smoker that I used for 15 years, the smaller one fits inside my place-setter perfectly.  Thank you!  
    Live fast, die young, and leave a well-marbled corpse.  
    Ogden, Utard.  
  • Dan4BBQDan4BBQ Posts: 270
  • Texans, sometimes you just can't tell 'em anything without pictures. This is a great idea, 'cause I've been using it for sometime.....

    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,473
    Slap head! I've got tons of racks. Put a Travis stamp on it and you could sell them as an Egg accessory for $29.95.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • TUTTLE871TUTTLE871 Posts: 1,316
    I would like to know more about the cakes and cookies that were on those racks before.

    "Hold my beer and watch this S##T!"


  • That is one of the few very tricks I figured out (on my own!!) right off the bat. My problem is that because I'm now using them in the Egg, my racks are here, there and everywhere and I have to go hunting for them. Chaos.

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