Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
April showers bring...National BBQ Month! Are you ready for a month full of briskets, pulled pork and chicken wings? We hope so, because it’s almost here! Keep an eye out for some of our favorite BBQ recipes we’ll be sharing with you throughout the month of May.

Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new showroom and check out the museum and culinary center too! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340

Oval or Round Grid for Large Adjustable Rig?

Hi there,

Getting my Christmas list finalized and could use help in deciding which grid to go with as part of the Adjustable Rig Combo from the CeramicGrillStore.   I have a Large Egg that I am "accessorizing".    Pros/cons between the two grids?  

Thanks!

Jeff

 

·

Comments

  • I'm interested in this for the same reason. I noticed they are upgrading the extended rack so I told Santa to hold off til December to see the upgrade.

    ........................................................................................

    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

    ·
  • I reccomend the oval grids on the slides with the rig extender. 

    For ribs, the oval grid with the oval stone gives you the most indirect protection without obstructing any airflow. 

    ·
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,134
    Plus 1 on FriscoFrogFriscoFrog's post.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

    ·
  • Oval grids are interchangeable for sliding in and out. I frequently swap the top and bottom grid when doing multi-tier cooks so this was a no brainier for me. I cook a lot of large capacity chicken pieces which require a lot of turning for even cooking.
    LBGE, Weber OTG w/ Rotisserie, Weber Genesis S-330, Chargriller Duo, AR-15, AK-47
    ·
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,360

    I reccomend the oval grids on the slides with the rig extender. 

    For ribs, the oval grid with the oval stone gives you the most indirect protection without obstructing any airflow. 

    +2  I just use the stock BGE round grid on top of the A.R. for doing pizza.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

    ·
  • Oval it is...Thanks guys!
    ·
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,427
    Oval it is...Thanks guys!
    Good choice.  Have oval...which works great for most applications. 
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
    ·
  • I have the round, which is nice, but my Xmas list will have the oval grids and slide guides in addition to the new rack extender. I do prefer the round stone for indirect cooking because it can work with the spider and the oval stone can not. Good when you need to load the AR up with racks for multi level cooking.
    Large BGE & mini stepchild. 
    The damp PNW 
    ·
Sign In or Register to comment.