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Question about an adjustable rig

I am finally going to pull the trigger on an adjustable rig after 3 years of hillbilly fabricating cooks with bolts, washers and bricks. I have a Lg BGE and was looking at the website and was wondering if I need the16.5 inch grid or the 13 x 17in grid. What do you all have and which one is more versatile?  Thank you all


  • I have the oval. I bought it because I love ribs and thats the best setup for ribs. I've also done other stuff like butts on it, but the round setup is prolly better for that. Contact Tom at CGS. He'll talk you through it.


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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,742
    Hey don't feel bad , my smoker has been the terracotta pot smoker for the past 2+ years.
    Seattle, WA
  • FatMikeFatMike Posts: 464
    Thank You, I will give him a call.
  • 13x17.  you already have a big round one i imagine.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,080
    Oval is ideal for ribs and brisket so you don't have them overhanging onto a hot zone. Round would be best for multiple butts, but I believe I can get two butts on the oval and that's probably the most I'll ever do.

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,588
    R&B Combo with oval stone and grid. Add the rig extender. Will be around $200. I called Tom and that is the setup he suggested for me. Great guy just call him. I am about to place my order.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • scooter759scooter759 Posts: 248
    I did the R&B Combo last year. Can't believe I waited so long. Just pulled the trigger on the AR extender combo. Another great purchase.
    Extra Large, 2 Large, Medium, Mini Max, Weber Summit gasser, Weber Q. Mankato, MN
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