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Stupid!!!!

So took my platesetter out and set it on the edge.  Right when I did it I thought "I really shouldn't do that."  Next thing you know I knock it over and break two of the legs off!  What an idiot.  Well, that was a $70 mistake - live and learn.  :-(

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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 3,620
    That sucks but I would use it as it is.

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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,851
    Bright side...knock off the third leg and you just made yourself a nice pizza stone ;)
    +1

    I have a PSWoo3 and have been meaning to knock all the legs off of my Platesetter to better work with that and as a secondary stone. Going to do the same thing with my Small Platesetter. No worries. 
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    Sorry to hear about your loss, but now is as good a time as any for an AR with stone. 
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • Mama RoneckMama Roneck Posts: 367
    JB Weld. Will hold fine for low and slows. Not so much for pizza.
    Mamaroneck
  • Dang that sucks, but you can use it for a stone. 
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,484
    tazcrash said:
    Sorry to hear about your loss, but now is as good a time as any for an AR with stone. 
    x2........just got my new ar customer combo with spider,stone, and drip pan. alot more useful than the platesetter
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    edited April 2013
    JB Weld. Will hold fine for low and slows. Not so much for pizza.
    right, but discover that fact after you convince SWMBO's about the Adjustable rig.   ;)

    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,620
    Too bad, but sounds like you had a better alternative already. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,980
    I did the same thing and broke off one leg. Cut the other two off and it makes a perfect indirect piece for the AR

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Can you at least blame the adult beverages?
    We've all done some stupid things in life, don't sweat it
    Take a dremel to that third leg and enjoy your pizza stone
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • HogHeavenHogHeaven Posts: 265
    Have another cocktail and forget about it. This time next year you won't even remember it ever happened...
  • LitLit Posts: 5,847
    As stated jb weld will hold. I kicked a leg off mine several years ago and it has even survived many pizza cooks.
  • ptmurphyptmurphy Posts: 42
    Unfortunately, I have no excuse... I was completely sober.  I was just in a hurry, set it down, and when a reached around to pick up the cast iron grate behind it, boom. 

    Cutting the other leg off is a good idea - I'll give that a try!
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    I was completely sober....

    " here's your sign"....
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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