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Does cast iron cooking grid need seasoned?

I am thinking with a high temp cook the seasoning would burn off, so I am thinking it's not necessary, and if that is the case what do you do to prevent rusting? Thanks for the help!
McAlester, Ok. Large and Mini Egg
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  • Que_n_BrewQue_n_Brew Posts: 558
    I don't season unless I'm doing a clean burn and the CI grid is dirty enough to keep in. I then just brush it off and spray with Pam.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,276

    I keep trying to do mine but it never seems to take


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  • okienineokienine Posts: 43
    Thats about what I figured... I'm just being too particular I guess.
    McAlester, Ok. Large and Mini Egg
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  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,851
    the basic sentiment of the advice I received when I got mine was: Just cook a nicely marbled steak, and enjoy.
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
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  • smbishopsmbishop Posts: 1,067
    I don't season unless I'm doing a clean burn and the CI grid is dirty enough to keep in. I then just brush it off and spray with Pam.

    Me too....
    Large, Small, and a LOT of Eggcessories!  Southlake, TX
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  • Greeno55Greeno55 Posts: 539
    Every few hot cooks, I'll just give it a quick rub with some grape seed oil, or spray with Pam during cool down and it's stayed nice and black and rust free.
    LBGE (2012), MiniMax (2014), and too many Eggcessories to list.  - Sudbury, Ontario
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  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,064
    I washed mine in soapy hot water and soaked it down with Pam before its first use, but I have no "control" grid to tell if it did any good or not.  And living here in the high desert, rust is never a problem.  
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