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Foiled Plate Setter? I might stop...

Greetings friends!

I just cooked another two-brisket run with my plate setter, and it's slowly turning black, despite my foiling and refoilings... 

I've seen pictures of "well seasoned" plate setters - do you guys think it burns the drippings or that there are any bad side effects to just letting the thing ride?

I go through a lot of heavy duty foil - if this is needless, then I'm on board..

8-Damien

Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • ribmasterribmaster Posts: 209

    save the foil.

     

    I grill therefore I am.....not hungy.
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,906
    Mine goes camando. It gets dirty, then on a pizza or steak it gets clean


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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,747

    Mine goes camando. It gets dirty, then on a pizza or steak it gets clean

    Yep. Same here.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,521
    Did you win your contest?
    XL,L,S 
    Winston-Salem, NC 
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I don't "Wrap" my platesetter, but i put a single piece of thin foil across the platesetter, then turn the sides up slightly.  The foil catches the drippings and they cook away.  At the end of the cook, i remove the grid, and with the tongs, i wad up the foil with grease and toss it!
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  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,193
    Hi54putty said:
    Did you win your contest?
    Runner up!  I posted in the original thread.  :)  Thanks!
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • BotchBotch Posts: 2,964
    I don't "Wrap" my platesetter, but i put a single piece of thin foil across the platesetter, then turn the sides up slightly.  The foil catches the drippings and they cook away.  At the end of the cook, i remove the grid, and with the tongs, i wad up the foil with grease and toss it!
    This is what I usually do too.  
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  • smokinsoonersmokinsooner Posts: 161
    I don't "Wrap" my platesetter, but i put a single piece of thin foil across the platesetter, then turn the sides up slightly.  The foil catches the drippings and they cook away.  At the end of the cook, i remove the grid, and with the tongs, i wad up the foil with grease and toss it!

    +2

    Or I just do a nuclear burn with the PS inverted, legs down... it all burns off. 

    BOOMER!
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