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2nd Cooking Level Needed

I have a lrg BGE and wanting to add a 2nd cooking level. Any recommendations on the cheapest/best route? Thanks for the feedback!


    edited July 2013
    grid extender

    pm @eggcelsior to see if you can still order. 

    I love mine. I have the XL, coupled with the L SS grid, I have a ton of cooking space. I am going to get the adjustable rig sometime in the future, 

    Here is the grid extender in action, posted by another user:

    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Reisterstown, MD
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,990
    if your looking for something cheap and quick, homedepot has weber replacement grids that fit and get two bricks to put the grid on. for more money the adjustable rig combo from the ceramic grill store is nice, especially if you didnt buy the platesetter
  • Got everything I needed at Ace Hardware.  5" SS bolts, washers and wing nuts so I could adjust it up and down.  Only need 3 bolts not 4. Much cheaper than an adjustable rig and works great.




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  • blukatblukat Posts: 327
    Thanks for the feedback, I will check them both out. Also, I did buy the plate setter.
  • That's friggin awesome, Dave!  I gotta look into that. 
    It's an obsession, but it's pleasin'
  • mdoziermdozier Posts: 86
    Someone else on here showed pics using this available from Amazoo for not too much.

  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    edited July 2013

    That is really cool.   I have been contemplating that I need multi-level cook - on the verge of starting exploration - this totally resets my approach.

    Where did you get the top Grill?  What is the diameter of the top grill?

    Cookin in Texas
  • WalrusBBQWalrusBBQ Posts: 151
    I love the grid extender. I use it with an $8 weber grid so under $35 for the whole setup, gotta love it

    Beers & BBQ

  • SamFerriseSamFerrise Posts: 544
    Fast, easy and cheap.  Four carriage bolts, nuts and washers.

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
  • blukatblukat Posts: 327
    I just bought everything at Lowes today, like $18. Trying the 3 bolts as recommended by Dave. Once I get it put together I will post pictures and stability of the 3 bolt set up. This will also raise the grid for spatchcock chicken cooking.
  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,563
    A Woo turned upside down is a very neat solution and conserves space.  It isn't the cheap solution.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

  • ArbucklejArbucklej Posts: 90
    grid extender for sure..threw one on the med bge and am so happy with the extra space
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