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Small Egg...

So, how do you guys set up your small eggs? I have seen pics of the swinging rack, but I am concerned with it rusting. There is no adjustable rig for the small... So how is a guy supposed to get two levels of cooking space?
LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • I have been wondering about this too, maybe somebody will chime in soon

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • I just bought a used small sunday and got a woo and stone and drip pan. It seems like it would be a stretch to try to cook 2 levels. I have a large egg too so just wanted small for portability and smaller cooks. I LOVE my new setup with the woo though. Cant wait to try her out.
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  • I just light the large instead f I need more space


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    LBGE & SBGE (big momma and pat)
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  • Me too MCN but still like the challenge of cramming the lil guy as full as I can

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • Me too MCN but still like the challenge of cramming the lil guy as full as I can

    +1
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Besides the CGW Swing Rack, you can cut down one of the group buy grid extenders (I hacked off 1 inch) and use a Mini grid for the upper tier and it'll fit on the Woo:
    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    Another option would be a Mini grid with stainless bolts attached.

    If what you're cooking isn't too tall and you have a Woo, you can put a grid on top of the fire ring, food, Woo, and another grid.
    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    I've managed to put a shallow drip pan on the Woo, a Mini grid on the Pan, food, Small grid on top of the Woo (look in the center of the CI mini servers to see one underneath): Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
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  • Me too MCN but still like the challenge of cramming the lil guy as full as I can

    Yea I just really don't do much with my small anymore. Wish I'd have got a mini instead @mickey tried to tell me


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  • The small is turnin into my go to egg. The large is prolly havin egg envy.

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    Large BGE. Small BGE Henderson, Ky.
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  • Me too MCN but still like the challenge of cramming the lil guy as full as I can
    Yea I just really don't do much with my small anymore. Wish I'd have got a mini instead @mickey tried to tell me
    MCN - Just curious about why you don't use your small that much.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • @fred19flintstone

    It doesn't heat up quick or hot enough for somethings. And I guess I really just love my large. I've started cooking more food at a time too instead of just for two, I make bigger portions for instant left overs so I can always take lunch to work. And now our little one eats what ever we eat for supper.


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  • @fred19frinstone

    I'd trade it outright for a mini any day... Only problem is that warranty :-??


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  • The mini does out perform the small as far as speed and I think it gets hotter. The small has more real estate. I just bought the swing rack for the small & i'm really enjoying it! I have the small heating up right now. It's just Bubba burgers, but I'll post a pic.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • 9 Bubbas or the Kroger store brand equivalent with the swing rack. Not bad.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • I have a large and mini.  For a meal for Mom and me = Mini.  If I want leftovers for lunches etc. = Large.  Pretty simple.  My family insisted that I get the Large but the Medium would have been plenty IMO.  I was right.  Having a Medium and Mini would have been ideal for my family.  The small seems to have always had problems with higher temps.  Using smaller lump for some has helped.  Bottom line is the bigger the egg = using more lump to get it to temp.  
    Dan, Columbia,Mo.
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  • @revolver1 - To me, cooking on my egg is one of life's pleasures. Worrying about lump consumption is like having a hot rod and fretting over gas mileage. You could drive a car with a 4 cylinder engine. Sure you're saving gas, but where's the zip?

    Just my 2¢.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • @revolver1 - To me, cooking on my egg is one of life's pleasures. Worrying about lump consumption is like having a hot rod and fretting over gas mileage. You could drive a car with a 4 cylinder engine. Sure you're saving gas, but where's the zip? Just my 2¢.

    Preach on brother... +1
    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Since getting the hi-que charcoal grate my small will wrap the thermometer. No problem getting it hot and it gets there waaaayyy faster than my large too.

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     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

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  • jtippersjtippers Posts: 509
    Hey @R2Egg2Q,

    How did you build this? Or do you have more pics of this setup? I think this may be my solution...
    R2Egg2Q said:
    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    Another option would be a Mini grid with stainless bolts attached.

    LBGE April 2011 • SBGE December 2012 •  XLBGE December 2013
    Location: Jasper, Georgia
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