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Mini BGE

I am considering purchasing a Mini BGE. What is your opinion regarding also purchasing a platesetter with the Mini? They now have one listed as a "new item." Appreciate your input.
LARGE, MINI BGE    SAN DIEGO, CA            An alcoholic with a barbecuing problem.

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  • Chris_WangChris_Wang Posts: 1,253
    I would definitely get an indirect piece whether it's the platesetter or the mini woo ring with ceramic stone.

    Ball Ground, GA

    ATL Sports Homer

     

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  • SMITTYtheSMOKERSMITTYtheSMOKER Posts: 2,179
    edited January 2014
    If this will be your only Egg, I would be waiting to buy a larger size.  If you already have a larger Egg, then the  Mini can be a nice compliment.  My 2

     

    -SMITTY     

    from SANTA CLARA, CA

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  • tcampbelltcampbell Posts: 485
    I have that setup and love it.Some don't like the plateset but I do.Either way you'll love the mini. .
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  • stantrbstantrb Posts: 120
    Mini platesetter gives you just a touch more space than the popular mini woo.  I like mine.  Be sure to get the mini with the notched fire ring.
    Rocking the Large, a Mini, and a wood-fired oven for good measure.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,800
    edited January 2014
    Save your $$ on the platesitter and get the mini woo ring with ceramic stones. They are the wok holder, holder for the CI Griddle and holder for the stones. So much more for your Mini.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

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  • Chris_WangChris_Wang Posts: 1,253
    Good point @Mickey. I hope to win a Mini at Salado. Please put in a good word for me!

    Ball Ground, GA

    ATL Sports Homer

     

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,217
    Chris, he'll start getting liquored up and forget the raffle. ..Trust me.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • chashanschashans Posts: 409
    Done deal. It has been ordered. This will compliment my LBGE. Thanks for all of the input.  chashans
    LARGE, MINI BGE    SAN DIEGO, CA            An alcoholic with a barbecuing problem.

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,800
    Good point @Mickey. I hope to win a Mini at Salado. Please put in a good word for me!

    What @henapple said in the post just above. We forgot a Yeti last year.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,217
    We.. you got a mouse in your pocket?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,800
    henapple said:
    We.. you got a mouse in your pocket?

    I forgot. Crap Tony, don't you have a few Larges to move somewhere?
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697
    Mickey said:
    Good point @Mickey. I hope to win a Mini at Salado. Please put in a good word for me!

    What @henapple said in the post just above. We forgot a Yeti last year.
    Did it happen to go home with you after @Mickey ?
    =))

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • odie91odie91 Posts: 189
    I am poor , so instead of plate setter I have two metal rods laid across fire ring, then 8" lodge cast iron skillet with handle cut off, then foil in the lodge, then place grate on top. Offset foil slightly from bottom of lodge so grease doesn't smoke
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,800
    Griffin said:


    Mickey said:



    Good point @Mickey. I hope to win a Mini at Salado. Please put in a good word for me!
    What @henapple said in the post just above. We forgot a Yeti last year.
    Did it happen to go home with you after @Mickey ?
    =))
    No but I did buy a 45 two days ago. That was a 35 they were going to give away.

    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,800
    edited January 2014
    odie91 said:

    I am poor , so instead of plate setter I have two metal rods laid across fire ring, then 8" lodge cast iron skillet with handle cut off, then foil in the lodge, then place grate on top. Offset foil slightly from bottom of lodge so grease doesn't smoke

    Very good way to go and you have a way to put a very good crust on a steak. One thing you may or may not do is if real (lots of) grease I salt the catch pan as well as alum foil
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

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  • chashanschashans Posts: 409
    odie91 said:
    I am poor , so instead of plate setter I have two metal rods laid across fire ring, then 8" lodge cast iron skillet with handle cut off, then foil in the lodge, then place grate on top. Offset foil slightly from bottom of lodge so grease doesn't smoke
    Great tip odie91!  Thank you.
    LARGE, MINI BGE    SAN DIEGO, CA            An alcoholic with a barbecuing problem.

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