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Handling Platesetter

JerseyEggerJerseyEgger Posts: 283
edited 2:51AM in EggHead Forum
So I have been thinking about doing the breakfast throwdown. With the potential of cooking foods requiring varied cooking methods should I expect issues around cooking indirect then having to remove a piping hot platesetter? Obviously it will be hot as hell. With the thing shatter from the quick difference of temp going from the egg to the cool ground?


  • Stand it on its side by leaning it against something. Doing this, mine has not shattered yet.
  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    It won't shatter. Just wear the proper protection and land it softly.
    Good luck on the throwdown.
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
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    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,740

    A true egger can handle a hot platesetter with bare hands. Scar tissue and mind over matter ;)



    Caledon, ON


  • LovenbrauLovenbrau Posts: 307
    If you can snatch the pebble from my hand Grasshopper!
  • Thanks for the info Rich!
  • Thanks Molly! I'll call you :laugh:
  • :laugh: I'll post pics of the result of that process!
  • :laugh:
  • RRPRRP Posts: 20,455
    Steven - you are SOOOOOOOOO bad! I know you electricians have a weird sense of humor having seen a couple of them arc electricity from a live wire through their index finger and thumb! NUTSO I say!!!
    L, M, S, Mini
    Dunlap, IL
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    It should be fine. I've taken mine out in the winter before with no ill effects. I have a pair of silicone gloves I got at Walmart or someplace in the home goods section. You'll feel the heat it just takes a few seconds so you grab it and put it where you want it....don't go standing there holding it too long.
  • EGGRPhEGGRPh Posts: 180
    I use a pair of welder gloves I got from Home Depot. I agree with the soft landing.

    Stef in Brunswick,Oh.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Welding gloves and plan ahead. The platesetter will be fine, but if you lift it out of the egg then start looking for a place to put it you will quickly catch the odor of smoking flesh, yours :sick: :laugh: :(
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