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  • RICHIED777
    Hi jhl192, I saw you have the woo2... What size grid and or platesetter do you use on the bottom? Thanks
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    May 2014
    • jhl192
      jhl192
      Well, that seems like an easy question but is not that easily answered. I have a Medium and an XL BGE. I'm not sure which one you are inquiring about. I have the Woo2 on both. On both of my eggs I had the platesetter before I did anything else. I love to indirect cook/smoke ribs, chicken and pork butts. I am also a fan of the reverse sear. This was my reasoning:

      XL - I bought The Adjustable Rig-AR / Woo2 combo with the 20 by 16" oval grid. I primarily use the Woo2 for raised direct, (i.e. spatchcock chicken or cedar planked salmon) I also use the Woo2 for cooking on the 19" wok. If I am cooking on the fire ring I use the 24" grid the XL came with and sit it on the fire ring. I also use the standard 24" grid for cooking at the felt line with the Woo2. Frankly I only use the adjustable rig on the XL for cooking more than I can fit on the standard grid. Most of the time I do not use it. In buying the combo I got the 17.5" stone to act as the platesetter. I had the strange thought that the round stone would give more even heat distribution over the 3 legs of the platesetter. I did not find that to be noticeable so I only use the 17.5 stone for pizza's or if my platesetter is dirty.


      Medium - I only bought the Woo2. That enables me to cook at the felt line / raised direct. Great for a single chicken, pork butt,cedar planked salmon, burgers or a few steaks. In these cases I use the 15" standard grid. If I need to cook more than that, I use the XL.

      Frankly, I think the sweet spot for the AR is the LARGE and the advanced chef cooking several items at once. I have found the Woo2 to be perfect for cooking at the felt line/raised direct and for using my wok. I highly recommend it for either XL or Medium. If you already have the platesetter, I would save the money and NOT buy the stone.

      Hope this helps.
  • Enders
    jhl192-

    If you would prefer to just drop off the top at a UPS store or mailboxes etc, I can work with them to box up the top etc to avoid the hassle for you.  

    I haven't seen a response so I hope these e-mails are reaching you (I'm new to the forum).  If you're having second thoughts about sending it, just let me know.

    Thanks
    Oscar
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    April 2014
  • Enders
    Any word from your dealer on the box for the top? Thanks again!
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    April 2014
  • Enders
    Id be Japón todo ofrece a fiar Price for your medium top, please let me know.
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    April 2014
    • Enders
      Enders
      Stupid auto correct, I'd be happy to offer you a fair price for your spare medium top. Please let me know.
  • Enders

    I happen to have a medium with a cracked top.  Are you willing to sell your old top?  I have an XL that is under warranty, but this is my medium egg (not under warranty) I'm pairing with my XL.

    Where are you located?  I'm in the Indianapolis area.

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    April 2014