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XL BGE plate setter ?

I am trying to smoke a 20 lb Turkey. Wanted to use a vertical holder( beer can turkey) with indirect cooking. When I place my plate setter( legs up) in the egg there isn't! enough room to close the lid w/ o touching Turkey. What am I doing wrong?


  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,524
    are you dead set on beer canning it? if it doesn't fit, I'd consider butterflying (spatchcock) it.
  • Mud PigMud Pig Posts: 479
    Unfortunately an egg dome is only so tall. I would spatchcock it.
  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,560
    Just put the bird on the grill normally if you want to do it whole.  I'd ice the the breast before cooking it so that it doesn't over cook waiting for the dark meat to finish.
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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