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How do you clean your adjustable rig?

My brother in law is coming to borrow my adjustable rig for a big cook on his large.  I thought I would make it transportable, so this happened (medium woo on top).  How do you clean yours?


John - SLC, UT

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  • GaBGEGaBGE Posts: 485
    Put in or leave in the egg for a semi clean burn after using it.
  • @GaBGE, I think that is my traditional method.  I guess I have never sent the rig on a field trip, he called and caught me without any prep.  A clean burn would definitely do better than the flamethrower would.

    John - SLC, UT

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 12,135
    Wrap it up in a garbage bag or two. Done. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 13,537
    ^^^^^^^^this.
    "Knowledge is Good" - Emil Faber

    XL and MM
    Louisville, Kentucky
  • Kent8621Kent8621 Posts: 670
    i pressure wash mine once a year to give it a good cleaning but check local listings you might not be able to use a hose this time a year.

    2 Large Eggs - Madison, AL

    Boiler Up!!

  • caliking said:
    Wrap it up in a garbage bag or two. Done. 
    Do you put ammonia in the bag as well?   Curious about your method....
    Milton, GA 
    XL BGE & FB300
  • GrillSgtGrillSgt Posts: 2,507
    I use my gasser to heat up the dirty parts and then clean them there. 
    Woodford & Barren Co. KY

    LBGE, XLBGE, Smobot, 2 Weber Genesis, Weber 22" kettle

    I’d kill for a Nobel Peace Prize
    Temperance, like chastity, is it’s own punishment. 
  • KennyCJRKennyCJR Posts: 246
    caliking said:
    Wrap it up in a garbage bag or two. Done. 
    Gonna need more info on this.  Thanks
    Pearland, TX   -  Med and XL BGE’s
  • GrillSgtGrillSgt Posts: 2,507
    I think it was a joke. 
    Woodford & Barren Co. KY

    LBGE, XLBGE, Smobot, 2 Weber Genesis, Weber 22" kettle

    I’d kill for a Nobel Peace Prize
    Temperance, like chastity, is it’s own punishment. 
  • KennyCJRKennyCJR Posts: 246
    I thought the same...throw it away, but then figured there could be some legitimacy to it.  🤷‍♂️
    Pearland, TX   -  Med and XL BGE’s
  • Thanks for the suggestions. The torch burn did ok, not as good as using the egg. He was borrowing my firebox and fire ring as well, so those had to stay cool to transport. He took his firebox out and its in so many pieces he couldn’t get it back together. I’m probably loaning him mine until he submits a claim. The medium just got promoted as the daily driver. 

    John - SLC, UT

  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 7,038
    caliking said:
    KennyCJR said:
    caliking said:
    Wrap it up in a garbage bag or two. Done. 
    Gonna need more info on this.  Thanks
    Take AR with crud on it and put it in a garbage bag.

    Put all of that in another garbage bag, and tie it closed. 

    Pick it all up and transport to site where it is needed. 

    Open garbage bags. 

    Pull out AR. 

    Place in egg. 

    Light up the egg. 

    Cook! :smiley:
    I knew what you meant - because it is exactly what I was thinking.  Since it is being given to someone else I might at another step:

    Half-heartedly apologize that the cooking gear you are lending is covered in cooking crud. 

    XL BGE, Klose BYC, ProQ Excel, Weber Kettle, Firepit, Grand Turbo gasser, and a portable Outdoor Gourmet gasser for tailgating

    San Antonio, TX

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 24,390
    i lend mine out and it usually comes back clean
  • If I forget and leave it out of the egg, my dog will lick it pretty clean.
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC..... One mile from Butt Blast. XL,L, MM BGE
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,816
    I dig the 'active use of fire'.....lol

    caliking said:
    KennyCJR said:
    caliking said:
    Wrap it up in a garbage bag or two. Done. 
    Gonna need more info on this.  Thanks
    Take AR with crud on it and put it in a garbage bag.

    Put all of that in another garbage bag, and tie it closed. 

    Pick it all up and transport to site where it is needed. 

    Open garbage bags. 

    Pull out AR. 

    Place in egg. 

    Light up the egg. 

    Cook! :smiley:
    most common way to make it happen.......only thing to add is throw in a couple nitrile gloves for handling at new location......

    t
    www.ceramicgrillstore.com ACGP, Inc.
  • ToxarchToxarch Posts: 1,798
    I'm always amazed when I see pics with a clean AR. I've tossed them in the dishwasher but they still come out with crud on them. I guess I don't do a clean burn as often as others. I figure it's like a CI pan, knock the loose stuff off and the rest is ok once it gets hot. 
    Aledo, Texas
    Large BGE
    KJ Jr.

    Exodus 12:9 KJV
    Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.

  • I take mine to eggfests etc.   I never clean anything except the grates where the food sits.  I use the trash bag transport method too.   Works grate.   
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,283
    i HAVE FOUND MY SELF CLEANING OVEN DOES WONDERS ON GRATES AS LONG AS THEY FIT
  • I bought the self-cleaning model. 
    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 19,007
    never cleaned either one and transport to Fla most years. never thought to clean them.........
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max when they came out (I'm good for now). 

  • westernbbqwesternbbq Posts: 2,370
    900F does it every time...in the egg of course
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 29,896
    any oven cleaner...follow the directions 
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  • Clean burn. I rotate all pieces through. Just be very careful as the hinge gets hit and expands. The lid can fall out.
    Pittsburgh, PA - 1 LBGE
  • pineypiney Posts: 1,383
    bubbajack said:
    If I forget and leave it out of the egg, my dog will lick it pretty clean.
    That's what I'm saying!! Damn it Tucker!
    Lenoir, N.C.
  • piney said:
    bubbajack said:
    If I forget and leave it out of the egg, my dog will lick it pretty clean.
    That's what I'm saying!! Damn it Tucker!
    image
    still cracks me up. Trying to be sneaky and clean the grid. Got his tags stuck so I made him sit in his own shame until I could get a pic. The look on his face when I walked out was priceless.

    Keepin' It Weird in The ATX
  • Outlaw56Outlaw56 Posts: 24
    King Charles, I have had five of them in my life time. Wonderful family members and terrible loss when they leave us.
  • bubbajackbubbajack Posts: 203
    Mine is good a plate setters too! LOL
    I drink cheap beer so I can afford good bourbon.

    Salisbury, NC..... One mile from Butt Blast. XL,L, MM BGE
  • SonVoltSonVolt Posts: 1,610
    Want the easiest method? Spray it down with Easy-Off Oven Cleaner and then stick it on a trash bag. Try and compact the bag down so it touches as much of the steel surface as you can.  All the gunk will be gone over night... this is also the easiest way to strip cast iron for reseasoning. 



    South of Nashville  -  BGE XL  -  Alfresco 42" ALXE  -  Alfresco Versa Burner  - Sunbeam Microwave 
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