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Leg quarter conundrum

How many leg quarters have yall fit on a bge xl with the second tier? Deciding if I need to fire up the big pit or will I be fine on the xl. The big pit is a offset 500 gal propane tank and just takes more work.

New Orleans, Louisiana. 
XL bge, Napoleon Prestige  Pro 665 (gasser) sad that it won't be used much anymore. 


  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 9,652

    Not an XL but I’ve gotten 23 on my large with 2 levels.


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 14,012

    Depends on how much beer you have at your disposal. If you have plenty, then fire up the big boy. If not, then the XL.

    Do a dry run. Go see how much chicken you can fit on the xl before you light it.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • avoid your instinct to pack them tightly and close down airflow. You don’t ever want to choke your chicken in your grill.

    I have a very large vegetable garden.  Very large.
    Just this side of the ATL.
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