Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing kamado recipes by following Big Green Egg at:

Want to see how the EGG is made? Click to Watch

Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest  |  Youtube  |  Vimeo
Share your photos by tagging us and using the hashtag #BigGreenEgg.

Eggcessories for the BGE mini - not the mini max

dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 539
Are there add-ons for the BGE mini any more or has the mini max taken over the market?  I was looking for a 10 inch cast iron grate and I cant seem to find anything for the mini.  Should I sell this little booger and buy a mini max?


   -Jody Newell (LBGE & a 36" Blackstone griddle).
Location:  🍺🍺  The back porch, Munford, TN.  🍺🍺

Comments

  • Langner91Langner91 Posts: 561
    Could you use a fire grate?  They are 9".  Would it sit on the Mini grid and sill give you the benefit of cast iron?  It won't leave sear "lines", but it would work.

    The mini is a neat little grill, just must not be a lot of demand for Eggcessories.
    Clinton, Iowa
  • WeberWhoWeberWho Posts: 9,268
    "The pig is an amazing animal. You feed a pig an apple and it makes bacon. Let's see Michael Phelps do that" - Jim Gaffigan

    Minnesota
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 27,955
    dont know if there ever was one and there should have been one. the mini and small dont get as hot as the large does for searing. still useful, heres my mini knockoff from vision with a fry basket, i took the grate out and set in on some foil on the lump. ive cooked as many as 24 wings split into 48 wingettes and drums this way

    image

    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • ThatgrimguyThatgrimguy Posts: 4,335
    dont know if there ever was one and there should have been one. the mini and small dont get as hot as the large does for searing. still useful, heres my mini knockoff from vision with a fry basket, i took the grate out and set in on some foil on the lump. ive cooked as many as 24 wings split into 48 wingettes and drums this way

    image

    My small green egg will hit lava temps that are equally as hot as anything i've seen in a large. I can fully wrap the temp gauge no problem
    XL & Small Green Egg, Shirley Fab Trailer, Pitmaker Vault, Blackstone Griddle, 6 gal and 2.5 gal Cajun Fryers, BlueStar 60" Range, 48" Lonestar Grillz Santa Maria
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 27,955
    dont know if there ever was one and there should have been one. the mini and small dont get as hot as the large does for searing. still useful, heres my mini knockoff from vision with a fry basket, i took the grate out and set in on some foil on the lump. ive cooked as many as 24 wings split into 48 wingettes and drums this way

    image

    My small green egg will hit lava temps that are equally as hot as anything i've seen in a large. I can fully wrap the temp gauge no problem

    my small would get to 750f dome max and it took an hour to get there, i moved it to a friends camp. my large will get to 1200f dome temps in that time.
    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 3,246
    To answer your question in my opinion yes you should sell it. The minimax is still small enough to carry but gives you enough room to cook for 4 people if need be. I use my minimax for 90% of my cooks for my family of 4. You will have more options for accessories as well.


    Rockwall, Tx    LBGE, Minimax, 22" Blackstone, Pizza Party Bollore. Cast Iron Hoarder.

  • cookingdude555cookingdude555 Posts: 3,005
    I have both, I personally would not sell my mini to buy a mini max.  The mini is a fire cracker and will get hot faster than the mini max.  Plus I am pretty sure the mini manufactures lump instead of consuming it.  Its amazing.  Regarding accessories, the only one I keep in my minis is a second fire ring to raise the grate. 

    John - SLC, UT

    Several eggs ..

Sign In or Register to comment.
Click here for Forum Use Guidelines.