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PlateSetter for Small? Need help asap

mojopinmojopin Posts: 200
edited 1:39PM in EggHead Forum
Can you smoke without one? I don't see that the Small has one available??? Please help asap![p]-Jill

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  • mojopin,
    GrateMates are the answer as long as you don't need them immediately.

    [ul][li]GrateMates[/ul]
  • mojopinmojopin Posts: 200
    Morro Bay Rich,[p]Thank you! I knew they didn't make a platesetter for the small, would someone be unhappy with the small if they intended to ONLY smoke on the small BGE?[p]THanks,
    Jill

  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    mojopin,
    WessB has some example of indirect cooks without Gratemates. It can be done. A second grid and some firebricks and your off to the races.

    [ul][li]WessB's tip page[/ul]
  • mojopinmojopin Posts: 200
    dhuffjr,[p]I knew someone would pull through for me! You guys are the best![p]-Jill
  • mojopin,
    I bought a 12" plate setter along with a bisque tile plate a little larger diameter than the hole, get 2 they are cheap when shipping is included, to fit my small. Because their 12" has offset legs, I cut the legs off with a wet tile cutter and placed the round disc in the center and then wrapped with aluminum foil.. I then Split a full fire brick into 3 equal pieces to use as legs. This allows a 9 inch pie pan to fit within the 3 "legs" and the grid on top. Works great. Cost About$25, depending on shipping. Works just like my BGE platesetter on the large w/legs up.HTH.

    [ul][li]http://www.pottery-books.com/axner/equipment/plate-tile-setters.php[/ul]
  • mojopin,
    You might like to look at the review I did of the GrateMates. It has photos of lots of different setups.[p]TNW

    [ul][li]Grate Mates Review[/ul]
    The Naked Whiz
  • New to this small egg thing. I don't get mine 'till later this week. But, what about leaving the existing fire ring and grate in place, put a second fire ring and grate on top of that with a pizza stone on the lower grate?[p]Mike
  • Or, if not a pizza stone, maybe a cake pan filled with sand?[p]Mike
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