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Turbograte arrived! Question about it...

Mike-RRMike-RR Posts: 181
edited 5:10AM in EggHead Forum
HA!...something new to try this week. I was going to do a low-and-slow on some pork butt to test out the turbulator grate.

Question for those with this grate: Did you still have to sweat over whether or not your fire went out during the night when using these grates?

I had problems on my first overnighter because the grate was bevel-side up and the small chunks of lump clogged the grate to the point that the dome temp hit 200 deg. The next overnight cook, I went with the wiggle rod and the inverted grate (bevel-side down) with much better results. Just wondering how much easier/reliable the turbograte makes these types of cooks.

In other words, I'm trying to save my dollars for a Small BGE instead of a DigiQ II, although I will likely have both before too long here.

Thanks for the help!


  • No problems. Just load it with lump and go. I did a 16.5 hr Butt two weeks ago no problems


    My Best,
  • Mike-RRMike-RR Posts: 181
    Thanks, Ross. I see you also have the DigiQ II. Would you attribute the steady cook to that? Or the turbograte? I'll let you know how things turn out.
  • Mike,
    I've had the Turbo grate longer than the DigiQII I think they both contribute to an uneventful
    long low and slow cook.
    My Best,
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