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Broken platesetter fix



  • It looks good Chad!

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • chad408chad408 Posts: 140

    It looks good Chad!

    Yea it came out nice glad I didn't have to spend the money on a new one
  • I decided to use JB weld on mine about 2 years ago....I've probably had my egg heated to 700 degrees over a hundred times since then and it has held up perfectly.
  • LitLit Posts: 6,893
    Jb weld works on plate setters but it failed the first cook on a fire box.
  • Mine broke 2 months ago.  Now I use my spider with fire brick for the same effect and it will never break.

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,127
    Lit said:

    Jb weld works on plate setters but it failed the first cook on a fire box.

    I've heard elsewhere that eggs mended with JBWeld don't do well with high temp cooks.

    I've used a foil wrapped clay saucer for a platesetter. The egg has been past 800- clocked the thermal and it was reading 200+. The clay saucer did fine.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • LitLit Posts: 6,893
    I kicked the leg off one of my large plate setters like 3 years ago and the jb weld has held up through multiple pizza cooks. The jb weld says its good to 600 degrees but I have done pizzas at 700 plus and it has held up. I am guessing 800-900 is the limit as I had my small at 700 dome which is 900 plus at the fire box and the fire box failed.
  • ...nice!!!
    Large BGE and Medium BGE
    36" Blackstone - Greensboro!

  • DO you know where you get Omega-600? I don't seem to see it available online.
  • TerrebanditTerrebandit Posts: 1,718
    Good info. Thx
    Dave - Austin, TX

    I just found this. It may help a few folks.

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