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Adjustable Rig w/ Extender and Sliding Racks

Looking at this setup for my LBGE but having a hard time pulling the trigger.

Do any of you that have this setup care to chime in on what you like/love about it?  Or something you wish was done better?

Is it easy to use all the advertised features?  Or am I better off to save some money and just get a Woo to go with my plate setter?



  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 7,458
    If you pull the trigger, you will never regret it.
    Flint, Michigan
  • EvansEggerEvansEgger Posts: 54
    edited May 2013
    That is my setup and I love it.
    Go Hogs Go
  • wibrewerwibrewer Posts: 24
    Thanks guys, I think you've pushed me in the right direction.

    Do either of you own a plate setter as well...if so do you still use it or is it collecting dust?
  • brianbalabrianbala Posts: 29
    I bought the R&B combo with the oval stone, the 16" stainless steel drip pan (haven't quite figured out a good way to position it yet), the extender and one sliding grid about a month ago and though I haven't used it to it's full capabilities (multi-level cooks) I've enjoyed having it and it lives in my LBGE.  I like having the stable raised direct set-up, which I mostly use the top position of the rig with the oval grate.  I used the extender one time for pizza and it positioned the pizza stone way up in the dome, which was perfect.  I really like being able to remove the entire rig to tend to the coals or to switch to the lower cast iron grate when reverse searing my steaks.  I look forward to the warm weather and cooking on the multi-levels for crowds at the house.  All-in-all, I haven't had any regret and consider it money well spent.
    Two Large Eggs - Located in Marietta, GA (East Cobb)
  • brianbalabrianbala Posts: 29

    I haven't used the platesetter since I got the AR.

    Two Large Eggs - Located in Marietta, GA (East Cobb)
  • EvansEggerEvansEgger Posts: 54
    I bought the platesetter when I first got my large Egg, but after getting the adj rig, I haven't used it.
    Go Hogs Go
  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 7,458
    I recently sold my large. When I bought the AR, my platesetter became a paper weight.
    Flint, Michigan
  • robnybbqrobnybbq Posts: 1,907
    Plate setter for sale seems like the theme.  I have not used mine since getting the AR either.  I used the plate setter ONCE!

    LBGE, Adjustable Rig, Spider, High-Que grate, maverick ET-732, Thermapen,

    Garnerville, NY
  • tazcrashtazcrash Posts: 1,852
    I used my place setter until I bought my AR. Love my AR R&B oval combo with extender and extra grid, and slider. Gave me a ton of extra room. 
    I only take out the AR to go low direct. 
    Bx - > NJ ->TX!!! 
    All to get cheaper brisket! 
  • I was in the same situation as you. I ended up buying the 2 Tier Rack from Ceramic Grill Works. About the same price..
    XL bge, Mini max & 36 BS Griddle.
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 5,001
    I use both for extra high raised indirect. Baking bread and stuff.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • WylecyotWylecyot Posts: 183
    After debating for a long while, I pulled the trigger on the A/R Customer Combo about 2 months ago.  I know you've read this, but it's true...I don't know how I lived without it!

    I ordered it with the oval grid, but for my cooking I wish I would have stayed with the round.  The R&B combo did not come with the spider, which I really wanted for woking, searing, etc.  I use the A/R in some form 85% of the time. 

    My regret...I did not order the A/R Extender.  I have seen a need for it on several occasions.  I will be ordering it soon!
    Large BGE, Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr and 36" Blackstone Griddle owner/operator from Los Angeles
  • BillPinNCBillPinNC Posts: 68
    I bought mine when they came out with the oval setup, only time the plate setter has been used since was doing a large turkey. Great products!!
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