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Cooking at the Felt Line

I just ordered a PS Woo with grid extender and was wondering if you use this set up for most cooks? Do you sear on it too at the felt line or is it best to drop back down to the standard grid height for searing steaks etc?

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  • TEXASBGE2018TEXASBGE2018 Posts: 3,347
    Hilton said:
    I just ordered a PS Woo with grid extender and was wondering if you use this set up for most cooks? Do you sear on it too at the felt line or is it best to drop back down to the standard grid height for searing steaks etc?
    I leave it at that height all the time. If your fire is hot enough it will easily sear at that level. 


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  • mEGG_My_DaymEGG_My_Day Posts: 1,636
    edited May 2020
    I like to drop it down for the sear - I try to get the steak engulfed in flames.   I’m about to buy a spider to get it even lower.  But lots of ways to skin a cat - you can do as @TEXASBGE2018 says.  A lot of folks move to a cast iron pan for the sear.  Some people will go caveman.  

    Edit - to add, I think you will be really happy with the pswoo and extender - great product and very versatile.  Enjoy. 
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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,795
    I leave mine at grid level too but if you wanna get a good sear, pull everything out and throw your steaks directly on the coals.

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,631
    @shtgunal3 - Could not agree more. 
    @Hilton Give caveman a look for steaks thru the search function and try it.  "Takes all the worry out of being close." 
    I do run with the PS Woo and extender. It is great for about every cook you want to run with saving the high heat finish.  FWIW-
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  • xfire_ATXxfire_ATX Posts: 989
    I generally cook with a half stone in (from CGS) and cook indirect 80% of the cook and then the last direct.  All at felt line.

    I did reverse sear a bunch of steaks for Mothers day using two half stones indirect.  The PS Woo makes it easy to pull that all out, put the grid back at lowest level and then sear at higher temps.
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