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CatskillSmoker

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Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« on: February 06, 2018, 07:10:19 PM »
Thanks to @Cellar2ful for the idea. The standard 18 grate doesn't fit in these.
I have been in contact with Mark, the owner of Killa Grilla, about making these.
Would anyone else here be interested in getting one? I figure to spend the extra money and have a grate for life. I don't own one yet as all my grates are in good shape. But 2 of my 3 Outriders are in dire need of a replacement. I've seen the posts regarding these and figured this was the way to go.
Thanks
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Heyjude

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 07:30:26 PM »
Id be in for 1 or 2 if the price is right..
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Neil_VT00

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 07:40:50 PM »
Just bought a new grate from Weber for $22.34.  If SS was an option a couple weeks ago I would have likely waited...

Is this grate potentially the same size as the lower grate for the 18.5" WSM? That could create a big market for it. According to my invoice the Outrider cooking grate is 17.88".

chiku18

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 07:45:30 PM »
I will be interested as well for 1 .


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Cellar2ful

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2018, 08:20:15 PM »


Sure, what the hell.  I got Killa Grilla's for every other size.  I'm in for 1.
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Mr.Smoke

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 08:22:34 PM »
Im in for 1. Possible group buy pricing???

RRRanger99

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 08:55:16 PM »
I'm in for 1 or 2, depending on the price.

TexasOnion

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2018, 05:27:00 AM »
I'm in for 1

jdorn

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2018, 06:59:18 AM »
I'd take one

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Heyjude

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2018, 07:07:32 AM »
Just bought a new grate from Weber for $22.34.  If SS was an option a couple weeks ago I would have likely waited...

Is this grate potentially the same size as the lower grate for the 18.5" WSM? That could create a big market for it. According to my invoice the Outrider cooking grate is 17.88".

@Neil_VT00

I thought Weber discontinued the grates?  I was able to buy a couple from another seller.
Saving them for a rainy day.
The original grates are not very good. Comparable to a cheap SJ grate.
A SS option would be fantastic.

And for those who don't already know, the JJ grate does not fir in a WSM..  8)
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kettlebb

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2018, 07:20:44 AM »
Depending on the price I would be in for 1-2 SS SJP grates.
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Neil_VT00

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2018, 07:51:06 AM »
Just bought a new grate from Weber for $22.34.  If SS was an option a couple weeks ago I would have likely waited...

Is this grate potentially the same size as the lower grate for the 18.5" WSM? That could create a big market for it. According to my invoice the Outrider cooking grate is 17.88".

@Neil_VT00

I thought Weber discontinued the grates?  I was able to buy a couple from another seller.
Saving them for a rainy day.
The original grates are not very good. Comparable to a cheap SJ grate.
A SS option would be fantastic.

And for those who don't already know, the JJ grate does not fir in a WSM..  8)

@Heyjude

They are still available as part number 66913 (charcoal grate is also available 65 949).  That being said I agree that they aren't the best quality. Depending on the price I might pick up a SS as well.

Thanks for the info on the WSM grate.  I was hoping there would be crossover.

CatskillSmoker

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2018, 08:43:48 AM »
I think a flip up grate on one side would be sensible for using baskets and not having to remove the food and grate. What do you Fellas think?
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chiku18

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2018, 09:02:18 AM »
I think a flip up grate on one side would be sensible for using baskets and not having to remove the food and grate. What do you Fellas think?

Agreed , more to be aligned with SNS Charcoal Basket
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Filibuster

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Re: Reproduction SS Grates for Smokey Joe Platinum aka Outider
« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2018, 09:46:14 AM »
   A flip up on one side SS grate and I'm in.

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