Old Smokey 22 Grate Mod

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Old Smokey 22 Grate Mod

Postby mrxlh » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:22 pm

Stole this mod from someone else and applied it to the Old Smokey. $10 in parts I used the original grate for the top grate and the bottom is a Weber 22 flip grate. The original grate will go up into the lid close to 6 inches with plenty of room to spare above it due to the Old Smokey design. I have 5" of clearance between grates and the flip grates remain fully functional. This should allow for 5 slabs of baby backs laying flat. I used 5/16 X 6 carriage bolts 5/16 fender washers, lock washers and plain nuts. I had some scrap 1/2 stainless tubing laying around that I cut into 5" lengths.


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Re: Old Smokey 22 Grate Mod

Postby OldUsedParts » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:40 pm

very nice and ultra innovative also - - - - can't wait to review the first results - - :tup: :salut:

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Re: Old Smokey 22 Grate Mod

Postby castironchris » Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:28 am

Looks great!! Needed to do this before my Easter cookout but still haven't done it!!
Old Smokey 22"
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Re: Old Smokey 22 Grate Mod

Postby CaptJack » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:07 pm

excellent mod
22"OldSmokey • 2-burner gasser with GrillGrates • CampChef pellet cooker

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