If you find yourself in need of a cooking grate: Vevor

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rbstern

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Oct 22, 2023
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N. Georgia
The used Pitts and Spitts smoker I bought had rails for an upper cooking grate, but it didn't come with one. I emailed the company to inquire about a replacement, and they never responded.

Started thinking about fabricating my own, but the price of expanded metal is pretty high, didn't think it would be economical. I came across a fire pit cooking grate at Vevor (if Harbor Freight and Rakuten had a love child, it would be Vevor). It was a few inches short and didn't have slides on the ends, since its intended use is to be laid across an open fire. But with a couple of 1.5" flats welded to the side, it fits my grill perfectly.

Total cost, including the grate and the piece of steel flat I needed to make it work? About $50.

They carry a bunch of different sizes. The grate:


My modified version, which I will season this weekend:

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