Originally Posted by thirdeye
Here is a different perspective.... the grate on this cooker is 18" diameter, so these ribs are in the 16" to 18" range.
So two 18" slabs of ribs next to each other in an 11" rack. What keeps the 3" on either sidew from flopping over on the next slab? I've had it happen. Put differently, I've I'm not working on a 18" BGE/WSM, etc, is there any reason why I wouldn't want a rib rack to be 20" instead of 11", as long as it was "short" enough for the ribs to catch it?