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Old 02-08-2013, 11:42 AM   #6
Freddy j
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Join Date: 11-22-12
Location: Boston

Originally Posted by Bludawg View Post
I only have 1 grate in mine it is 1" below the bottom of the handle rivets.
The center of the thermo is 1" below the grate
thats a nice machine! I'm thinking 1" below the handles gives you great clearance on the top grate and you could even add a grate with a good bit of clearance on the bottom lip if you wanted to.

Originally Posted by 16Adams View Post
I drilled holes with a step bit. Bunch of them. One grate sits perfectly in the tamale steamer location. I put the top grate five inches down from the lip. Installed a thermometer 6 inches down for ease of grate removal. Make sure to use only three stainless screws for the top grate support about 15" apart. 4 support screws will inevitably be uneven.
great info, thank you Adams. any pics ?
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