Upgrade Fall 2012 in order to work with the new cast iron grid.
The Mini 10 Woo Ring now fits the new 10" cast iron grid. The Mini Woo still works with the stock stainless grid and/or optional ceramic stones from Amazon.
The new Mini Woo has four key attributes, as pictured below left:
- "A" - The metal ring is 1" tall. It's rolled using 1/8" thick 304 stainless flat bar.
- "B" - The four notches provide clearance for the stainless grid's two supports wires.
- "C" - The two vertical posts hold the cast iron grid in place atop the ring.
- "D" - The two parallel legs support a pizza stone for indirect cooking and lift the 1" ring above the fire ring for improved airflow out of the firebox. The legs are 5/16" stainless round bar.
Please note, pictured above right, how the Mini Woo Ring is positioned atop the fire ring. The Mini Woo needs to sit atop the flat ledge of the fire ring. It does not sit in the dimples atop the fire ring.
To position the stainless grid, simply set the grid so the grid's two center support wires drop into the notches atop the Mini Woo, pictured below.
To position the cast iron grid, simply set the grid so the two vertical post slip between the grid crossbars. Note, there are two ways to set the grid over the vertical posts. The first, pictured below left, has the vertical post at the grid end. The second, pictured below right, has the post along the grid's center line. Also note, the pins are offset along the grid's center line to minimize grid sliding.
Some Mini owners purchase two 8.5 inch ceramic stones (#4444) from Old Stone Oven thru Amazon. They use the stones to create an indirect set-up on the Mini Woo. The ceramic stone sits approximately 5/16-inch above the fire ring and on the two horizontal legs. The Amazon stones have been shipping two stones per order. Approximate cost is around $30. It's one way to make the Mini a little pizza maker.
THE 9.5 INCH DIAMETER MINI GRID WILL NOT FIT THE MINI 10 WOO. CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DEALER OR BIG GREEN EGG'S CORPORATE RETAIL STORE REGARDING UPGRADES TO THE 10 INCH GRID.