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    Any good tips to level a griddle?

    This may be a dumb question, but i am looking for tips on how to properly level a 24 in 2 burner blackstone griddle. Should i set it up to be neutral, lean towards the back or front? Its not a big deal until you try scrambled eggs and they run right for the grease trap in the back! Currently sitting on a stainless steel table.

    #2
    Personally I'd shoot for neutral. Use your spatula or scraper to direct items/grease where you want it, not gravity. That said, my Blackstone leans slightly towards the rear where it is currently sitting. So when I put oil on the griddle I have to get it with the spatula and spread it about a bit to keep it from running for the grease trap, which I can live with. Leaning forward would be worse, everything would be pooling at the front edge.
    Last edited by ComfortablyNumb; February 9, 2020, 11:21 AM. Reason: Add a word so it makes sense, well as much as I am able to make sense

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    • jlazar
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      +1

    • klflowers
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      +2

    • tenphases
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      +3

    #3
    I am musing it over whether it’s a dumb question or not. I’ll get back to you, maybe, maybe not. 🕶

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      #4
      Well. I guess it’s probably good that it’s leaning to the left. 🤔😳
      Blame That response on FireMan 😂

      Seriously though. Keep as level/neutral as possible. It makes for a much more enjoyable cooking experience. You won’t have to keep pushing or pulling things into the middle.
      But than who am I to give any real sound advice. 🤷🏼

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        #5
        If its anything like my new dishwasher, sorry, I'm no help at all!!!!

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          #6
          I don't have a griddle on my deck, only on the stove. IMHO set it so you can move the food, sauce, grease, where you want it - not where the laws of gravity dictate. My experience dictates that a new stove is in my future.

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            #7
            Definitely go for level in all directions.

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            • FireMan
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              All directions? Whew, you make it tough.

            #8
            100% agree with level. If you need to skew based upon your setup try to get the grease to run to the trap. But +10 to level all the way.

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              #9
              Yep 100% level. You want to push the grease to the trap, not let it flow. Otherwise it will be tough to keep your oils in the right spot for sautéing.

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                #10
                Dishwashers in....thank goodness for brothers that know about this stuff.
                Want his number????

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                  #11
                  Neutral for sure...so you’re not chasing food & cooking oil/grease. That way YOU control what goes into the trap.

                  I level mine with these... https://wobblewedges.com/

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                  • surfdog
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                    ComfortablyNumb I really like them because they have little ridges in them so they pretty much lock together, especially when there’s a bit of weight on them. Two of those on a leg or two and it’s fairly simple to level things out. If I recall, I purchased them directly from Wobble Wedges.

                  • JimLinebarger
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                    Are they made by Webble?

                  • surfdog
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                    JimLinebarger Webble Wobble Wedges...say that three times fast. LOL

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