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  • Byrang
    Club Member
    • Nov 2019
    • 44
    • Keller, TX

    Griddle For the YS640

    Has anyone gotten the griddle for the YS640? I've seen the videos, just wanted to get some first hand reviews on it.
  • Alphonse
    Club Member
    • Oct 2019
    • 265
    • LA (Lower Alabama - gulf coast)

    #2
    I have a Yoder and I must admit that I didn't know there was a griddle for it. Is this it?

    What would you use it for?

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      That's the one, I saw it on All Things BBQ web page, they showed a demo of it. Just didn't know if it was worth it.
  • hogdog6
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 568
    • Liberty, Utah

    #3
    I don't have the griddle but with the grill grates I sometimes set my cast iron pan or griddle on top of them and it work great. I'm sure the griddle would be pretty much the same.

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    • Byrang
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      Yeah, the video on All Things BBQ was pretty generic, just thought I'd get a popular consensus on it.
  • Alphonse
    Club Member
    • Oct 2019
    • 265
    • LA (Lower Alabama - gulf coast)

    #4
    I use a cast iron skillet on mine. I also have a Lodge griddle but I don't use it too often.

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    • ofelles
      Club Member
      • Jun 2018
      • 2086
      • Brentwood CA
      • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
        Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
        LSG Insulated Cabinet
        Jumbo Joe
        VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
        FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
        Thermoworks Signal
        Thermoworks Dot
        Thermopen Mk4

      #5
      Rarely use my Yoder for high temp. Twice I have done a reverse sera on some rib eyes and once I seared a prime rib roast. I keep it at 350 or below and use my grill or a cast iron skillet.

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      • Sweaty Paul
        Founding Member
        • Aug 2014
        • 1462
        • Hays, KS
        • Green Mountain Grill - Jim Bowie
          (I've never regretted having too much grate space).

          Weber Genesis Gas grill
          Weber Kettle grills x 2

        #6
        When I bought my YS-640 I bought the griddle thinking I'd use it a lot. I've used it twice. What I got (because I bought it so long ago) was a Weber griddle. Flat on one side and raised on the other. I've used the flat side twice to do smash burgers or cook bacon while doing pseudo "reverse sear" burgers concomitantly when I've wanted bacon fat to sauté onions or something. It's nice because it's big, however, not necessary by any standard although I've enjoyed using it and I am fortunate to have storage space. I don't routinely use it for reverse searing. I do reverse sear steaks frequently on the Yoder, however, I use the flat side of grill grates to get more Maillard reaction surface.

        Hope this helps.

        Sweaty Paul

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          Thanks, I’ve been doing the same with my grill grates, but I’m a sucker for all the accessories, thanks for putting it all in perspective though!

        • Sweaty Paul
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          I’m a sucker for gadgets too and when I bought the YS-640 i went to All Things BBQ to pick it up and figured what was $60 more bucks. Since I bought the grill and a half pallet of pellets! 😉😃
      • Raven Rock
        Club Member
        • Sep 2020
        • 50
        • Lake Norman, North Carolina

        #7
        I'm a sucker for the gadgets too. My 640s arrives next week - with a griddle!

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