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Old February 22nd, 2013, 08:55 AM   #41
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I don't cook so I don't care.

But my wife likes her Webber propane grill.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:11 AM   #42
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I don't cook so I don't care.

But my wife likes her Webber propane grill.
I'm speechless.....
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:20 AM   #43
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I prefer charcoal, but... Infared is pretty nice. Propane and gas dont add any flavor so the "flame broil" aspect is a joke. The infareds stay very clean, the burners will last much longer, easy to clean (just wipe off the deflector panel) and you can throw some wood on the deflector panel to add the smoke flavor. It really is the best / easiest way to go but might cost a little more to begin with, but prolly not in the long run. I still prefer charcoal.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:27 AM   #44
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Two times ago when I went grill shopping I was told Ducane used to be good but was bought out and the build quality went down. I bought a Vermont Castings that I was happy with a while ago. It last 5 years.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:40 AM   #45
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It's why he is married. He got hungry.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:56 AM   #46
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 09:58 AM   #47
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It's why he is married. He got hungry.
Shit...I would starve if I didn't cook
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 10:17 AM   #48
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I had cheap grills for years that always got the job done. Last summer my family pitched in and got me a nice 3-burner Weber and it's a night and day difference. I always heard great stuff about them but never bought into the hype. After getting it, assembling it, and using it I completely understand. The thing is a tank and it works AWESOME. Well worth the money if you can swing it. I think mine was $700.

I won't get into the charcoal vs propane debate. Hardcore grillers swear by charcoal, which is probably for good reason, but frankly I'm too lazy to bother. I love BBQ, and charcoal or wood will obviously give better flavor, but I do nice work with propane and haven't had enough reason to switch to something less convenient.
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Just throw some wood in a pan on your propane grill and get some of the smoke / real fire flavor.
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Must be nice living in the city and all.
I live in BFE and we have NG for the house. You just live with the corn-fed-inbreds that are to busy doing this behind their to upgrade.

We have a Holland grill and it is a very nice grill and cooks very well. The model we have is the all stainless grill. My only complaint is that is does take some time to cook since it is indirect heat. We use a smoker box with damp Little Chief chips for flavor.
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I live in BFE, we do not have natural gas, and I can't find any sheep
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 02:28 PM   #52
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I live in BFE, we do not have natural gas, and I can't find any sheep
I am kinda surprised that consumers ran a line out to us to be honest. There is a sheep farm in Stockbridge, they may offer rentals for you.
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I am kinda surprised that consumers ran a line out to us to be honest. There is a sheep farm in Stockbridge, they may offer rentals for you.
Stockbridge eh? So what you're saying is I can borrow someone else's well "used" sheep that likely has a crystal meth addiction?
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Stockbridge eh? So what you're saying is I can borrow someone else's well "used" sheep that likely has a crystal meth addiction?
Meth just means they are all wired up and ready go alllllllllll night long. I have heard the term they use is "well loved and cared for" not well "used"
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 05:36 PM   #55
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I bought a weber 14 years ago after going through couple cheap ones....I got it because my friends dad has a weber he bought in the 80's and still uses today.
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Weber seems to be the way to go, and NG is awesome (converted my patio firepit and have never looked back.)

It seems like having a gas grill is great for parties when you need the space, but for just a few people you can do almost everything on the stove or under the broiler. I got tired of f'ng with crappy gas grills and bought a smoker that I can use as a charcoal grill when I need to, but it's the same problem. Spend a ton of money or watch it rust.

I think I'm rambling like an old man now.
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 06:52 PM   #57
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Must be nice living in the city and all.
sorry Charlie, im well outside any city limits.

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I just put my propane tank in a plastic milk crate if I need to take it and get it filled. No problems at all with it rolling around in the trunk. Natural gas would be nice but it would cost me around $40k to get it run to my house.
That's such a logical idea, it'll never work!
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Old February 22nd, 2013, 10:06 PM   #58
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Weber Performer. I've had mine for 6 years and it's still like new. Charcoal grill with propane ignition and easy cleanout underneath and a convenient working bench and charcoal storage. I think they run about $350-$400 these days. It's the last grill you'll ever own (until you're rich and go with the green egg).

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Old February 25th, 2013, 07:42 AM   #59
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mine has served me well but stopped heating well so i went to take it apart to clean it and there is no way im getting it appart without breaking everything. need something with real burners and not cheap tin tubes.
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I have had a stainless char-broil for 3 years now and it has been outside and uncovered since new. It got hit by a tornado and both doors and handle we're ripped off. I welded it all back together and it works flawlessly. One burner is starting to show signs of not burning properly but could possibly just be dirty. I'm not saying its a great grill but if it lasts another season it will only cost me about $50 a year.
I am kinda excited to see it go just so I can upgrade to a charcoal grill/ smoker setup. I have been debating building my own but have yet to decide if that is a economical solution or not.
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