Newbie Grill Advice

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Newbie Grill Advice

Postby Adgolelin » Fri Aug 21, 2020 8:41 am

I'm just getting into grilling, and I'm looking for a new charcoal grill. I read a lot of Weber Grills Reviews, but I wanted to get a second opinion. I'm thinking of going with the classic Weber kettle...Thanks for your advice.
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Postby OldUsedParts » Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:46 pm

They don't even make my favorite Charcoal Pit any longer but when I do replace it I'm going with the large size Old Smoky. Then it will be it and the Pit Boss 340 Pellet Pooper. Good Luck :tup: :salut:
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Postby GTR » Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:38 pm

Don’t own a Weber myself but my BIL has been cranking out some real good food on his for nearly 30 years. Very versatile units. And really the only complaints I’ve ever heard anyone say was wished they had bought bigger. I would love to have one of their “ranch hand ?” units. Just can’t bring myself to part with the cash.
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Postby GRailsback » Fri Aug 21, 2020 1:39 pm

I have a mini kettle at the lake house and love it. I suspect a full size one would serve you well.
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Postby bsooner75 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 5:22 pm

I have two 22” Weber kettles and love them. Well made and there tons of accessories available for them but you can do most anything you want with a kettle and a couple of charcoal baskets.


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Postby bobcat1 » Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:36 pm

I got this one a few years ago at Home Depot and really like it. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Nexgrill-Ca ... /205449949
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Re: Newbie Grill Advice

Postby Scott P » Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:25 am

I've had a Weber grill since 2002. My 22" Silver charcoal grill lasted for 19 years until the handle finally rusted off. That thing went through at least an actual ton or more of charcoal. It was replaced by a 26" Gold kettle. That thing is a beast, but its weight tends to stress the welds on the leg mount and I had to warranty a bowl replacement after several years. Still, it holds a tone of food.

I would go with a 22" Weber Silver or Gold kettle as a first grill. They hold up ridiculously well, have a ton of accessories and are versatile enough to grill direct or indirect. Heck, you can even find them in different colors. The only drawback to them is a lack of a table or work surface. That is easily remedied with accessories. Back in the day, I could even disassemble my kettle and slip it in the trunk of my car for club meets and picnics. It's just an awesome grill.
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Re: Newbie Grill Advice

Postby mike243 » Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:29 am

I bought a Weber Performer with gas lighting, had since 2011, it will be the last cooker to leave my house.
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