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  • Zzyzx
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    Thank you for this thread. Similar to a new TV, I’ve been meaning to replace my ancient blue light special grill. I as well use it often. I was hoping to see if there was any experience with these: http://www.grillworksusa.com/products

    Kinda makes the 1k grill seem like a bargain.
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    those adjustable pulley grills I really dislike because I can't get the temp consistency I want.  webers & kamados do what I want.

    grillgrates are an awesome upgrade for any grill  https://www.grillgrate.com/

    meathead has good ratings  https://amazingribs.com/ratings-reviews-and-buying-guides

    slow n sear is useful if you like charcoal  https://abcbarbecue.com/products/

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  • adventure
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    My brother said, “shut up and buy it”
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    Buy him one too.

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  • Doc Spouse
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    There's gotta be more to those grillworks than I'm seeing. From this view, it looks like $13000 of minimal metal and a pulley system that, materials aside, has been around since the dark ages.

    Is it showing an exploded view or something? Maybe the metal is tank-grade steel, blessed by the grill gods and consecrated with fat from the holy pork butt?

    Teach me, disciples of grill. How is that worth so much money?

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  • saildawg
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    Thank you for this thread. Similar to a new TV, I’ve been meaning to replace my ancient blue light special grill. I as well use it often. I was hoping to see if there was any experience with these: http://www.grillworksusa.com/products

    Kinda makes the 1k grill seem like a bargain.
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    Those modified parilla grills look awesome.  Bobby flay used to have a show on food network where he had like 7 different grills on a rooftop, and that was one of them.  I had no idea how expensive they could be.  That show was awesome, I miss when food network had instructional shows.

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  • G
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    Thank you for this thread. Similar to a new TV, I've been meaning to replace my ancient blue light special grill. I as well use it often. I was hoping to see if there was any experience with these: http://www.grillworksusa.com/products

    Kinda makes the 1k grill seem like a bargain.

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  • Tangler
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    Do it OP, looks like an awesome grill.

     

    Will suck to put it together though probably.
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    I am going to pay $83 to have the amazon "pro" assemble it right after he carries the heavy thing onto my deck! I hope he has a partner to deliver this thing (heavy). Assembly time is listed as average time required 3-4 hours. For $83 that is a no brainer!

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  • childay
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    anyone used one of the new infrared gas grills? Saw one that could heat to like 900 in 10 mins
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    Now that would sear the crap out of something!

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  • jacoavlu
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    some of the fancier pellet grills have an open flame mode, like the fancy Memphis grill, there are others

    anyone used one of the new infrared gas grills? Saw one that could heat to like 900 in 10 mins

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  • Lordosis
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    "The problem with internet quotes is that you can't always depend on their accuracy" - Abraham Lincoln, 1864
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    I am not a smoker.  I do not got time for that.  But your tagline gave me a chuckle.  Thanks.

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  • PHANTASOS
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    Not sure the exact model you are speaking of, nor am I exactly a smoker person (leave that to my neighbor who grew up in Texas).  IMO a grill and smoker are separate cooking tools.  Like investing and insurance, don’t mix the two tools.
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    The basic decision is charcoal/wood pellets vs. gas.  It's like telling a 3rd year medical student their first decision is medicine vs. surgery.

    I will concede the point that using a gas grill with added smoke (A-maze-n, or some such product), may be looked down upon by the meat-smoking purists.  The reality is that almost everybody will use a gas grill much, much more than they would a charcoal or wood-pellet fueled solution.  So this is the first real lifestyle decision in the process.  You are going to use gas more.

    After something has smoked for 3-4 hours, it probably isn't absorbing a lot more smoke/flavor at that point anyway.  For low & slow cooking/smoking, after 4 hours of smoke, I will sometimes bring it inside and finish cooking in the oven (don't judge me).  Especially for items when I anticipate a total cooking time of 12-18 hours.  You want that brisket to be tender right?

    Combining a gas grill with an added smoke generator is the perfect combo for me.

    My last brisket cold-smoking for an hour before I turned on the heat:

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  • saildawg
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    Gas grills are just inverted broilers,

    My advice buy another house just for grilling.  You can afford it, call it the grill house.  Someone with this much passion for grilling should never be limited to gas.

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  • triad
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    eat the meat, not the heat.

    signed

    hank hill

     
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    did you see the episode where his family ate charcoal burgers for the first time?  lol I love the taste of the charcoal!

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  • Lordosis
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    https://youtu.be/buMt3G4a7BE

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  • ITEngineer
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    Have owned a Genisis for 13 years and it still works well
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    Me too! I had gone through (2) $200 grills in 4 years when I bought it. I believe I paid $650 for it and got the side burner and pull out shelves.

    Two years ago I switched to Charcoal and there is no looking back.

    If you cannot do charcoal, I would definitely recommend a weber. And a spare propane tank. Or even get a natural gas line and never worry about propane again!

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  • Hatton
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    Now I want a grill.

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