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Old 06-02-2008, 07:46 AM   #1
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Skewer Recommendation

I got tired of double skewing my kabobs, so I went out on a hunt for some better skewers.

Came across these at Linens & Things. Nice and wide so the food doesn't spin around on ya.

My other choice was a person on Ebay who makes SS ones from scratch. Lost the link though.


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Old 06-02-2008, 07:51 AM   #2
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I have some skewers that are flat and wide, and it will keep you from having to use double skewers. I don't like the round skewers giving me spinning kabobs.

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Old 06-02-2008, 07:54 AM   #3
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I like that..... double skewering with "helpers" is even more fun.....
I stopped even bothering to "kebob" because it gets so frustrating. Either you double, which sucks or your food does the hula dance!
Not that there's anything wrong with that.....
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Old 06-02-2008, 07:56 AM   #4
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I have a set of skewers that were handed down from my parents. They are two-foot long pieces of iron rods. They look like the black iron a blacksmith would use. They are square in the cross section.

I find that smaller pieces of meat turn less on the skewer.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:00 AM   #5
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I have a set of Coleman double skewers. They really keep everything stable when trying to flip the kabob.

I was not able to find the on the net anywhere but did find a similar product called the Grill Friends Double Kabob Skewer.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:16 AM   #6
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I've only boughten kabobs, so they were skewered with those round wooden ones. I reach down there with both hands, grab the ends and roll them over, never leaving the grill surface. Gotta be quick.
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Old 06-03-2008, 08:34 PM   #7
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How long are they? I made mine my self. One of our suppliers got me free material. I'll add picture tomorow. I love them they long enogh to go across the whole grill works perfectly.
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Old 06-15-2008, 11:45 AM   #8
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Cool pic Charlie. Nice craftmanship on those skewers! How much would you charge for a set of 4?

Here's the measurements. Since they are so wide, I picked up a thinner set from Lowes for smaller things like shrimp, etc.

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Old 06-15-2008, 10:11 PM   #9
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Lucky for me that I'm an oldie Jeekins, I can read that tape, don't know how we ever worked in feet and inches lol
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Old 06-15-2008, 10:49 PM   #10
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definitely like the flat ones! prefer metal to wood

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