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Old 04-02-2007, 12:39 PM   #1
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Good grill - gas or charcoal - under $160.00

Any out there? I am on a big budget and I am just feening for a good grilled steak.

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Old 04-02-2007, 12:45 PM   #2
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I say you can't go wrong with a charcoal grill from Weber!!! They will practically last a lifetime and nothing beats a good char-grilled flavor!!!

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If you do go charcoal, I would also reccomend a chimney starter so you can light your coals without the use of lighter fluid. You can get those at any hardware store.
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Old 04-02-2007, 01:16 PM   #3
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I completely agree with sattie. Webber is the way to go and the price range you are in would put you with a charcoal grill.
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Old 04-02-2007, 02:30 PM   #4
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I believe we used to have an old fashioned weber (black ball shaped BBQ) but it was mysteriously lost in our last DITY move...hmmm (whole nother subject matter). I used to own a great little habachi (wow...did I botch the spelling on that, or what) but my brother decided he loved it more then I and well, took it.

I saw a nice (i assume it was nice) gas grill at...do I dare say its name...WalMart..for abiut $168.00, but I am nervous about gas grilling as i have only ever used charcoal.

I will check out the Weber site and do sopme investigation. I will let you all know what we decide to do. Keep up the good work and suggestions!
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Old 04-02-2007, 02:43 PM   #5
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Just one more vote for the Webber. For the money you cannot go wrong!

I think I have 4 of them or is it 5...

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Old 04-02-2007, 02:43 PM   #6
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Gas grills are great. You will get better flavor with charcoal, but gas is just so much easier IMO. I would be nervous of a gas grill that inexpensive though.
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Old 04-02-2007, 03:01 PM   #7
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Weber Prices have gone up considerably this year. So if you want something more than a Silver One Touch (22.5 grate) you might have to pay more than $160.00. Depending on what kind of climate you have the Weber might last you 10 years or 6 months. Humidity and salt water are the Webers worst enemies. Using lump Charcoal will improve your grilling too.
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Old 04-02-2007, 03:39 PM   #8
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I'd say it depends on how you do the majority of your grilling -- last minute/in a hurry, or ample preparation/flavor is king.

I own the Weber 18.5" grill and it is plenty large for what I do.
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Old 04-02-2007, 04:26 PM   #9
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Hmmm...good to know about the climate thingy...I am coastal oregon resident so salt water is a given in my yard. I love to marinate and fancy up the meats and even on occasion I am known for "hey, I feel like a burger..." so I grill up one of those out of the blue too.

I may have to get the weber and down the line (summers end, for fall meals) bust out my pocketbook and get a gas one. DH is also hooting and hollering for a weber (says it brings out the kid in him).
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I like both, but do like the convenience of the gas grill !
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