So I went to BBQ Galore this afternoon and looked at their Bar-B-Chef Texas charcoal grill. The fire box and hood are not cast iron as I suspected (someone who claims to own this grill on another forum said it was cast iron), otherwise the thing would have weighed a ton. They are made of heavy gauge rolled steel. Overall, I liked the way the thing was built so I decided to buy it. I got the built-in unit instead of the one with a cart. I will decide later how and where I'm going to mount this thing. Meanwhile, I could temporarily place this thing on cement blocks and operate the grill for the time being.
The grill came in two large cartons, one for the fire box and the other for the hood.
I had to 'fix' a couple of things on this grill during assembly as these things were poorly packaged with virtually no protection. I took a photo of one 'damage' although I was able to bring it back into its original shape. I give a grade of D- on packaging. Anyway, I was able to put this thing together and season it tonight.
Here's a photo of one repair job. The fire box is sitting on its back. I had to straighten out the front panel of the grill using a jack.
(It was more of a hassle for me to haul this thing back and exchange it for another unit......although they will hear from me on this)