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We hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend and is excited for more warm weather grilling! This week, we’ll be making these two burgers: Stuffed Portobello Mushroom and Caribbean Chicken, and also eating lots of these Ice Cream Sandwiches in honor of National Ice Cream Month! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

How Many Eggheads also have a Gas Grill?

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  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 1,723
    I have a 4 burner gasser with side burners. I've used twice since getting my LBGE. Hotdogs both times. I like the idea of selling it and getting a small.

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  • CSRAEggerCSRAEgger Posts: 18
    I still use mine. I love my Weber Q 320. I love my 2 Eggs also. All of them have their place.
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 2,764
    I use mine a lot.  90% of the time to store the platesetter, and every once in a while for a quick burger cook.  
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  • allsidallsid Posts: 323
    The old gasser went to pasture after I got the egg.  Now I use it to store my chimney starter and occasionally my plate setter.  This past summer, I thought I NEEDED a gasser for quick burger/dog cooks on the weekend.  Got a really nice one from Sears.  Haggled, them down almost 40% and ended up returning it 28 days later.

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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    My storage rack for my grills and place setter is my "Smokey Mountain" wood fired offset -- only been cooked in twice -EVER !
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  • GezrGezr Posts: 150
    My Broilmaster is leaning up against the house under the raised deck. You want it? Come and get it. No charge, in fact I'll fix you lunch.
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    Afton, VA
  • pwg56pwg56 Posts: 91
    Still have my Weber gasser. Use it for quick things that the egg wouldn't have much effect in. Also if SWMBO wants to grill before I get home she'll use the Weber, BGE she doesn't touch.
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,245
    MDSH still uses the weber and only once did he use the egg. Right now he is retired from the egg but I hope he will come out of retirement again this year to smoke another turkey. ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 1,631
    I had to start somewhere!

                                                                        
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    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,732
    @grannyx4
    MDSH
    My dumpy sorry husband??
    My Debonair Sexy Husband?


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  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,245
    edited March 2013
    My dear sweet husband! ;;)
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • tech284tech284 Posts: 34
    I haven't even thought about about lighting mine , it's sad it was so expensive 2 nothing taste as good as the BGE
  • BotchBotch Posts: 2,338
    I still have my Weber Genesis two years after buying my Egg.  Its great for setting tools and hot plate setters on.
    I'll admit, though, that I still use it for grilling peaches (with brown sugar, bourbon, and vanilla ice cream); I've not enjoyed the "smoke" Egg taste with peaches.  
    A co-worker has been threatening to buy it from me, and I admit its not worth cluttering up my deck for grilled peaches 3 weeks out of the year.  We'll see...
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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 2,335
    I have a nice 4 burner with 2 infrared burners and a warming burner that hasn't been lit except to keep things warm when I am eggin for a group. It does do a nice job of housing all my eggcessories

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  • jccbone62jccbone62 Posts: 191
    I still have my 3 burner gasser.  Not sure what to do with it now that I have an XL BGE.  So far it's just collecting dust and rust.
    XL owner in Wichita, KS
  • MayberryMayberry Posts: 425
    Mine has stored my cast iron for the past few months. I just put it on craigslist today. Nice gasser.... Weber Genesis. It'll get up to 600° with all three burners full blast. Nt many assets can do that. But, it just doesn't hold a candle to my egg. The proceeds will be going toward buying a new small to accompany my large.
    Athens, GA
  • I use my Weber as a drink holder and a place to store equipment...I have a XL to the right, a LG to the left and a Mini in reserve behind me.  I have both plate setters and pizza stones stored on the lower Weber rack.  

    Still have the small from the Plano Egg fest set up for the RV and I have not fired it up yet...gotta get some eggcessories for it at Salado...

    Rockwall Texas, just east of Dallas where the humidity and heat meet! Life is too short to get caught in the fast lane behind somebody slow!

    XL, LG, Sm, Mini and Weber for drink holder

  • ParallelParallel Posts: 396
    edited March 2013
    I still use it on those hectic weeknights when we don't have the time to wait for the BGE to come to temperature, not to mention I like the fact that it has a side burner. I'm smack in the middle of Hurricane country and used it extensively during Hurricane Isaac.


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  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 664

    I posted this once before.  You didn't throw out your oven when you got a microwave did ya. My point being they both have their place. I'm probably catch an earful over this but gassers have their place too. Let's face it, I also have an offset smoker and to the purest your not truly smoking on an Egg since the heat is still directly below the meat even with a platesetter, your not cooking with only smoke . Don't get me wrong I love my Eggs and I'lll never be without one. I've had kamados for 30 years and nothing beats their versatility and flavor and I've made a lot of believers in them. The bottom line is your cooking outside over a fire, something very primal within all of us and we wouldn't be on this forum if it didn't touch us deeply.  Please don't be too brutal with your responses. Maybe I should have just brought up politics or religion.

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 5,362
    @td66snrf has it exactly right, just because you can fit a sheet of plywood in the back of or on the roof of the Range Rover is no reason to kick the Silverado or F150 to the curb. They both have their uses, albeit the gasser is often a storage/staging area for the egg while the egg never seems to see that duty for the gasser. 
    Gasser is great for hot dogs when the rug rats show up, it is an excellent warming oven for one course that has come off the egg while the next is going on. The side burner is something I could not be without. Reducing marinades, sauces and heating BBQ sauce all possible on the gasser. I think veggies are the most often cook on the gasser, the meat is being seared on the egg while the veggies are turning a nice indirect tender crisp on the gasser. If my gasser quit tomorrow, I'd buy another before another egg. Different tools for different jobs. 
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  • flemsterflemster Posts: 247
    Have a gasser. Piped gas. Do some things on it. Fewer now that I Egg. But wouldn't let it go
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  • Z_EggineerZ_Eggineer Posts: 536
    Not me!  Only the Big Green Egg and it can do everything I need!

    For people say that it doesn't start fast enough, they haven't seen me with a heat gun and RO!
  • muskyjohnmuskyjohn Posts: 17
    Nope, no gassers here, egg for everything. Weber kettles prior to LBGE. Really wouldn't mind adding a small to go with large.
  • LitLit Posts: 2,440
    Sold my Weber genesis and Weber Smokey mountain to get my 2nd large. No need for gas here.
  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,672

    I've NEVER owned a gasser, been cooking on charcoal since I was a kid.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • belle's dadbelle's dad Posts: 146
    I still have a gasser that I've had since 2005.  Use it about once every few months to quickly do some brats or warm up something that done on the egg.  Bought a good one,  A 4  burner made Vermont Castings.  Even in Florida and near the ocean, it show no signs of rust.  I have managed to use one tank of gas in the time I have owned it... I bought a Large Egg and table in 2006.  No comparison to taste of food.  I wouldn't replace it if it decides to expire.  I imagine that one of my kids will get it because it probably will outlive me.  Gordon,  Vero Beach, FL
  • cajunduckcajunduck Posts: 158
    No gasser here. Haven't used one in 20 yrs.
    Geaux Tigers!! West Monroe, Louisiana
  • I put my almost new gasser in storage. 

    My old charcoal grill holds my CI grid and my platesetter. I haven't used either since I got my large BGE!
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  • J_QueJ_Que Posts: 181
    What's a gas grill? Just kidding. I still have mine, but only use it for blackened chicken.
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