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When in Rome do what the Chargrillers Do

dstearndstearn Posts: 1,583
edited September 15 in EggHead Forum
Just moved to AZ and we are renting a house until our home is available.
The BGE is in storage until the final move.
The Chargriller was on the patio so I rushed out to ACE to get some supplies to try it out.
Set up a 2 zone with post oak chips.

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  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 11,157
    Adapt and Conquer!
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 24,351
    Semper Gumby- Always Flexible.  Way to enjoy the here and now!  
    Louisville; "indeterminate Jim" here.  Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!
  • RRPRRP Posts: 24,113
    interesting…I mean that grate looked like it had never even been used before. Cool that the landlord left a brand new grill for you to use! Anything buried in the rental agreement about clean up?
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • dstearndstearn Posts: 1,583
    RRP said:
    interesting…I mean that grate looked like it had never even been used before. Cool that the landlord left a brand new grill for you to use! Anything buried in the rental agreement about clean up?
    The gas grill was used and a little rusted. The charcoal grill was not used at all. 
    There is also a Smokey Joe on the patio that has been used. I think the previous tenant was not a BBQ fan. I have run the gas grill a few times and oiled the grates. It s nice having the flexibility of using gas for charcoal depending on the cook.

    I could buy a smoker attachment to convert it into an offset but since we are only going to be here a few months I will just set up a 2 zone.

    I am buying a steel can to clean out the ashes. Once they have cooled down they can be safely disposed in the trash. To clean the Char-Griller you just remove the grates and lift the ash catcher to dispose.

    Nothing in the rental agreement. The property manager did not even know there was a grill on the patio. 
  • dstearn said:
    The wings were surprisingly good. Seasoned with Montreal Chicken Seasoning. I was able to lock in at 400-425 and the skin was crisp. Nandos Peri Peri Garlic sauce on the side. 
    Does this mean you will no longer be going back to the Egg?
  • RRPRRP Posts: 24,113
    dstearn said:
    RRP said:
    interesting…I mean that grate looked like it had never even been used before. Cool that the landlord left a brand new grill for you to use! Anything buried in the rental agreement about clean up?
    The gas grill was used and a little rusted. The charcoal grill was not used at all. 
    There is also a Smokey Joe on the patio that has been used. I think the previous tenant was not a BBQ fan. I have run the gas grill a few times and oiled the grates. It s nice having the flexibility of using gas for charcoal depending on the cook.

    I could buy a smoker attachment to convert it into an offset but since we are only going to be here a few months I will just set up a 2 zone.

    I am buying a steel can to clean out the ashes. Once they have cooled down they can be safely disposed in the trash. To clean the Char-Griller you just remove the grates and lift the ash catcher to dispose.

    Nothing in the rental agreement. The property manager did not even know there was a grill on the patio. 
    I had never heard of that product. While I will never buy one, I can understand why the dual capability would appeal to some people! Outdoor space restrictions probably are at the top of the reasons.
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • dstearndstearn Posts: 1,583
    dstearn said:
    The wings were surprisingly good. Seasoned with Montreal Chicken Seasoning. I was able to lock in at 400-425 and the skin was crisp. Nandos Peri Peri Garlic sauce on the side. 
    Does this mean you will no longer be going back to the Egg?
    The XL is in storage awaiting its move to our backyard patio. 
  • RyanStlRyanStl Posts: 392
    I used a Chargriller for many years before upgrading to different types of grills and smokers.  You can't do everything you you can on the Egg, but really it's about the cook, not the vessel used to cook in.  You can make wonderful chicken wings and many other foods on the cheapest grill there is.
  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 11,783
    I used a cheap chargriller with an offset smoke box for about a year.  Your first results were better than any of my results.  That was my first step into the world of smoke and fire.
    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

    XL, Medium, Minimax, Mini, Blackstone, WSM
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