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Old 03-13-2009, 04:16 PM   #1
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A New Camping Grill

Not too long ago I started a poll on " What Do You Cook On The Most While Camping" Well we do the fire ring most of the time, but now my wife found something new for us to try. It is the George Forman indoor/outdoor Grill. All electric, as you can see by the pic it can be used indoors or out as it states. The grill can be used on it's stand or the picnic table under the awning. No tools needed for assemble and lite weigh. We ordered this grill from Walmart on line, it is not in Walmart stores as far as we know. The price for this item is $64.85 and it was shipped to the local Walmart in ower area, we pick it up last night. My wife had check prices in other places, they ranged from $99.95 to $ 149.99. We are going to try it out this weekend at home, we still have another 4 weeks to wait for the first camping trip. This looks like a good buy just thought I would pass it on.
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Old 03-20-2009, 11:26 AM   #2
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That's very nice! We are looking for a grill as well but are needing to go the propane route because 90% or more of our camping is dry camping. Anyone got any favorites that are propane? Even the 1lb cannister type?
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That's very nice! We are looking for a grill as well but are needing to go the propane route because 90% or more of our camping is dry camping. Anyone got any favorites that are propane? Even the 1lb cannister type?
We have the Weber Baby Q. We really like it. The only downfall is it uses the tall skinny tanks, like the ones used for a plumbing torch. But if you remove the bottle ring you can use the standard camping size tanks. I'm thinking about getting an adapter and hose. Nice even heat, not too hard to clean. If you want, there is a vinyl cover or zip up bag. I bought my replacement aluminum pans at Boscov's for a couple bucks.

http://www.propaneproducts.com/weber...le-grills.html (Reference Only)

We got ours at Camping World 2 years ago for $119.00

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We are looking for a grill as well but are needing to go the propane route because 90% or more of our camping is dry camping. Anyone got any favorites that are propane? Even the 1lb cannister type?

We looked into this for our previous camper before we got our Surveyor which has a grill that hooks on the side:
http://www.autoanything.com/hitch-be...A4206A0A0.aspx

You would have to install a reciever on your trailer bumper. That puppy looks neat, but expensive.
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We have a gas grill as well that hangs on the side of the camper but never used it. We have used the new grill twice in the house and my wife said it cleans up easy, the food turns out great, we had Italian sauage & green peppers the first time and then had barbeque chicken, nothing dried out both came out juicy and tender. My wife check the reviews on the grill and it was rated high.
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We had an external gas grill on our Rockwood tent trailer. DW didn't like it because their was too much effort involved in cleanup. So we didn't get one with our Surveyor. Now looking for the propane unit. Thanks for the leads. b
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Very cool grill, and electric which I like better than propane (although I use a propane grill at home). I am nervous to use the grill that attaches to the side of the camper, we purchased a small habatchi when, on the last trip, the propane line got clogged or something and the propane grill would not work. Now, I would rather just use a grill not attached to the camper so we have been looking around. I was considering taking a turkey fryer on our next trip but I do not think I will, saw a cooking show recently where they demonstrated the dangers of turkey fryers. I recently purchased an 8 qt digital pressure cooker, this is a very neat gadget. I cook pulled pork for the family that is tender and there are never any leftovers its such a hit. I have also made ribs that just fall off the bone. I think I will take the pressure cooker on the next trip.

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We have the Weber Baby Q. We really like it. The only downfall is it uses the tall skinny tanks, like the ones used for a plumbing torch. But if you remove the bottle ring you can use the standard camping size tanks. I'm thinking about getting an adapter and hose. Nice even heat, not too hard to clean. If you want, there is a vinyl cover or zip up bag. I bought my replacement aluminum pans at Boscov's for a couple bucks.

http://www.propaneproducts.com/weber...le-grills.html (Reference Only)

We got ours at Camping World 2 years ago for $119.00


We are looking for an outdoor grill for our Surveyor 263. That Weber Baby Q looks good, and Weber has always been a good brand. I see that the grill comes with a 5 foot hose - would you still need the adapter to hook the grill to the gas connection on the side of the camper?
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We were over Boscov's last night and saw the George Foreman grill like the one I posted for $69.99.
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