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Old 05-16-2018, 07:05 AM   #11
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Love the camp chef set up. Have two burner grill, have flat grill for pancakes, hard to beat!
Have the 100 grill box, great for two people, do have to keep the heat shield clean or you will have flair ups. Used grill setup for about 8 years, did replace the grill box two years ago, defector had holes in it from all the use. Since we have purchased a new camper with less outside storage, did purchase a small pellet grill as I needed the storage and campers have been reduced to just the two of us.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:29 AM   #12
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I have the Camp Chef Yukon a one burner two sided griddle & the grill box. I'm not sure which one we use more. Very often we use them together. Don't listen to those 2nd hand opinions that don't have one, they don't have a clue either! It is a great accessory & well worth the purchase. Oh yea & Camp Chef is hands down the leader! Great choice.
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:38 AM   #13
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I have one and like it since I can still use the second burner easily on my 2-burner Camp Chef Explorer. You do need to take care to keep the flame down -- I purchased the CC Flame Tamer and it makes all the difference. Burgers and hot dogs don't get burned up and I found cleanup easier as well. Because of the Flame Tamer, I think I could do grilled corn on the cob, which I'll try this year.
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Old 05-25-2018, 11:35 AM   #14
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I love mine, but I have a 3 burner. I use the third for the dutch oven to fry french fries.

I've found that you must turn the burner down as low as it will go. You may even need to restrict the bottle some.

I also add soaked wood chips in mine to cool down the heat spreader. (and to provide the tasty smoke)
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Old 05-25-2018, 12:02 PM   #15
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I have a 2 burner stove, single burner BBQ Box, single burner griddle, and their Corn pot. Here's what I've learned over the years:

1) You can't use the 2 burner wind deflector and the BBQ Box at the same time, they interfere with each other. Makes it difficult to BBQ some chicken while boiling up some corn if it's too windy. Need to position the stove the use the trailer as a wind break in that case.

2) Unlike a standard BBQ that you start on high to quickly burn off and then regulate the temp down, the way the heat diffusers work on the BBQ Box and Griddle you need to start low and let them warm up to get an even heat. (Took me a while to learn that one.)

3) The BBQ box will flare up, especially if DW likes to buy sausages stuffed with cheese that leaks out. Keep a spray bottle of water on hand to handle them.

4) Unless you're just making scrambled eggs, you need to make sure the griddle is perfectly level. Preferably, also use some egg rings.

5) The Weber DW bought for me takes up 1/4 the space of all the Camp Chef stuff.

I loved the versatility options of Camp Chef, but given our usage patterns and the limited space in the new trailer, I couldn't justify to keep bringing it with us. I haven't gotten rid of it yet in hopes to bring it along for at least some camps, but now that's going to be regulated to only known trips where I'm sure I'm going to use it, and then, it's going to have to ride in the bed of the truck.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:46 PM   #16
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Interesting that I find this thread since I bought the Camp Chef 3 burner stove, two burner grill box & 3 burner griddle over the winter but haven't used them yet. I love the Camp Chef stuff, it's built well, heavy duty materials with quality construction but that does come at a price, it's heavy & bulky.

I also have a Weber Q220 but have never been pleased with the performance even after replacing the burner last year, plenty of people love it though so take it with a grain of salt. The benefit of the Weber vs the Camp Chef is the grease catch tray with replaceable tin foil trays in the Weber. I bought the BBQ box but don't think it's the best design, I haven't used it yet but it looks like flare ups & greasy messes will be a concern. I'm bringing it all on our next trip for testing purposes so will report back then!
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:09 PM   #17
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As an update I finally used my Camp Chef set up last week. I bought the 16” three burner Pro 90X, the full 36” griddle & the BBQ box with all the transport bags and..... it’s all quality but too big, too bulky, too heavy & too hot. Can’t believe I’d ever say this but three 30k burners is way too much power/flame/heat. I was able to work with it but the burners are barely lit to be a useable flame.

In retrospect I should have bought the Pro 60X, two burner 14” set up & while still too much btu output at least it would be lighter, easier to manage & store. Again, not a knock at all against Camp Chef just way too big for my use & unfortunately I’m in way too deep financially at this point to sell unless I take a pretty big loss. I’m using it all again this weekend but thinking I may just stick with the griddle & put a Webber Jumbo Joe kettle grill on top of the griddle for bbq work & keep the griddle for breakfast, smash burgers & stir fry. Or I’ll sell all the Camp Chef stuff AND the Webber Q220 & start over from scratch, the wife will just love that!
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Old 06-24-2018, 04:16 PM   #18
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Are any of you interested in selling the camp chef products your not happy with?
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Old 06-24-2018, 04:37 PM   #19
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I'm probably going to sell the BBQ box & case but even though I still have the original packaging I'm not sure it's a smart idea to ship it.
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Old 06-24-2018, 05:40 PM   #20
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Are any of you interested in selling the camp chef products your not happy with?

I might be willing, but I wouldn’t ship it. If you’re ever in Ontario, let me know.
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