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Old 07-03-2014, 09:25 PM   #1
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SideKick Grill smoking up the Joint?

The side kick we have works,

1) When we use it it seems to smoke up the Camper,
it hangs on the side/middle over the tires when in use

doe this happen to others as well?

also it seems a bit small
we have 3 teenagers ,my wife and myself + plus occasional friends so we are cooking a larger quantity each time

is there a larger version of the same or similar Grill?
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Old 07-03-2014, 09:33 PM   #2
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What size is yours?

This one is.

24.2 x 14.5 x 11.5 inches.

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Old 07-03-2014, 09:49 PM   #3
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This is the one I have now
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Looks bigger than my Coleman road trip sport but not as big as the stainless steel one.

Do you need to have it on the trailer?
If not this might work for you and it can be placed well away from any windows or vents.

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Old 07-03-2014, 10:21 PM   #5
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Hello, Second trailer second sidekick. I have found real cuts of meat vs hamburg patties cook much better. I use smoked sausage so it has less fat. The trick I have found is hi, sear both sides then low to finish cook inside. I don't find it creates much smoke but cleaning during and after each trip is important.

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Old 07-03-2014, 10:24 PM   #6
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...is there a larger version of the same or similar Grill?
Don't know of any, and with the way they hang on the side of the camper, I'd be reluctant to hang anything much heavier on it. We usually just use the rack on a picnic table and use the rack on the trailer for the tv.
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Looks bigger than my Coleman road trip sport but not as big as the stainless steel one.

Do you need to have it on the trailer?
If not this might work for you and it can be placed well away from any windows or vents.

Coleman - Coleman - coleman road trip grill - portable propane grill - RoadTrip® Grill LXE#
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I used my sidekick all last year, but like you had issues with both size and flareups/smoke. I also didn't like having it over the outdoor carpet.

This year, I've treated myself to this:

Pro 60 Double Burner Stove | Camp Chef

Combined with this:

Professional Grill Box 30 | Camp Chef

Combined with this:

RV connection hose | Camp Chef

This gives me a two burner stove, that I can now use to BBQ on one side, while boiling corn, sauteing onions, or whatever else on the other side. The hose is long enough to get off the carpet and out from under the awning, but still let's me use the RV's quick connect so I don't have to bring any extra propane tanks.

I also picked up a griddle to use for making morning bacon, fried potatoes, or whatever else. I find the more I use this stove, the more I'm willing to cook outside.
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Old 07-09-2014, 02:00 PM   #9
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I stopped using my sidekick grill because I started noticing some distortion in the siding behind it. I found a Weber Q series at a garage sale in like new condition for $10.00 that works perfectly. I adapted the Sidekick quick disconnect to fit the Weber and use it instead as a table top grill. .
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