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Old 11-06-2015, 09:19 PM   #1
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Life expectancy of Sidekick Grill

What is the life expectancy of a Sidekick grill? My 1 gear old grill has small pinholes in the heat diffuser already. Looks to be a $25 part on a $125 grill.

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Old 11-06-2015, 09:24 PM   #2
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Mine lasted 2 seasons before it was a rusty eyesore and I replaced it.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:07 PM   #3
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Mine is nearly 9 years old and still works great.
But I store it in a Coleman grill bag, in the trailer.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:18 PM   #4
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Mine is nearly 9 years old and still works great.
But I store it in a Coleman grill bag, in the trailer.
Dan, yours was probably still made in America with real steel, not recycled razor blades. Lol.
My outside, inside, and burners looks great. It is just the heat diffuser that is taking a beating.


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Old 11-06-2015, 10:23 PM   #5
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I have fixed the heat diffuser a couple times. thinking of getting a piece of steel to replace the sheet metal.
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Old 11-06-2015, 10:35 PM   #6
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I've had mine for 10 years and on it's 3rd camper.
have not replaced anything.
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Old 11-07-2015, 01:14 PM   #7
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just made it two years then replace with a stainless version, and traded the rv two month later. No review on stainless version.
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Old 11-07-2015, 04:00 PM   #8
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Mines OK after two tears but it doent heat up like it did the 1st year. The couplings and hoses look OK and cleaned up the burner assembly and input diffuser from the LP suppky but really hasnt improved it.
Any suggestions?
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Old 11-07-2015, 04:34 PM   #9
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What is the life expectancy of a Sidekick grill? My 1 gear old grill has small pinholes in the heat diffuser already. Looks to be a $25 part on a $125 grill.

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Never used mine, got rid of it when we got home with camper. Its a piece of junk. We bought a Weber Q 2200 grill
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Never used mine, got rid of it when we got home with camper. Its a piece of junk. We bought a Weber Q 2200 grill
If you never used it, how do you know it's a piece of junk?
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