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Old 05-24-2018, 10:29 AM   #1
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BBQ mount on TT sidewall

I bought a 2018 E-Pro FBS19 that came with a gas bbq grill that mounts on the sidewall of the trailer that included a gas hose that connects under the sidewall. I realize the awning needs to be retracted to use the grill safely, but I'm still concerned about long or short term damage caused by having that much heat next to the fiberglass sidewall. Am I worrying about something I shouldn't? How many of you have this setup and what's your experience?
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:33 AM   #2
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Considering how many people have and use these grills and how I've never seen one complaint about heat damage, I'd have to say you don't have much to worry about. Heck, our previous pop-up had one and it was fine, no problems with the canvas or windows.

Grill away!
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:46 AM   #3
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Never had a problem with using it on the trailer, or under the awning, on my Flagstaff TT. Where I had a problem was that it wasn't a great BBQ and ran with hot/cold spots that I could never really regulate the heat.

First changed over to a CampChef stove, and got the adapter to hook up to the quick connect. Much better heat management, but it was bulky, took up a lot of space in the pass-thru. So now we use a Weber Q100 (Or was it a Q200?, can't remember).
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Old 05-24-2018, 10:53 AM   #4
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I had the same concerns when we had out previous popup and hybrid. I did a mod using the original mounting bracket and a folding table from WalMart, piece of screen door grill, and extended LP hose from a local LP place connected to the original hose.

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Old 05-24-2018, 12:22 PM   #5
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We have a Rockwood Mini Light with the grill attached and use it all the time. The only thing we have to watch out for is grease on the side of the TT that drips out of the grill. It wipes off easily.



It's great!
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Old 05-24-2018, 12:39 PM   #6
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We have a Flagstaff 228 with a stove mount on the outside. We got a grill with our current trailer and a two-burner stove with the previous trailer. We've only used the grill once and now no longer even carry it along. We use the stove 3-4 times a weekend and love it. We've had no heat issues with the stove, but didn't like the grilling smoke so close to the pop up skin.
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Old 05-24-2018, 01:19 PM   #7
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I had the same concerns when we had out previous popup and hybrid. I did a mod using the original mounting bracket and a folding table from WalMart, piece of screen door grill, and extended LP hose from a local LP place connected to the original hose.

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Old 05-24-2018, 01:35 PM   #8
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Wiscampsin you have an RVQ 1 by the looks of it.
We purchased ours for 5$ Canadian several years ago at a yard sale - used once by the owner.


Her husband told her to sell it for a good price. so she did.


I had it installed on our 2012 Salem with metal siding, and them onto our Sundance bunkhouse with fiberglass siding. I actually installed it on the cargo door. sold it last year with the trailer and have had no complaints about damage to the door or trailer itself. The area behind the BBQ should not get heated up to any degree.
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Old 05-24-2018, 01:39 PM   #9
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We have a Rockwood 2608 ws with grill attached to side wall have used for over 5 years and haven't had any problems what so ever. Works great. Grill away and enjoy.

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Old 05-24-2018, 01:42 PM   #10
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You're worrying about something that's unnecessary.

RVers have been using this setup for many years.
We did for 10 years and never needed to to retract the awning.
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