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Old 08-01-2013, 09:48 AM   #29
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Gas. Turn it on. Light it. Wait a bit. Cook. Eat.
Agree, and no mess.

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Old 08-01-2013, 11:26 AM   #30
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Gas for me...Q120. Easier, faster and cleaner. Nothing to carry but the grill and no coals to clean up and dispose of, which brings up another plus, and I'm surprised no one else has brought it up. In a lot of areas with burn bans due to the fire season, propane grills are OK, but, charcoal grills and wood fires are not. Has to do with the disposal of the coals. For the same reason, I carry a Campfire-in-a-Can...both are plumbed to work off the low pressure point on my rig and I've yet to stay at a campground where they are prohibited even during burn bans. Had one park tell me no on the Campfire-in-a-Can, but, he didn't know what it was and proceeded to tell me the ban was for anything that left hot coals that could start a fire. Explained to him that is was a propane grill without the "grill" and said he'd have to see it first. He came by that night and gave me the go-ahead after seeing that it left nothing hot to dispose of and the "fire" was well off the ground. We had the only campfire in the park for the duration of our stay. Of course, we had a lot more "friends", too...


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Old 08-01-2013, 04:11 PM   #31
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I carry Gas, Charcoal, Dutch Oven and a Credit card. I ready for whatever is thrown at me .
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Old 08-01-2013, 04:23 PM   #32
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Big Steel Keg, lump charcoal ( real charcoal ), fire starters, never use lighter fluid. That animal died for you, it deserves better than a gas grill!
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Old 08-01-2013, 05:06 PM   #33
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Charcoal only. Weber Kettle to grill and Weber Smokey Mountain to BBQ. I prefer food cooked over a city park grill with charcoal over a gas grill.
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Old 08-01-2013, 05:23 PM   #34
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Gas - I'm lazy when out RVing!
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Old 08-01-2013, 05:52 PM   #35
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Gas...Weber Q200...10 pound refillable tank that will last for months.

Chacoal is to big of a PITA at a CG. Many won't let you us them. And there's spent coal disposal and cleanup.

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Gas...Weber Q200...10 pound refillable tank that will last for months.

Chacoal is to big of a PITA at a CG. Many won't let you us them. And there's spent coal disposal and cleanup.

Same here weber gas, but I use a splitter from one of my 30 pounds tank and 20 feets hose, save on carrying an extra propane tank
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:00 PM   #37
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I have used LP for about 20 years now. I agree charcoal makes stuff taste better, but_LP is ever so much faster and easier to use and pack back up for traveling. A side note to this is, one time while barefoot I stepped on a live coal some idiot had thrown out in the sand/rocks next to a tree. Two hours in the ER and I limped for almost 2 months. Guess the person was too lazy to put the coals in a bucket of water.
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Charcoal without lighter fluid, no substitute, if you really want to BBQ

Propane/gas if you just want to cook something
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:36 AM   #39
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We have been carrying a small Big Green Egg and a Weber Q but recently switched to a Royals pellet grill and hope it will be the best from both units in one package. The Big Green Egg uses lump charcoal and produces the best steaks I have ever eaten. It is just too heavy and two grills take up too much valuable storage space, always a problem for full timers.
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We tried both and gave up the gas grill. There is nothing that can compare to a charcoal grill. Also, the gas grill was a real PIA to clean every time we used it. The charcoal incinerates whatever falls through the grate. Better flovor and less cleaning - we'll stick with our charcoal grill.
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I use a dual-burner propane camping stone for RV'ing - makes things so much easier. I save the charcoal and smoking for the at-home charbroiler where I can control the heat better than an open-air griller.
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I'm in the charcoal crowd. Use the little Weber grill. Only takes a handful of charcoal and I am just finishing up the first drink by the time the coals are ready. Hey, I'm on vacation, time is no object.


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