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Old 03-07-2013, 06:49 AM   #15
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Agree to the taste of using charcoal. Hard to beat the convenience of using propane especially with the spliter we have on our on board propane tank (don't have to carry cylinders which is nice).

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Old 03-07-2013, 11:29 AM   #16
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Charcoal for taste and the big thing is CLEAN UP. On a charcoal grill you throw away the ashes and all the dropping after each use, start a new fire and wire brush the grill when it gets hot, that's it. With a gas grill all the crap stays in the grill and you have a big mess and flaring up. There is nothing worse than cleaning THE INSIDE OF A GAS GRILL.

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Old 03-07-2013, 11:44 AM   #17
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Charcoal for meat- gas just isn't HOT enough to really sear a steak.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:29 PM   #18
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Well RVer,s I just picked up the Aussie Charcoal grill, I will also have a portable gas grill just in-case. With this weather about to break this weekend here on the east coast, we will be taking the MH to it's resting place in NJ sometime in April. Thanks for all the in-put and happy camping this yr. & be safe. Joe, Kathy, Grand Daughter Kaitlin, and are little Miniture Dashound- Snickers
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:30 PM   #19
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Higher priced propane grills have "Flavorizer" bars that create smoke that gives the food the BBQ flavor.

Amazon.com: flavorizer bars
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:11 PM   #20
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Charcoal and hickory logs. If I use gas, it's a pan on the stovetop.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #21
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When we lived in FL we had a rather large Oak tree in the backyard that we used in the grill. Then we moved to MI and when we bought the property it had some Oak trees and Apple trees so we would then add the Apple with the Oak. Mmmmm some real good smoking and grill there. Nothing beats real wood for smoking.

Here's the what we used in the drip pan for chicken or turkey or whatever meat smoking:
Get a large pan like for cooking a turkey in. Take a large bottle and fill it half way with Spiced Rum and the rest with water. Put in several cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and nutmeg. Shake that up and then pour into the pan. Put that under what meat you are smoking and keep it filled while smoking. Smoke the meat at a temp between 200 and 250 degrees.
Yes a turkey will take awhile but OMG the taste!!
Oh once after smoking a chicken we had forgotten to put some tator tots in the oven so instead we put them on the grill to smoke for about 20 mins or so .... talk about something that turned out WAY better than you thought it might.
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:05 PM   #22
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Wood or charcoal for grilling.

Tried gas once, gave the grill away. Gas is for a stove not a grill. Back to a Weber.

Thought it would be nice since our rig has a valve and 10' of gas hose on the curb side. Just wasn't the same as grilling with charcoal.
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:29 AM   #23
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Propane because my kids and the DW are impatient. Have a weber charcoal when I have time, nothing like 2 or 3 beers while waiting for the coals to be ready!
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:42 AM   #24
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A Big Streel Keg is always on the back of my MH. Charcoal , lump not briquettes , there is a difference and NO lighter fluid. The BSK is a stainless steel Komodo style grill that comes with a receiver hitch adapter, I built a double receiver so it sits in the top and the ball hitch sits in the bottom. We take it with whatever we tow, Jeep, golf cart, DW car on the tow dolly, or just the bicycle rack. It doesn't interfere with any of them. Sometimes if I'm lazy, ill cook with it still in the receiver but most of the time I remove it from the receiver and put it on its wheeled base. I can remove it by myself but its easier with an extra pair of hands. BSK was bought out by Char grill who then started making the Acorn grill you see at Lowes, it's a little smaller than the BSK and lighter, I wish they made a receiver hitch adapter for it, I would buy one just for the smaller size and convenience . Get the grill up to 600+ degrees, 3 minutes per side and you have a perfect steak every time! You can't do that with gas.
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:25 AM   #25
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In the MH I keep one of each. Weber makes a small take it anywhere grill in gas and coal. I use the coal whenever possible and the gas when in fire restricted areas. In windy sites the coal works even better.
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:29 AM   #26
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The flavorizer will not give you the charcoal taste.

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