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Old 03-06-2013, 06:10 PM   #1
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Charcoal grills vs. Gas grills

I cooked on gas grills over my years of boating and camping, So this yr I decided to go with a Aussie Charcoal grill. What do most of you RVers grill with or prefer?

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Old 03-06-2013, 06:20 PM   #2
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Propane for convenience.

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Old 03-06-2013, 06:31 PM   #3
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I recently switched from coal to gas for the ease of it.

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Old 03-06-2013, 06:40 PM   #4
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I greatly prefer cooking on charcoal, but especially being solo, I use propane now.
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I keep a bag of briquetts and usually stick one near the flame of my propane grill. Can't beat the flavor of real charcoal!
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I travel with both charcoal and gas just large enough for the two of us. Gas for convenience and charcoal when I have time for some real grilling. both units are very small.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:07 PM   #7
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Bought a new stainless portable grill last fall to replace my old charcoal grill. Still haven't opened the box. Having a hard time making the change with the good results we get from the ole charcoal grill.

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Old 03-06-2013, 07:41 PM   #8
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I really like charcoal but it rare when we use that BBQ, I bought a little 220 Weber a few years back and use that everyday when we are out, it's been
The Best BBQ I have ever had and in 5 minutes its ready to go. Convenience wins out here.. Maybe this year will use the Charcoal BBQ more.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:47 PM   #9
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I prefer wood but charcoal is 2nd. Nothing beats a real wood fire and real wood flavor.
I consider gas or propane just an outdoor stove top and if I wanted to cook on a stove top I would cook inside. But that's me. Thou they do now make a grill that has propane on one side and has a wood/charcoal grill with a smoker box on the other side. It is very large so I doubt we will get that for the RV.
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Campfire if possible.

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Old 03-06-2013, 08:32 PM   #11
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Charcoal for flavor, gas for convenience.
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Weber q 200 and a smokey joe. Smokey joe when I have time to do a nice steak. One thing to consider is there were a few parks last year that were not allowing any charcoal due to the extreme drought, gas only.
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:51 PM   #13
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Love our Small Traeger. Good flavor and convenient.
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:36 AM   #14
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I carry charcoal and a "starter chimney" for use in campgrounds that have charcoal grills available. I also carry a propane grill for convenience. My preference would be charcoal.

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