BIG GUIDE TO BBQ (What to buy Help)

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  1. sgtraven

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    If you are interested in a starter BBQ or looking to expand your BBQ family I hope this will help.


    This guide is Authored by myself with input from others, it is to be interpreted as a method to assist those whom are looking to buy a bbq and want to know what is available.
    The Great/Can do/Not Great and Cant do sections are based on judgment and and others experience may vary.

    As always there are caveats to every statement here so I will start with some assumptions I have made
    - Some of the grills etc have a big 2nd hand market and the price range takes this into consideration
    - A feature or cooking type can only be considered to be possible if it is able to do it “out of the box” where there is a vendor supported accessory (like a rotisserie) I have included it but marked it from THINGS IT DOES GREAT to THINGS IT CAN DO to reflect this
    - If you disagree with any of the assumptions here let me know (while taking into consideration the statement above) also if it is not the core feature or requires advanced techniques to pull off any of the categories then I don’t believe it should be listed as a feature
    - Pricing is relatively general but I will happily change if you can provide a source (both highs and lows)
    - I have mentioned some brands that are standouts in the Australian market yet generalized other “types” if you think I should specifically mention a brand within these categories let me know via PM
    - The pictures shown are ones sourced from manufacturers websites, some of the grills mentioned have not been shown purely due to not being able to find suitable white background photos. Should you be a vendor of one of these BBQ's and have stock photos available please pm me to have them displayed

    Vendors ARE welcome to submit a BBQ to me via PM. A generalization will be posted about the grill and categorized accordingly based on my research and knowledge. Should a vendor disagree with the review then they are welcome to facilitate a demonstration of said feature in person.



    weber 57
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    Weber 57cm by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets) and possible gas (not recommended or redundant)
    COST - $50 to $700 but usually around the 200ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW
    # CAN COOK FOR - 6-8
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Roasting, Multi Zone, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Pizza, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Rotisserie
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO -
    NOTES - This is the starting BBQ for those seen as BBQ enthusiasts, its provides a cheap platform for many to hone their skills on slow cooks and the essential skills of fire management if you want to move into a BBQ such as the Weber Smokey Mountain or an Offset BBQ

    Weber 47cm bbq
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    Weber 47cm by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets)
    COST - $50 to $200 but usually around the 100ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW
    # CAN COOK FOR - 4-6
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Roasting, Multi Zone, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO -, Pizza, Jerky, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Rotisserie
    NOTES - This is the starting BBQ for those looking to do charcoal direct grilling, its provides a cheap platform for many to hone their skills on charcoal and fire management.


    weber Go Anywhere
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    Weber Go Anywhere by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets)
    COST – 70-120 but usually around the 110ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW
    # CAN COOK FOR - 2-4
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Roasting, Multi Zone
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Pizza, Jerky, Baking
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs, Rotisserie
    NOTES – The Weber go anywhere is a great portable camping BBQ. It has been tried as an indirect cooker with some success and with mods such as cast iron grates can be the perfect steak grilling BBQ

    Smokey Joe
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    Weber Smokey Joe by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets)
    COST - $50 to $100 but usually around the 100ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW
    # CAN COOK FOR - 2-4
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Roasting
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Pizza, Jerky, Multi Zone, Baking
    THINGS IT CANT DO – , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs, Rotisserie
    NOTES – The Smokey Joe, much like the Weber go anywhere is a great little portable camping or road-trip BBQ. There is mods from the community to turn into a mini water type smoker similar to the Weber smokey mountain.



    Proq & weber smokey mountain
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    Weber Smokey Mountain by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    ProQ Water Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr

    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets) and possible gas (not recommended or redundant)
    COST - $50 to $700 but usually around the $450ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW-Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 6-30
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs, Grilling, Searing
    THINGS IT CAN DO - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish), Rotisserie, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Pizza
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Multi Zone
    NOTES - For those whom love a Roast, Pulled pork, Ribs or Brisket this is the Cheaper end of the dedicated smoking BBQ for that american style cooking. It requires a relatively good fire control management skills and a bit of effort to tend your fire but produces great results.

    Ugly Drum Smoker
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    Ugly Drum Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets) and possible gas (not recommended or redundant)
    COST - $50 to $500 but usually around the $200ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING – Low-Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-12
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Grilling, Pizza, Baking
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Searing, Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES – For the enthusiast with the want for something a little more unique the UDS is just that. You can build them for very cheap, buy DIY kits or even buy a pre-made kit. Their large capacity caters for bigger events and COST of charcoal puts them the low to medium price point. Many expand their functionality by implementing a draft control system for an almost automated pit control experience.

    Hibachi Grill
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    Hibachi BBQ Grill by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE – Lump Charcoal (brickets possible but not recommended)
    COST - $60 to $135
    COST OF RUNNING – Low
    # CAN COOK FOR - 2-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT – Searing, Grilling,
    THINGS IT CAN DO - Multi Zone
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Rotisserie, Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish), Pizza, Baking, Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    NOTES – The Hibachi grill is a great social BBQ for friend/family gatherings. Placed in the centre of the Table the grill quickly reaches temperature ready for cooking on lump charcoal. These grills are to be used with quick searing proteins and Vegetables. Pre-preparing plates of raw ingredients is the best method of fully utilising these Grills




    Bradley
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    Bradley Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE – Electricity with Wood Pucks
    COST - $50 to $700 but usually around the $450ish mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW-Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO – Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Pizza, Roasting, Baking
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Grilling, Searing, Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES – The Bradley smoker is a great unit for doing large batches of jerky or smoked hams/chicken breast ect. Its capable of doing long cooks of brisket or pork however due to its design of using smoking pucks it can become COSTLY to run. People have made “dummy” steel pucks for the unit to dispense in lieu of the wood chip pucks. Again like the hark these units are capable of long cooks but flavour imparted by the electrical element doesn't quite match up with charcoal or wood

    Hark
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    Hark Electric Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE – Electricity with Wood chips
    COST - $500
    COST OF RUNNING – Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish), Roasting, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Pizza
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Grilling, Searing, Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES – for a set and forget smoker an electric smoker may be an option. The Hark digital smoker will allow the user to set a temperature and time as well as add wood chips as needed. As electricity is the only heat source smoking woods must be added to add smoke flavour.



    Standard Size WEBER, BEEFEATER ect ect
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    Weber Genesis Gas BBQ by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    Beefeater BBQ by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - GAS
    COST - $50 to $1000+ but usually around the $600ish mark to start with a great platform
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Roasting, Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    THINGS IT CAN DO –, Pizza, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    NOTES - The gas grill is very convenient and will grill most meats/veggies that work well with high heat cooking. what it can do but doesn't do great is provide you with that extra layer of taste that you can get from cooking on wood/charcoal. Many of the higher end Gas BBQ's tackle the taste issue by employing HIGH btu burners as well as different shaped grills etc which will vaporize any dripping fats and re-impart them onto your meats. If you are looking at a GAS grill i do recommend Weber for the great warranties they have. The gas grill market is flooded with high COST low performing Gas grills so do your research.

    Compact Weber Q Series Beefeater BUGG, Ziegler and Brown
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    Weber Q Series by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    Beefeater BUGG by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    Ziegler and Brown by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - GAS
    COST - $280 to $730+ but usually around the $300ish mark to start with a great platform
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 4-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT – Grilling, Roasting
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Searing, Pizza, Multi Zone, Baking, Ribs, Rotisserie
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    NOTES - The gas grill is very convenient and will grill most meats/veggies that work well with high heat cooking. what it can do but doesn't do great is provide you with that extra layer of taste that you can get from cooking on wood/charcoal. Many of the higher end Gas BBQ's tackle the taste issue by employing HIGH btu burners as well as different shaped grills ect which will vaporize any dripping fats and re-impart them onto your meats. If you are looking at a GAS grill i do recommend Weber for the great warranties they have. The gas grill market is flooded with high COST low performing Gas grills so do your research. The smaller sized grills are great for camping and pick nicks


    Hark
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    Hark Gas Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - GAS
    COST - $299~
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-10
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT – , Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO – , Roasting, Jerky
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish), Pizza
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Grilling, Searing, Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES – The hark gas cooker is semi set and forget. Once the flame has been set to the right temp the unit is relatively stable HOWEVER caution must be taken when relying on gas as there is not a hard/fast indicator that you have enough gas to last your cook. Make sure to keep a full gas cylinder on hand and monitor




    Pellet Cooker Traeger, GMG
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    GMG Pellet cooker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    Traeger Pellet Cooker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Wood Pellets
    COST - $1200 - $3000
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-30
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Grilling, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Pizza
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Searing, Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Multi Zone
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Rotisserie
    NOTES - Pellet cookers are about on par with Gas bbq's in relation to fuel usage per hour. Pizzas, Roasting and other tasks are possible. With modifications they are able to perform some grilling functions as well

    Pellet Grill Yoder (Pellet Grill)
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    Yoder YS640 by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Wood Pellets
    COST - $3000+
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 10-50
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Roasting, Jerky, Multi Zone, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Pizza
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Rotisserie
    NOTES - Pellet Grills are about on par with Gas bbq's in relation to fuel usage. They are probably the most versatile grill on the market from the point of view that it can perform the same tasks as any of the other cookers and excels at the ease of slow cooking (smoking) and quick grilling.

    Commercial Pellet Cooker FEC
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    Fast Eddie Pellet Cooker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Wood Pellets
    COST - $1200 - $3000
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 30-80
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Roasting, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - , Pizza
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Grilling, Searing, Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES – For slow cooking only the Commercial smoker impliments an insulated chamber which reduces pellet usage. Its large capacity makes a cooker like this usually COST inhibitive but it is a leader in its field.


    KAMADO - (Komodo, Vision, BGE, Primo, Big Steel Keg)
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    Kamado by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal
    COST - $600-$1200
    COST OF RUNNING - Very Low
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-12
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Pizza, Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Searing, Brisket
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES - Like the Pellet cookers the Kamados are also extremely versatile, they do run on charcoal and are EXTREMELY cheap to run (cheapest of all the BBQ's here). I have noted that they are delicate as many of the cheaper models in the past have suffered Cracked fire rings (or worse). most of these are in the $600-800 range until you hit the Primo's which are in the $1300-1600 range. You can also buy the Komodo's which are more of a work of art and require a forklift to move

    KAMADO Primo Oval
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    Primo Kamado Oval XL by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal
    COST - $1250+
    COST OF RUNNING - Very Low
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-18
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Pizza, Roasting, Jerky, Multi Zone, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO – , Searing
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT – Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Rotisserie
    NOTES - Like the Pellet cookers the Kamados are also extremely versatile, they do run on charcoal and are EXTREMELY cheap to run (cheapest of all the bbq's here). The Primo range stand out as high quality builds and their oval shape make them more versatile at multi zone cooking. As they are so heavy they are not very portable

    KAMADO Big Steel Keg – no longer available in AUS
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    Big Steel Keg by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal
    COST - $1500+~
    COST OF RUNNING - Very Low
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-12
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Pizza, Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO – , Brisket
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT – Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Multi Zone, Rotisserie
    NOTES - Like the Pellet cookers the Kamados are also extremely versatile, they do run on charcoal and are EXTREMELY cheap to run (cheapest of all the bbq's here). The big steel keg has the added benefit of being more robust and able to be moved. There are trailer hitches available however the legalities in AUS are questionable. Due to being discontinued Australia these may become hard to obtain

    Komodo KAMADO
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    Komodo Kamado by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal
    COST - $2800-$6100
    COST OF RUNNING - Very Low
    # CAN COOK FOR - 10-22
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Grilling, Searing, Pizza, Roasting, Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Baking, Ribs, Rotisserie
    THINGS IT CAN DO - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Multi Zone
    NOTES – The komodo kamado is a highly functional piece of art however it comes at a COST both weight and price. These bad boys are cheap to run and very versatile. Unfortunately not automated but with the large internal area they are easily managed.



    Reverse Flow Cabinet - Humphrey's Smokers
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    Humphreys Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets)
    COST - $2250 - $12000 but usually $3500
    COST OF RUNNING – Low
    # CAN COOK FOR – 10-100
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Roasting,
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Pizza, Baking
    THINGS IT CANT DO - Rotisserie, Searing, Grilling, Multi Zone
    NOTES – Cabinet style smokers with their insulated walls make for an extremely efficient cooking unit. Unlike the UDS or WSM these cookers are not impacted by wind or rain. Their reverse flow design allows even radiant heat distribution as well as smoke distribution throughout the cooking chamber


    Hark Trifire (entry level offset)
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    Hark Tri-Fire by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump) and Wood
    COST - $599
    COST OF RUNNING - Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 8-20
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs,Grilling, Searing
    THINGS IT CAN DO – , Pizza, Roasting, Multi Zone, Baking,Rotisserie
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT – Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish)
    THINGS IT CANT DO -
    NOTES - For those whom love a Roast, Pulled porks, Ribs or Brisket this is the Cheaper end of the dedicated smoking BBQ for that american style cooking. It requires a relatively good fire control management skills and a bit of effort to tend your fire but produces great results.

    Yoder & Silver Creek (full sized offset)
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    Yoder Wichita by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets) and possible gas (not recommended or redundant)
    COST - $2800-$19,000 but usually around the $3000-$4000 mark
    COST OF RUNNING - LOW-Medium
    # CAN COOK FOR - 10-80
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish), Pizza, Roasting, Multi Zone, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Grilling, Searing
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Rotisserie

    NOTES – If american style pulled pork, ribs or brisket is your thing then this is the grill for you. Fire management control is time consuming but the rewards are worth it. You can choose your fuel with charcoal, gums or oaks being a great local fuel source.

    Reverse Flow - Silver Creek & Lang (full sized)
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    Lang Offset Reverse Flow Smoker by Brett Robinson, on Flickr
    FUEL SOURCE - Charcoal (lump or brickets) and possible gas (not recommended or redundant)
    COST - $2800+ but usually around the $3000 mark
    COST OF RUNNING – Medium-High
    # CAN COOK FOR - 10-60
    THINGS IT DOES GREAT - , Jerky, Pulled Pork, Brisket, Pulled Lamb, Ribs
    THINGS IT CAN DO - , Cold Smoking (cheese/bacon/fish) , Roasting, Baking
    THINGS ITS NOT GREAT AT - Grilling, Searing, Pizza, Multi Zone
    THINGS IT CANT DO - , Rotisserie
    NOTES – The same as a standard offset the reverse flow allows you to remove any hot-spots by providing slightly different heat management and more radiant than airflow. The reverse flow however is rumored to use more fuel so this is a consideration.
     
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    Great post, should be sticky :)
     
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    Happy for it to be a stick but as this forum section isn't just bbq related I doubt that would be required :)

    Up to mods of course
     
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    +1 for a sticky, love my UDS and Weber Go Anywhere.
     
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    They are q great unit. Also getting some good traction with prefab kits becoming readily avaliable. I know of on shop also looking to have prebuilts also an option
     
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    info updated for a number of these grills
     
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    I sear on my Pro Q... You just put the grill on the hooks above the charcoal basket. I do it for reverse sear steaks. It's pretty common :)

    Not my pic but you can see the grill can be placed above the coals
    http://s574.photobucket.com/user/ausbbq/media/Forum/ProQ.jpg.html

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    There is also a rotisserie attachment for the Pro Q Excel and WSM.
     
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    I'll be updating to reflect this. Thanks for the update :)
     
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    pictures added to post :)
     
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    spelling updated (because im a tard)
     
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    Thanks dickhead. Now I just want to BBQ everything. Forever.
     
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    I would be BBQing all the bloody time if only I had a back yard instead of a tiny balcony.
     
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    Pfft. Doesn't stop me ;)

    I've got one of the 'Smokey Joes' :)

    I use it for cooking small roasts every now and again. :)

    Does it very well. Also used it for chops/sausages a while ago. Worked a charm.

    Great post OP
     
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    Well I do have a Weber Q 220 on the balcony, but there's not enough room for a smoker. It's bloody tiny.
    Ran out of gas recently so going to get a new bottle today and get cooking.
    Have you guys tried smoking in a Weber Q? I tried using wood chips in a basket and in foil but I got nothing. Tempted to try pellets now. Do they work?
     
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    You going to correct it at all? :confused:
     
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    Ziegler and Brown added and some other changes (yes im correcting all slowly)
     
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    where is your comprehensive post on bbq?

    Awesome work OP.
     
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    its all cool, his was some great feedback.
    unfortunately with a post of this size editing with the format is a little cumbersome.
    i have updated based on his feedback as well as added another grill.
    next up ill be adding some commercial sized BBQ's in australia. its not exactly for the "looking to buy" but it does get some people excited about whats out there.

    (look up the yoder frontiersman)
     
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    added hibachi and made a few changes to the Proq and WSM
     

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