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Broil King Keg

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$899

The Broil King Keg is a high quality kamado cooker, at home in the backyard or hitched to a vehicle. It excels at smoking, roasting, baking and searing thin meats. While competitive brands charge extra for just about everything but the logo, The Keg comes fully equipped with stand, shelves, extender rack and a ”Multi-tool” which helps handle the grate and dampers and doubles as an ash rake... Read More

Komodo Kamado 23" OTB Gen 2.6

Price: 

$4,260

Komodo Kamados may be the most striking cookers in the world. The Gen 2.6 with a 23" wide top grate, stands 50.5" high, 30" wide at the base, and is 36" deep. It weighs a whopping 534 pounds. They arrive fully assembled, but you might need help getting it out of the crate and into position... Read More

Komodo Kamado Big Bad 32

Price: 

$5,910

The most striking cookers in the world may be Komodo Kamado. Their new gigantic Big Bad 32 incher is stunning to see, touch and use. Weighing in at over a half ton crated with 128 lbs. of 304 stainless steel, it arrives fully assembled, but you'll need help opening this up and getting it into position.  .. Read More

Primo Oval Junior

Price: 

$858

Primo’s Oval Junior is their smallest Oval model. Primo’s claim to fame is the unique oval shape which enables true 2-zone cooking: something that standard round designs really can’t accomplish. With 2-zones operating simultaneously, you can slide foods from a cool to hot side for crisping chicken and reverse searing steaks... Read More

Primo Oval XL 400

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$1,331

Primo’s Oval XL 400 is their largest model. Kamado owners accustomed to the popular large round designs will be in awe of Oval XL’s expansive cook surface which is similar in size and shape to a three burner gas grill... Read More

Big Green Egg Large Ceramic Cooker

Price: 

$849

For many, the Big Green Egg is the Weber of Kamados. They introduced Kamado cookers to the USA and are often viewed as the industry standard. The Large Egg is big enough for a 20 pound turkey and has an 18" diameter grate. Made in Mexico the BGE design is simple, it is built to last, and it has a limited lifetime warranty... Read More

Big Green Egg Medium Ceramic Cooker

Price: 

$659

For many, the Big Green Egg is the Weber of Kamados. They introduced Kamado cookers to the USA and are often viewed as the industry standard. The Medium Egg is smack dab in the middle of their five sizes with a 15" diameter grate. Made in Mexico the BGE design is simple, it is built to last, and it has a limited lifetime warranty... Read More

Big Green Egg Mini Ceramic Cooker

Price: 

$399

For many, the Big Green Egg is the Weber of Kamados. They introduced Kamado cookers to the USA and are often viewed as the industry standard. The Mini Egg is their smallest model. With a 10" diameter grate that is big enough for a large steak or a couple chicken breasts. Weighing only 39 lbs, one can easily transport it for picnics, camping and tailgating... Read More

Big Green Egg Small Ceramic Cooker

Price: 

$559

For many, the Big Green Egg is the Weber of Kamados. They introduced Kamado cookers to the USA and are often viewed as the industry standard. The Small Egg is one size larger than their Mini Egg and has a 13" diameter grate. Made in Mexico the BGE design is simple, it is built to last, and it has a limited lifetime warranty... Read More

Big Green Egg XLarge Ceramic Cooker

Price: 

$1,199

For many, the Big Green Egg is the Weber of Kamados. They introduced Kamado cookers to the USA and are often viewed as the industry standard. The XLarge Egg is as big as these green guys get. The 24 " grate and XLarge dome can accommodate two 20 pound turkeys. Made in Mexico the BGE design is simple, it is built to last, and it has a limited lifetime warranty... Read More

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The PK Grill has become our favorite charcoal grill. It proves some ideas never die.

Designed in 1952, the rectangular shape is easy to set up in 2 or 3 heat zones, it can easily be used as a smoker, the cast aluminum body is indestructible, airflow is easy to manage, and there is plenty of room under the hood.

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Made of rugged 1/8" thick aluminum, 20" long, with four serious rivets, mine show zero signs of weakness after years of abuse. I use it on meats, hot charcoal, burning logs, and with the mechanical advantage that the scissor design creates, I can easily pick up a whole packer brisket. Click here to read more. - Meathead

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