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Smoke Hollow Charcoal/Gas Grill Model 1800CGS Review

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Smoke Hollow Charcoal Gas Grill

A gas grill and charcoal grill/smoker for $400: three cookers rolled into one. Use just one side for cooking a couple steaks or both sides for parties. Although some owners gripe that cook surface on each side is smallish.

The low powered gas grill has three 10,000 BTU stainless steel tube burners and a 9,300 BTU side burner flush mounted on a side shelf. The charcoal side includes an adjustable height charcoal tray and offset firebox. Both sides have porcelain coated cast iron cooking grates and there’s a small warming rack on the gas side.

It’s easy to understand the attraction to these combo cookers. Who doesn’t want to get the most BBQ bang for their buck? Several manufacturers offer these combo designs. Though the concept is cool, ask yourself, why not get two separate grills? Even a large Weber Kettle is under a hundred dollars and you trip over all the low cost gassers every time you walk into Home Depot. With a few add ons like a Smokenator, you can turn a Weber kettle into a much better smoker than this device will ever be.

  • Model:
    Charcoal/Gas Grill Model 1800CGS
  • Item Price:
    $ 400.00
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Looked Closely At It
    We have seen this product up close and we have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Smoker, Combination Grill and Smoker
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal, Propane Gas
  • BTU:
    30,000
  • Heat Flux:
    53.57
    Heat Flux is the BTU per square inch and is a more useful measure of how much heat a grill delivers than BTU alone.
  • Main Burners:
    3
  • Primary Capacity:
    560 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    120 square inches

Published On: 11/19/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

  • Max Good - Max Good, AmazingRibs.com's Vice President of Product Reviews & Keeper of the Flame, is the man in charge of finding the best products for the AmazingRibs.com Equipment Reviews section. Max bottles his own barbecue sauce recipes and now sells them around the country.

 

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