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Weber Q 1000 and 1200 Gas Grill Review

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Weber Q-1000 gas grill

Q 1000 and 1200 are the smallest Weber gas grills with 189 square inches of cook surface and a single 8,500 BTU stainless steel burner. These portables, originally called Baby Q, were a hit coming out of the gate. Like all Q series grills they have coated cast aluminum housing, porcelain-enamled cast iron cooking grates, electric ignition, removable grease pans and glass re-inforced nylon frames. They use disposable 14.1 or 16.4 oz. LP cylinders. Optional 20 lb. LP tank adaptor kits are available.

As with all Weber BBQ grills, intelligent design coupled with quality construction produces an attractive cooker that works great. The heavy cast aluminum housing holds and distributes heat while the cast iron grates can do a decent job of searing. In 2014 Weber split the cooking grate to accomodate an optonal cast iron griddle on one side.

These small cookers make travel easy, but obviously limit the amount and size of what can be cooked. They may be used as a table top grill or mounted to a fold out stand with two legs, two wheels and tool hooks.

The Q 1000 is “titanium” color: a silvery grey cream, and has peizo electric ignition. For $40 more the Q 1200 offers battery powered ignition, fold out side tables, a lid heat indicater and your color choice of Titanium, Black, Blue, Fuchsia, Green, Orange, Purple and Red.

  • Model:
    Q 1000 and 1200 Gas Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 189.00
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  • Made in USA:
    yes
  • 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, Tailgater
  • Fuel:
    Propane Gas
  • BTU:
    8,500
  • Heat Flux:
    44.97
    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:
    1
  • Primary Capacity:
    189 square inches

Published On: 11/9/2012 Last Modified: 3/6/2021

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