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Landmann Black Dog BD28 Charcoal Grill Review

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Landmann Black Dog BD28 Charcoal Grill


Landmann USA manufactures a variety of fire-related products, including outdoor fireplaces, grills, and smokers. The Landmann Black Dog BD 28 Charcoal Grill looks like a sturdy contender for your backyard BBQ needs, but construction is pretty cheap and it’s hard to put together. Be that as it may, the BD28 features a spacious 506 square inches of cooking area. The steel base and frame range from 0.08 to 1.0 mm thick and the lid is 1.2 mm thick. The clearance between cooking surface and lid is 19 inches, meaning you should have no problems putting your turkey in easily, and the adjustable height charcoal grate can be cranked up and down within a 12″ range giving you good temperature control. There are big front doors for adding charcoal, a large easy to remove ash pan, vents for air exhaust but not for air intake, and one side shelf. The grates are porcelain coated, which is very nice, but  as always, the heat indicator in the lid is inaccurate. Get yourself a digital thermometer.

Black Dog can be purchased with an offset firebox for about $100 more.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    Black Dog BD28 Charcoal Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 425.00
    *Price Subject To Change
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  • Made in USA:
  • Review Method:
    Researched it from Afar
    We have researched this product from afar by gathering info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources, with our BS meters on high.
  • Primary Function:
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  • Primary Capacity:
    506 square inches
    Mid-Size (about 24 burgers)

Published On: 2/14/2013 Last Modified: 7/16/2022

  • Max Good,’s Full-Time Grill Tester - Max Good is's Vice President of Product Reviews & Keeper of the Flame and is the world's only full-time reviewer of outdoor cooking equipment including smokers, grills, pizza ovens, griddles, and more.


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