Char-Broil Classic 6-Burner Review
Char-Broil’s Classic 6-Burner boasts a whopping 650 square inches of primary cooking surface. Five 10,000 BTU stainless steel main burners, one cave-era 15,000 BTU “sear burner” and one 10,000 BTU side burner. The 10K mains don’t pack a lot of power, although the porcelain coated cast iron grates will get hot enough to create grill marks and the 15,000 BTU burner will give you a boost. Electronic ignition. Low grade stainless steel lid and control panel suggest that shiny appearance many find appealing. It sits on a large cart with two stainless steel doors.
It’s not our first choice by any means, but if you really have a tight budget, and need a big grill, the price is right. Many people seem reasonably happy to accept Char-Broil’s Classic BBQ Grills for what they are – made cheap to sell cheap and hopefully last at least a few years.
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Heat Flux is the BTU per square inch and is a more useful measure of how much heat a grill delivers than BTU alone.
650 square inches
Large (about 32 burgers)
250 square inches
Published On: 11/18/2014
Last Modified: 2/22/2021
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