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Char-Griller Grand Champ Offset Smoker Is Coming Soon

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Char-Griller Grand Champ Offset Smoker

For many years Char-Griller was famous for, or more precisely, notorious for their inexpensive offset smokers. For a couple hundred bucks, wide-eyed wannabee pitmasters (including yours truly in my pre-AmazingRibs.com days) have abused themselves trying to control smoke and temperature on those cheapo tin cans.

We’ve always advised our readers who want to smoke on stick burning offsets to forget the cheap junk and get ready to spend over $1,000 for the real deal. That’s a lot of dough to enter the mysterious realm of offset smoking for the first time. But, now there’s a viable intermediate model – Char-Griller’s Grand Champ!

Weighing in at 250 pounds, Grand Champ has twice the heft of cheap offsets and some nice upgrades like lid and door gaskets, and ten inch metal wheels. We’re finishing tests on Grand Champ and expect to publish our review soon.

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  • Model:
    Grand Champ Offset Smoker
  • Item Price:
    $ 599.99
  • 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:
    Smoker
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal, Logs
  • Primary Capacity:
    780 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    420 square inches

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Published On: 10/18/2022 Last Modified: 11/17/2022

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