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BBQ And Grilling Tool Sets, An Unnecessary Expense
Multi-piece BBQ and grilling tool sets are an unnecessary investment filled with gear you may never use.
We’ve all seen the fancy grilling tool sets featuring a nice carrying cases filled with BBQ and grilling tools. But just because they look cool doesn’t mean they are worth owning.
In addition to the high price tags, I’ve never seen one with all the tools I need, and the ones I’ve looked at up close came with poor quality tools or unnecessary tools. Instead, I recommend buying what you need a la carte.
Don't buy toolkits
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Published On: 5/22/2018
Last Modified: 5/11/2021
Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer - Founder and publisher of AmazingRibs.com, Meathead is known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of the New York Times Best Seller "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.
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