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    New Grill Brush Design

    Max Good maybe you could give this a review. Looks promising.



    #2
    Just saw a story today on my local news about a lady having to have emergency surgery to remove a brass bristle from her intestine. Ouch! I too would like to see a review on this new brush.

    oldsteve

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      #3
      Looks pretty cool - Why didn't I think of that??

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        #4
        @Dr ROK,I'm not sure I would want to use it! They say it's made of GALVENIZED STEEL in the comments after video per Zaven from brush tech .
        Who would use galvanize steel for a food related product?
        "ZAVEN – Special Guest
        5/27/2015 12:39 PM
        @David the springs are made of galvanized steel, they work on cast iron, porcelain, and stainless steel grills. It should work fine on your Weber!"
        Last edited by Powersmoke_80; May 27, 2015, 04:52 PM.

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        • oldsteve
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          Thanks for the heads up on the brush being made of galvanized steel. I placed an order on Amazon for it yesterday for when they are back in stock. I promptly cancelled the order this morning. I guess I better start paying more attention to all the details.

          oldsteve

        • Powersmoke_80
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          oldsteve It is not described very well, and after reading comments it looks like they were gouging on shipping also but i'm sure its different through Amazon.

        #5
        I like the design, but galvanized is toxic. I have asked Dr. Blonder for his thoughts.

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        • Meathead
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          Blonder says "Two problems. Zinc coatings are soft and will rub off, and the high heat of the grill will vaporize the zinc. Should be made from stainless, dummies."

        #6
        What Meathead says. Plus I wonder how effectively it cleans below the grill surface. Furthermore, I use brass bristle brushes with wood handles and I never had a problem with stray bristles breaking off.

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          #7
          If you have a large laundry tub just soak your grills in hot water and dish washing detergent for a while - that's what i do. Then scrub them with stainless steelos ( stainless steel wool ) and rinse well. Do not use steelos on chrome plated grills it takes the plating off real quick. Instead use non scratch dishwashing scourer pads and work a bit harder. I have also used brass bristle brushes and wiped with wet paper towels with great results. And yes they should've used stainless - in the comments there was a quote saying the brush will last for years???? Not if it's galvanized .. LOL

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            #8
            To clean my grates, I bought a $12 hot water heater drain pan at Home Depot. I cut the corner off of a freezer bag to block the hole. I fill up a large pot with water, and bring to almost a boil. I place my grates in the drain pan (can get 4 when stacked) and dump the hot water on top. I put some Dawn in first. Cuts the grease with no issues. After soaking overnight, I use a scotch scouring pad and not much elbow grease at all. Grates come very clean.

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