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    Southern hospitality

    Greetings Pitmasters!

    I currently live in Savannah, GA & I'm looking to improve my grilling repertoire (usually just grill burgers, steak & the occasional kebab).

    I'm an engineer and came across Meathead's book "the science of great barbeque and grilling" which I have enjoyed this far. It all makes sense! Thank you for explaining it so well!

    I'm also currently looking for a new grill. The bottom literally dropped out of my 7 yr old char grill gasser last month. (Sigh. RIP little grill. You were faithful and dependable all these years). I do like the Weber Genesis II you guys recommend, but I'm not able to drop a grand on a grill right now (got a toddler at home, so a grill is not one of our financial priorities). I can maybe justify spending around $500... Any recommendations for a good gas grill in that range? (Or maybe you can point me to the part of this site that might have that info? I need to explore it some more).

    I did try Meathead's recommendation and went to one of my local big box stores to see if they would sell a floor model at a discount, but they would not.

    Anyway... Thanks in advance for any recommendations. I look forward to gleaning wisdom from you seasoned BBQ vets.

    Cheers,
    Shem

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    Welcome to the pit, enjoy the Wikipedia of BBQ. There are a lot of cookers in that price range. Need to decide what you want to go with Charcoal - Gas - Pellet Grill ect, Goog luck

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      I would start with the Weber gas grills that meet your budget and go from there.

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        #4
        Greetings and welcome from North Carolina..

        Agree with zero_credit on the Weber, hard to go wrong there

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          Welcome to The Pit.

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            https://www.weber.com/US/en/grills/c.../15401001.html
            Welcome to The Pit fellow Southerner! For all around grilling and smoking capabilities, if it doesn’t have to be a gasser, seriously consider this Weber model. The Performer series. With this and an SnS insert, ($100.) you’ll be set for grilling and smoking within your budget. And better tasting food than a gas grill can offer. And there’s lots of folks here with Weber kettles who can offer assistance if needed.
            Last edited by Panhead John; January 24, 2021, 10:40 PM.

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              #7
              Welcome from north Texas. I haven’t cooked on gas for years, but it’s hard to beat Weber products.

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                Welcome from the California Delta.

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                  #9
                  Welcome from Oz, you will like it here

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                    Welcome aboard from Virginia Beach.

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                      Welcome from Virginia!

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                        out Welcome to the Pit from Dallas, Texas! Check the amazingribs.com free site for grill ratings. The Char-Griller got good reviews for a cheap one that won’t last long without some care. I had one ten years ago, and it grilled better than my current CharBroil.

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                          Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois!

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                            Welcome from Minnesota.

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                              Welcome from Maryland

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