Mar 25, 2012
As the temperatures begin to rise and the grass begins to grow, day dreams begin to be filled with charred meat, fizzy beer and smoke. Once again the the BBQ season comes on us like the smoke from a hardwood fire burning on the back deck.
If you anticipate America’s favorite past time, barbequing, like most of us, you also might be worried about your grill that has been dormant for most of the winter. Is it time to buy a new BBQ grill? Is it time to upgrade that sissy of a grill?
As spring makes its much anticipated arrival, many of you will be excited and eager to upgrade your outdoor cooking equipment. While world-class BBQ has been prepared over the years in homemade brick pits, oil drums and converted refrigerators, it is best that we as mortal weekend grilling enthusiasts not depend on our caveman creativity and ingenuity. Simply put, take advantage of the workmanship and technology that is available in the world of grilling and BBQ equipment.
Maybe I am partial, but when looking at kettle grills and smokers, the king of the mountain is Weber. I have tried other brands that are cheaper but have similar shapes as the Weber products, but within a year or so, I am regretting my decision. Cheaper and thinner metal is the culprit, and rust and wear sets in quickly. Weber grills tend to last for 10 years or more, assuming you take care of them. In that same period of time you will more than likely go through two or three of the cheaper versions. Not good for the pocket book. Original Story Here »
My experience is similar to Dave’s. If you spend a little more money upfront, you get the use of your investment for far longer and in the process entertain more friends, eat more BBQ, and drink more before you have to replace your grill.