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Char Broil Heatwave Infrared Three-Burner Gas Grill, with Sideburner

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Pros: Can be used as a grill or smoker, less flare ups, plenty of cooking room

Cons: The "U" pans rust out and the spacers on them break off.

I've owned two of these grills and loved them. You can easily smoke meat on this grill by filling up the smaller "U" pan with wood and laying heavy duty tinfoil over the top, then the grate, and then poking holes in it. It was enough of a good introduction that I eventually went and bought a smoker. The grill was great to cook on, less  flare ups due to the design of the "U" Pans.  You could still get a flare up if cooking fatty cuts on hi. My first grill rusted out after 2 years. I hadn't been very proactive in cleaning it or keeping it covered. I liked it enough that I special ordered a second one (done through the military PX as there was a limited selection of grills) I was pretty disappointed to leave it behind after a year when I moved back to the US.

 

Over all a good grill but it suffers from similar quality issues as most Char Broil's do. If I could find a similar design in better quality I would jump on it.

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Pros: Gets Hot, can do lots of different things

Cons: Don't have one

Have had it for over two years and love it.  You can sear a steak, you can slow roast chicken, and even throw some chips in to get a little smoke. 

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Pros: Can cook at very high temperatures

Cons: center heat deflector has a whole burned in it

Good grill for the money.  Great for Steaks, and Beef in general.  Chicken cooks great although a little too fast for me even on low.  Pork shoulders can be slow cooked by turning off one or two of the burners.

Char Broil Heatwave Infrared Three-Burner Gas Grill, with Sideburner
Description:

The Char Broil Heatwave Infared cooking system is yet another breakthrough from the grilling minds at Char Broil. The Heatwave system works using two troughs to transfer the radiant heat from the buners to infard heat that cooks your food. The design is a unique, patented system, that provides 100% infared heat. You can use wood chips in the troughs to indirectly cook food or just add smokey flavor and because of the design you don't get flare up and charring. Once again, the infared technology is highly efficient and allows just 3 burners and 35,400 BTUs to provide all of the energy you need with this grill and its 550 sq. in. primary cooking area. A cooking guide is included on the side shelf of the grill to help fully utilize this ground breaking technology and as expected the other shelf features a flush mount sideburner. The Heatwave grill also included integrated electronic ignition, a pull out tank tray, and Char Broil's patented Dual Fuel system for easy conversion to Natural Gas. The cart has a closed look with metallic porcelain top and matching doors. As with all grills, we recommend keeping the firebox clean to help avoid flare up as well as using a grill cover to protect your invesent.

Details:
DetailValue
BindingLawn & Patio
BrandChar-Broil
EAN0047362327253
FeatureIntegrated Electronic Ignition
Height47.5 inches
Length23.5 inches
Weight166 pounds
Width58.25 inches
LabelChar Broil
List Price$549.99
ManufacturerChar Broil
Model463272509
MPN463272509
Package Quantity1
Product GroupLawn & Patio
Product Type NameABIS_LAWN_AND_GARDEN
PublisherChar Broil
StudioChar Broil
TitleChar Broil Heatwave Infrared Three-Burner Gas Grill, with Sideburner
UPC047362327253
Release Date2010-01-17
Material Typesteel
Material Type Set Elementsteel
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