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Just bought a Char Griller Super Pro w/ side fire box

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Picked it up over Father's day weekend when on sale for $99 at Lowe's. I also bought a cover and the side firebox. I have to say the new style covers CharGriller is selling this year are 100x better than the old style I bought a couple years ago with my CharGriller Duo. Also, sold my CharGriller Duo a few days later because it just took up too much space if you factored in a firebox being attached, also I rarely used the gas side of the grill.

 

Just finished up seasoning the grill and adding a few mods. Now just need to get a free weekend to give slow smoking some ribs a try on my new toy.

 

A few things I've done include:

  • Dryer Vent.
  • Big wheels for easy pushing through grass.
  • Removed original gauge (was off 30-40 degrees and filled with oil and moisture....) and patched the hole.
  • Added (2) new River Country 2" gauges to the lower left and right.
  • Added a coupe hinges to keep the sliding side firebox tray securely closed (kept popping out a 1/4 inch or so on one side when closed....).
  • Rubbed a few coats of Waterlox on all wood parts to keep them looking good and make them easy to clean. Good stuff and had a bunch left over from a previous project.
  • Took the extra plate between the grill and firebox and cut all but 2 tabs off and then used wing nuts to secure inside the grill. This allows me to use the either side as a grill when I'm not smoking. I figure if I'm cooking for 1-2 then use the small firebox or if 2+ then use the grill side. Then when smoking I just remove it.
  • Charcoal basket for the firebox.

 

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post #2 of 8

Great looking set up!! Welcome to the forum! :)

post #3 of 8

Nice job on the mods!   I really like the charcoal basket, should do a fine job!

post #4 of 8

Nice acquisition!  Welcome to the SMF family!

post #5 of 8

Nice rig!  I have the outlaw and just put on the sfb.  I plan on doing most of your mods too.  Later Ron

post #6 of 8

welcome1.gif   Glad to have you with us!

 

 

Looks like your ready to go!

post #7 of 8

Nice mods! Let us know how the temps do with the damper in the middle like that.

 

Now on with the Qview!sausage.gif

post #8 of 8

Mods to the max!  Looks like you are set.

 

Good luck and good smoking.

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