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Portable propane grill recommendations

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Yankeegirl28 Apr 22, 2014 05:12 PM

We're planning a camping trip (with a pop up camper) and I could use some recommendations on inexpensive portable propane grills. The grill would need to accommodate grilling for 4 adults. I've gone online and there's a fair amount to choose from: Weber Q 1000 for about $170, Coleman Roadtrip grill for about $120, Coleman Perfect flow for about $90. I like the price of the perfect flow, but I also worry about "getting what you pay for". I bought a portable grill last year for about $30, which was useless. This grill would be used only occasionally on camping trips as we have a Weber Spirit 300 at home. Any recommendations?

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    mikie RE: Yankeegirl28 Apr 22, 2014 07:47 PM

    I've had one of these for years and they work great for camping trips and 4 adults. They are quite reasonably priced as well. http://www.weber.com/grills/series/go... I used to take it on the boat and then grill once I pulled into a cove. Much less expensive than the Q.

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      boogiebaby RE: mikie Apr 23, 2014 01:41 PM

      We had the Go Anywhere for several years, when we lived in an apartment building that did not allow full size grills on the balcony. This did the job well -- good heat, decent size for a portable grill and well priced. We used the buy the propane tanks at Lowes as a 3 pack, and they were much cheaper there than camping stores.

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        monkeyrotica RE: boogiebaby May 2, 2014 04:56 AM

        Third the Go Anywhere grill. You can find them on Craigslist for around $30 and they're much easier to haul around than the Q. About the worst you can say is that if it's really windy out, the flame might go out.

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