Gear guide: Gas barbecues for cooking outdoors

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  1. BaileyStrempel says:

    Thanks for compiling the list of gas barbeques, that will definitely save time. It will be a great source of information for the people who are looking for it. I really appreciate your research.

  2. Andy says:

    also available at a bargain price on eBay

  3. Bob Horn says:

    Nice to know thnk you.

  4. Allan Gilmour says:

    Good article. I prefer the taste of food cooked over a charcoal BBQ, but it isn’t always convenient or allowed. I carry a foldaway charcoal BBQ with small bags of instant light charcoal. I also have a Cadac Safari Chef (canister version), the baby brother of the Carri Chef, and have used this for many years. It is a greatly versatile bit of kit, which gives you another cooking facility. I bought this for use in my tent camping days, but have used it for days at the beach and as an additional BBQ when having family over. Now it’s in the essential bits of kit that stays in the van.

  5. Alan Ford says:

    I may be old fashioned but I still prefer to cook over charcoal. I use a Cobb oven (use briquettes as they are much cheaper than Cobblestones but are slower to light) which is a very useful device that I seem to use more and more. Wonderful for roasting chickens.
    I also have a Weber Kettle BBQ which is a bit big to take with me so that usually stays at home but there are lots of folding barbecues availabl. I am also considering one of the smaller Weber Kettles. Superbly built and designed to last a very long time. I have used a 30 year old example that was still working perfectly, spares are available if necessary along with a huge range of accessories’
    It does take time to light charcoal but if you light the BBQ before you prepare the food to go on it that usually takes care of that. Choose your fire lighters carefully; as some, but not all, produce an unpleasant smell until things are burning properly.
    Also be carefull with siting your BBQ dont leave a burnt patch of grass. Many sites will happily supply you with bricks or concrete blocks to keep off the floor if you need them.

  6. Geoffrey Houghton says:

    We have used a Carri Chef for over five years and fine it great – easy to use, versatile and compact.
    It connects to our Motorhome gas supply

  7. Ken Dudbridge says:

    Good article, very informative, lots of useful tips, you cannot beat cooking and eating outdoors.

  8. Kenneth C Lott says:

    Hi just tried to buy the Gordon BBQ TO FIND it’s trade only!!!

  9. tom hatch says:

    Good article thank you.

  10. Dave says:

    Very informative showing a good range of value for money bbq.


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