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Dave Worth
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Metairie
Member since Dec 2003
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re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?

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What size BGE did you get Dave?


XL. I was going to get a large with a nest. Then we heard stories how they weren't that sturdy and could tip over. Started looking at putting it in a table. Then I looked at the XL and it had a much wider base and the dealer confirmed he had never heard of any stability issues. For the price of a large plus a table, I got an XL and a platesetter.

For now I just have it sitting on a concrete patio with no stand. I have an LSU beach-type chair that is the perfect height when sitting. I think I'm moving in the next year and will build/buy a table to house it.

I would recommend buying the biggest you can afford. You won't waste much, if any, extra charcoal with a bigger size.


Politiceaux
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2009
15768 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
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I would recommend buying the biggest you can afford. You won't waste much, if any, extra charcoal with a bigger size.
I agree completely. I went with the Primo Oval XL which I initially thought was overkill. The firebox divider allows you to only fill one side for direct/indirect heat whole meal simultaneous cooking. Plenty of room for huge cooks and not at all a waste for just my fiancée and me.


wickowick
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Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
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re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
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I agree completely. I went with the Primo Oval XL which I initially thought was overkill. The firebox divider allows you to only fill one side for direct/indirect heat whole meal simultaneous cooking. Plenty of room for huge cooks and not at all a waste for just my fiancée and me.


+1, if you are looking at a ceramic grill you are looking at a 20+ year grill. If you have the money get the biggest you can afford...


Coon
Nicholls St. Fan
La 56 Southbound
Member since Feb 2005
16209 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
Speaking of grill size, that's another thing that worries me. I'm used to cooking on a gas grill that has over 500 sq" to cook on. An 18" grill only has 245sq" and a 24" one has 450sq".

There's no way i could even remotly justify spending $1200 on a grill, $800 is a stretch already. I'm just worried that i wouldn't have enough area to cook on.


CBLSU316
LSU Fan
Far Right of Left
Member since Jun 2008
9127 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
I went to shoppers choice today and looked at all the grills. The salesman was very helpful, I think it was stated earlier in this thread, but he told me if I wanted to cook on them just bring some meat over and have at it. I think if I pull the trigger it will be a large grill dome or large kamado joe.

Salesman pretty much told me you can't go wrong with any of them. Just gotta pick a size.......he also said same as you guys.....get as big as you can afford.


cheeriopiss
LSU Fan
Huntsville, AL
Member since Nov 2009
2114 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
I'm looking to get either a grill dome or a primo, and am looking to spend around 800 bucks. Is it worth it to save 100 on the primo jr as opposed to the large grill dome, or should I got with the large grill dome for the extra cooking space? Any feedback is much appreciated.


Ziggy
New Orleans Saints Fan
Ponchatoula, LA
Member since Oct 2007
20749 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
Get the large GD!

There's also the "Grill Extender" now which is an accessory grate which sits on top of the main grate and allows for even more cooking area if you need it.


Coon
Nicholls St. Fan
La 56 Southbound
Member since Feb 2005
16209 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?

Ziggy, please post more pics of your table or send some to me at coon.td@gmail.com


Coon
Nicholls St. Fan
La 56 Southbound
Member since Feb 2005
16209 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
Bump


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Neauxla
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
30426 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
Bump for Ziggy


RunningBlake
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Member since Aug 2011
2191 posts

re: Does anyone here own a Grill Dome?
Ziggy??? you are on


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