"Bob-a Que" grill , ever used one? - Fiberglass RV

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Old 03-14-2010, 06:49 PM   #1
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I got a Kulula's catalog in the mail the other day and I noticed this outdoor grill in it that can be used over a fire. The grill looks like it might work well?

Anyone tried one of these before? $39.99 with free shipping-

Link to site: https://www.kotulas.com


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Old 03-15-2010, 06:11 AM   #2
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Never tried one.

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Old 05-12-2011, 04:40 PM   #3
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I have seen these, but I have never tried one. I would be worried about the wind. We all know that the elements can be unpredictable! I am a big fan of appliances within my RV or a more traditional grill. I like to make sure that I have a safe way to cook my food.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:59 PM   #4
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In Girl Scouts we used to carry the grill out of a regular barbeque and put rocks or bricks between it's bottom and top of the stationary grills at campsites. It was large enough to cook a buncha burgers and dogs and very stable with a couple of bricks/rocks on top in case of knocking it with a leg, arm or cooking utensil...we never lost a meal.

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Old 05-16-2011, 02:03 PM   #5
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When camping over 30 years ago on the Northern end of the Queen Charlotte Islands BC. My aunt did all the cooking (for 10 people!) using a set up similar to this. I think though it had more support. Do you know anyone who attends Rendevous's? They are the pro's when cooking over an open fire. I would checkout one of their websites.
There is nothing that tastes like food cooked over an open fire! good luck
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Old 05-16-2012, 08:46 AM   #6
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do a websearch on cowby cooking, or campfire cookware.
everything from grates, tripods, spitroasters,,,pot hangers,,,anything you need for cooking on a campfire.

i always carry a bottom section of 55 gallon drum , in case theres no fire pit, as i camp in some pretty secluded areas sometimes. add a tripod grill and a spit and its real handy for cooking. i generaly use charcoal, as i don't like to haul wood around. just buy a pack of local firewood and use it sparingly for a little flavor, and maybe a flame in the evening.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:24 AM   #7
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I wish I could find the thing we used in South Africa around 30 years ago. Visualize a tripod with three chains hanging down. The grill hand from the chains. It's a double-sided grill that you put the food inside of. When needed, you flip the grill over. The whole thing packed really small. Ah... the braii!
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:20 AM   #8
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Some good friends we have camped with for years have something similar to what Gary describes. A tripod w/ 3 chains holding a grill-from a Weber - that is adjustable for height by raising and lowering the chain. not a double so you have to flip the meat not the grill. Works great. They had a local welder fab it for them. They have replaced the grill a couple of times. I agree fire seared meat is um um good. They also tend to use charcoal for the fire for consistent heat and speed of attaining coals.
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:50 AM   #9
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We use a Mountain Man Griddle.
It is a heavy post you drive into the ground that holds a fire tray and grill or griddle.
Amazon has them for $99 which is a good price.
It is a very robust set up, which means heavy, but the fire tray doubles as a dutch oven table.
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Old 05-16-2012, 03:11 PM   #10
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Two small grills with folding legs (backpacking sized) and an old propane BBQ grill between them. All stores flat and does not weigh much.
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Old 05-16-2012, 03:56 PM   #11
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I used a small grill placed on rocks in backpacking phase. Fire restrictions and realizing that I really didn't want to mess with a fire and that grill is long gone.

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