Char-Broil 26,500 BTU 2-Burner Gas Grill – Gas Grilling For Less
The Char-Broil 26,000 BTU 2-Burner Gas Grill is an inexpensive liquid propane gas fueled grill that is just right for small back yards, apartment balconies or condo patios. It has 280 square inches of cooking space and starts quickly with its piezo push button ignition.
This is a perfect entry-level model for gas grilling. It has an affordable price tag, and a simple, easy to use design that is suitable for beginners and seasoned grillers alike.
This grill is manufactured by Char-Broil, a division of W.C. Bradley Company, and is one of the oldest outdoor cooking brands around. Char-Broil distributes more gas grills than any other brand across the U.S.
The Char-Broil 26,000 BTU 2-Burner Gas Grill’s firebox and lid is made of strong porcelain steel the 280 square inches of cooking space is more than adequate for cooking a nice size family meal. The quick start electronic ignition is a great feature to have. The grills dual zone burner is fueled by liquid propane via the propane tank (not included) accessed at the bottom of the unit.
Main features list
The Grill has many features including but not limited to the following:
• Easy start with piezo push button
• Durable porcelain steel fabrication
• 280 square inches of available cooking area
• Uses liquid propane gas for heating
• 26,000 BTU burner
• Tables on each side for tools and cooking utensils
• Knobs for temperature control on front panel
• Strong wheels for easy maneuvering
• Propane fuel tank and cover must be ordered separately
Who is it best for?
This Grill is perfect for anyone who is looking for gas grill cooking at an affordable price and a compact size to accommodate space challenged locations. It is a great grill for the small family that wants to be able to quickly and easily throw dinner on the grill for a great meal any day or night of the week.
Pros and Cons
Sturdy wheels make for easy storage when you are done. Temperature control knobs are mounted on the front panel for easy adjustment of cooking heat. The price point is a sure advantage, and the quality is not top end but it is quite sufficient. Although not the most durable of models, this Grill should be able to withstand normal wear and tear with no problem. It is compact and the 6-inch wheels make for easy put-away once dinner is done. Simply hose it off and roll it away for storage. The propane tank and cover are optional and must be ordered separately. Of course do not forget that your propane tank will have to be refilled periodically; how often you refill it will depend on how often you use it).
Why you should buy it
If you have never owned or cooked on a gas grill but have been considering it, this grill is a good entry level grill to do just that. It is inexpensive but has fairly good features that make it worth adding to your grill collection. Moreover, you can hone your gas grilling skills on this smaller, more compact model before considering investing in a much larger and more costly option. You may discover that you find it easier and more comfortable cooking on the smaller size.
Char-Broil 26,500 BTU 2-Burner Gas Grill – Final Verdict
This Char-Broil Gas Grill is not the model for the person who is looking to have the biggest or coolest grill on the block. However, as a starter gas grill, I see this as an excellent value when you combine price point, features, and a smaller type application use, apartment, condo or small yard.