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Char-Griller Kamado Kooker Charcoal Barbecue Grill and Smoker @ Lowes $299 or less

padauk 14 April 10, 2013 at 07:38 PM in Home & Home Improvement (3) More Lowes Deals
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Just saw this today on Lowes web site. they did not carry it at my local store. Lowe's Char Griller Kamado [lowes.com] style grill for $299
Tried using their 10% off movers coupon [lowes.com] online but did not work. Went to the brick and mortar store and was able to order it with their help and and showed them the mover coupon so they gave me the 10% off in cash since they tried to apply the coupon on their web site and saw it wouldn't work online. Used Chase Freedom card they are giving 5% for Lowe's purchases not sure if Lowe's web site applies or if it just instore. Delivery to the store was free.
Next best price I found was Amazon for $349 or the brown one for $311
Lots of good reviews and videos on YouTube [youtube.com].

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Meijer [meijer.com] has it for $250 plus you can use a 10% off coupon 10saver (by 4/11) to make it $225 + shipping.
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Meh. It's just a cheap Chinese knock-off of the Big Green Egg.
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actually, no so "meh" If you look at the reviews around the internet this guy is getting great results. People are reporting getting ten hours of continual 225 degree heat with no additional fuel. That be a spectacular number. Evidently , the unit uses an amazingly small amount of mesquite charcoal too. I was sorry I missed when it hit 222 for a day or so on amazon with free shipping.. Did not notice till a few days later.
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Meh. It's just a cheap Chinese knock-off of the Big Green Egg.
Egg snobs are very loyal. I have had this for over a year and it cooks just as good as an "egg" for a fraction of the price. I purchased mine a a proof of concept to see if I like the Kamado style of cooking. I can smoke a 15 lb pork shoulder for 12 hours on a couple handfuls of wood. The manufacturer has also provided excellent customer service. Highly recommended.
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Meh. It's just a cheap Chinese knock-off of the Big Green Egg.
Knock off? Yes. Cheap? No. These Komodo's are very high quality. I'd actually recommend these over an egg. Not because they're better, because they're good enough and half the price and, frankly, eggs are absurdly overpriced. And, no, they're not going to fall apart after a few years.
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My Dad has one and it's well made, but if you are a Weber man like he is you probably won't like it. We've grilled on a Weber for decades and making the transition to the Green Egg style of grill/smoker it's a totally different style of grilling. These insulated, low heat grills are great if you like smoking meats but if you just want to grill up a bunch of burgers and hotdogs for a cookout you have to plan ahead. I can grill out a dozen burgers on our Weber in about half an hour. The Kamado takes forever and since the coals are so far away we can never get those nice black grill marks. It's like cooking burgers in an oven. Maybe we are doing something wrong b/c a lot of folks swear by those Green Eggs. I know my Dad wished he had spent his $300 bucks towards a Weber Performer with the gas ignition.
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That would be an option if you have that store in your town. They charge $57 shipping for me.
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Meijer [meijer.com] has it for $250 plus you can use a 10% off coupon 10saver (by 4/11) to make it $225 + shipping.
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I have wanted a BGE for many years but just couldn't justify the price. Costco carries a cheaper version of that style grill but even at $576 that is more then I wanted to spend. But at $269 I could justify getting this. Just call me cheap.
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Meh. It's just a cheap Chinese knock-off of the Big Green Egg.
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My Dad has one and it's well made, but if you are a Weber man like he is you probably won't like it. We've grilled on a Weber for decades and making the transition to the Green Egg style of grill/smoker it's a totally different style of grilling. These insulated, low heat grills are great if you like smoking meats but if you just want to grill up a bunch of burgers and hotdogs for a cookout you have to plan ahead. I can grill out a dozen burgers on our Weber in about half an hour. The Kamado takes forever and since the coals are so far away we can never get those nice black grill marks. It's like cooking burgers in an oven. Maybe we are doing something wrong b/c a lot of folks swear by those Green Eggs. I know my Dad wished he had spent his $300 bucks towards a Weber Performer with the gas ignition.
Take a weber charcoal grate and put it under the cast iron food grate(there are holders) then load the charcoal, that allows a great sear while cooking. Also next time you smoke use the weber charcoal grate to hold your water pan.
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I own the Kamado Kooker, I paid $100 at Meijer. Its a great grill but does require some modiifcations. The lower vent needs sealed with ATV or felt, the main seal needs reinforced with felt to get a good seal. I have used this grill for 1 year so far, have smoked at least 20 Pork Shoulder Roasts and Multiple Turkeys, seared steaks and baked multiple Pizzas.. I've had it as low at 190' for 12 plus hours and upto 800' for steaks and pizza.. Its an awesome grill, but next time I will spend the money on a true Ceramic Grill...
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That would be an option if you have that store in your town. They charge $57 shipping for me.
If you're out of town it's still cheaper with shipping and no tax.
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I am Lucky and live in a no sales tax state.
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If you're out of town it's still cheaper with shipping and no tax.
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My Dad has one and it's well made, but if you are a Weber man like he is you probably won't like it. We've grilled on a Weber for decades and making the transition to the Green Egg style of grill/smoker it's a totally different style of grilling. These insulated, low heat grills are great if you like smoking meats but if you just want to grill up a bunch of burgers and hotdogs for a cookout you have to plan ahead. I can grill out a dozen burgers on our Weber in about half an hour. The Kamado takes forever and since the coals are so far away we can never get those nice black grill marks. It's like cooking burgers in an oven. Maybe we are doing something wrong b/c a lot of folks swear by those Green Eggs. I know my Dad wished he had spent his $300 bucks towards a Weber Performer with the gas ignition.
How are you starting the charcoals? I have a Big Steel Keg which is similar to the Egg and Kamado and I can get it hot in 10 minutes or so. You should use those parafin wax cubes and cut them up into 3-4 piece and place them around the charcoals. Light and assuming the vents are wide open it should heat up pretty quick.
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How are you starting the charcoals? I have a Big Steel Keg which is similar to the Egg and Kamado and I can get it hot in 10 minutes or so. You should use those parafin wax cubes and cut them up into 3-4 piece and place them around the charcoals. Light and assuming the vents are wide open it should heat up pretty quick.
Exactly what I do. My Primo grill (oval shaped ceramic kamado) is hot (grilling temps not slow cook low and slow temps) in about 15 minutes. I bought boxes of the Weber starter cubes when Amazon had them for a bit over $3. I use 1 cube broken into pieces to get things going. Other folks use portable torches with disposable MAPP gas cylinders.

http://www.amazon.com/Weber-7417-...rter+cubrs
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