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Old 09-09-2014, 03:07 PM   #1
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Anybody use GrillGrates?

I see these cast aluminum finned doohickies that are supposed to evenly distribute heat and act kinda like infrared radiant source. Supposedly the cat's pajamas for gas grills. Just wondering if any of the folks here have used them and what you think...

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Old 09-09-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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No, but they look kinda interesting...
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Old 09-09-2014, 06:48 PM   #3
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Grill Grates

I have Grill Grates and move them from cooker to cooker and do get good char marks on my meat. As for searing meat, I much prefer a cast iron griddle.



These are some ribeye steaks cooked on the Grill Grates on a small charcoal grill.



Makes an attractive presentation.



These burgers are on the Grill Grates on a pellet cooker.



Another nice plate with great char marks from the Grill Grates.



More ribeye on the Grill Grates in a pellet cooker.



Nice plate.



As for real searing for the additional flavor, just forget the Grill Grates and go with a hot cast iron griddle.



No char but just some real searing for the additional flavor.

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Old 09-09-2014, 07:34 PM   #4
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I seen them on the infomercials. Glad somebody has snagged some. Looks great Old Dave.
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Old 09-09-2014, 08:53 PM   #5
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Seems like everybody that has them really love them. They do seem to make really nice grill marks, but other than that I don't really see an need for them.
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I dont know, they look like they hold the meat too high above the heat. Would rather spend my money on some cast iron grill grates.
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Well the gizmos on TV unroll like screen wire. Couldnt add too much height to the cooking distances. Cast iron grates are the sheets. Get a grip here.
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I will stick with the cast iron...... Besides cast iron gives great grill marks too, just have to leave whatever you are cooking there long enough to let go from the grate.
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