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    Seeking opinions on bull grill

    I am looking into getting a grill for my upcoming outside kitchen. I am looking at this Bull grill from costco for $1,100.

    Thoughts, experiences, other better grill options at this price range?

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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    A friend has a Bull (not the model above) and really likes it. I bought the 32" Blaze and we decided it's the same grill with a different badge.

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    The BTU's of the Costco model looks low to me for a 5 burner.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    thank you for your answer. I have been looking more and leaning towards getting a Bull bbq kit: http://www.bbqislandsgalore.com/Product ... Scottsdale
    and putting my own appliances in, so got flexibility on the grill. Now need to research what kind of grill to drop in their, besides the CalFlame this site sells.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    I have the Bull four burner built-in model that came with a rotisserie unit. It's built well and I like it. But my old Weber Genesis portable gas grill was way better. It could get much hotter in a shorter time. And the rotisserie unit does not seem to get hot enough. I never use it.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Rottiserie cooking does take a while cooking in lower heat though, but yields great results. Is it just the back burner for rotisserie that doesn't get hot enough or it's too high and even if bottom burners are on it doesn't cook the food?
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    FYI, BBQs galore doesn't stand behind there products anymore! They say lifetime warranty once you leave it's over. I would be very careful slipping there grills in.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Quote Originally Posted by antoniosp
    Rottiserie cooking does take a while cooking in lower heat though, but yields great results. Is it just the back burner for rotisserie that doesn't get hot enough or it's too high and even if bottom burners are on it doesn't cook the food?
    The instructions for my unit say NOT to use any of the main burners when using the rottiserie burner.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Hmm that's interesting. I wonder why?
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    antoniosp wrote:
    Rottiserie cooking does take a while cooking in lower heat though, but yields great results. Is it just the back burner for rotisserie that doesn't get hot enough or it's too high and even if bottom burners are on it doesn't cook the food?
    Rotisseries on grills are always going to be a slow cooking process. The design of every grill is not to maximize the heat to cook chicken or what not on the rotisserie it is to maximize heat through the grill for an even cook wither it being the front or rear...it is to be all the same . That is why that make actual appliances that are designed for that. With a BBQ grill you have to have the hood open to use it and will lose a lot of radiant heat. The best way that I have found was to change 2 of my main burners to sear burners (center 2) to allow me the ability to us the rot here or there.

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    You might want to think about a Cal Flame grill. They just released it a few months ago. It like the blaze or bull, I personally like the free attachments that they are giving a smoker box, hibachi plate, rotisserie and a cover. Of course I'm sure I am basis because this is what I have in my backyard. Edit

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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    I just finished my new outdoor kitchen with all Bull equipment. I bought the biggest one, "Brahma" I think. I went with Bull for the price and have not been disappointed. I have used the grill a bunch and a sideburner and they work great. All the doors etc are nice and installed perfectly. I checked out the Costco version "Urban Island" or something. Found that they are thinner steel with an inferior warranty so I didn't go there. Bought all my stuff from Grills Direct aka Hayneedle as they seemed to have the best prices. Hope this helps!

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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    I actually ended up buying a 44" 7 burner grill from Sam's club It was on sale for $1,299
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Quote Originally Posted by antoniosp
    I actually ended up buying a 44" 7 burner grill from Sam's club It was on sale for $1,299
    Was it a Bull or something else?
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    The instructions for my unit say NOT to use any of the main burners when using the rottiserie burner.[/quote]

    I'm guessing it is to avoid fare ups while you are using the rotisserie.
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Grill from sam's club is kitchenaid. Here are full specs:
    •445 stainless steel double layer split lid
    •Stainless steel wrapped cooking grid
    •Total 91,000 BTU heats up 1057 sq.in. grilling surface
    •16,000 BTU ceramic infrared searing main burner in second chamber
    •13,000 BTU ceramic rotisserie burner in main chamber
    •12,000 BTU side burner
    •Pull out tank tray
    •Rotisserie kit and motor included
    •Dual energy valve able to convert from liquid propane to natural gas
    •Grill cover included
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    Re: Seeking opinions on bull grill

    Interesting. I did not know Kitchenaid made grills.
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