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Old 07-03-2019, 09:17 PM   #1
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Question BBQ storage

Im about to purchase a Weber Q 1200 for our travel bbq. But Im hung up on where I will store it while we travel. Were in a 21 and pull with a 2019 Ford Expedition. So we have plenty of room in the car but I would really prefer to find a snug happy spot somewhere in/on the trailer. It a bit of a bulky shape and wont fit through any exterior hatch doors. Has anyone figured out a great place to store this bbq between campsites? It gets great reviews online and I had the opportunity to cook on one this past week and it delivered. Thanks in advance for any ideas you can share.

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Old 07-03-2019, 09:33 PM   #2
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Put it in a Rubbermaid container to go in the SUV. We have a Weber Go Anywhere that fits in the front box with our chimney and charcoal.

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Old 07-03-2019, 09:46 PM   #3
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We have a 120, the predecessor to the 1200. We bought a clear tub from the container store that it fits in. We keep it in the back of the Highlander. There is no barbeque odor outside of the box. Also in the tub are a set of cooking tools, a griddle that goes on our campstove, a wire toaster, an extension hose for either the Weber or the Camp chef to my 11 lb bottle, extra drip pans, and a plastic putty knife for cleaning the inner belly of the grill.
This has been most satisfactory for the past three seasons.
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Old 07-04-2019, 12:45 PM   #4
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Thanks for this. I might like the idea of Weber go anywhere in the front box. I’m more a charcoal guy then gas anyway. All good choices.
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Old 07-04-2019, 12:51 PM   #5
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Thanks Iowa Dave. I love being able to get this “been there, done that” sage advice on this forum.
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Old 07-04-2019, 01:54 PM   #6
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I have the weber go anywhere gas--it's a good size for up to maybe 4 people, cleans easily, lightweight. I use it with my small tank that also is used for my gas campfire.
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Old 07-04-2019, 07:09 PM   #7
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O-grill for 21

Another alternative:

We have a Weber Go anywhere but I found the heat underwhelming. Since we cook protein and vegetables on the grill every night, I wanted a better grill.

We got an O-grill from Sur la Table. I don't think that they have them this year but there are similar models on the web. I bought the travel bag for it also. It is too large for the front bin but it fits right at the end of the bed in our 21 since the grill stores on its end. The travel bag keeps it from making any mess.

We didn't have room in our Jeep since we also (sometimes) travel with our inflatable kayak loaded in the back. Anyway, just another possibility.
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Old 07-05-2019, 07:34 AM   #8
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We have a Weber Que grill, and it mostly works ok. But I am thinking of replacing it with a similar model from Napoleon that seems to have more heat and a slightly higher dome that let us roast a whole chicken.
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Old 07-05-2019, 08:41 AM   #9
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My 0 grill goes in the scamp. I did put it inside my Rav4 but it rattled and was annoying, I always forgot to take the grease plate out which was causing the noise, and if i did i forgot to put it back in. So inside the camper it goes.
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Old 07-05-2019, 10:30 AM   #10
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My Napoleon 285 is too large to fit anywhere but the aisle in the trailer. It's last in and first out. Has two burners so you can cook direct or indirect. Has high dome lid for cooking whole chicken ( as mentioned ).
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