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Weber Q 1200
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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award   Best Buy Award 
Price $55 List$248.89 at Amazon$209.00 at Amazon$156 List$129.00 at Amazon
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Pros Sturdy, simple, good sized coal bed and grill spaceExcellent cooking performance, smaller and lighter than mostSuper non-stick grill surface, easy to clean, snazzy side tables, excellent temperature control, wind resistant, always starts first tryU-shaped burner puts out a ton of heat, evenlySturdy, hot, lightweight
Cons Handles get hot, vents are hard to adjust, requires more preparation than gas grillsMoody wind performanceHeavy, no lid latch, disposable aluminum grease trap inserts fly away in the wind, can be challenging to attach disposable propane canister at firstRattly construction, large packed formatToo hot for cooking some foods
Bottom Line A neatly packaged, on-the-go charcoal grill with the capacity for finely tuned pit-cookingOur favorite grill due to the excellent cooking performance in a light packageA high-performing tabletop model that heats up evenly, has solid temperature control, and simple cleanupAt a reasonable price, this grill brings in some more advanced attributesA hot, moderately-priced little grill for long time portable use
Rating Categories Weber Go-Anywhere Charcoal Napoleon TravelQ 285 Weber Q 1200 Camp Chef Portable BBQ Char-Broil Grill2Go X200
Output Power (25%)
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Specs Weber Go-Anywhere... Napoleon TravelQ 285 Weber Q 1200 Camp Chef Portable... Char-Broil...
Total BTU N/A 12,000 8,500 12,000 9,500
Weight (pounds) 12 pounds 26 pounds 31 pounds 20 pounds 22 pounds
Cooking surface area (inches) 140 sq in 285 sq in 189 sq in 200 sq in 187 sq in
# of burners N/A 2, u-shaped 1 1, u-shaped 1
Grill material Plated steel Porcelainized cast iron Porcelain-Enameled Cast Iron Nickel plated stainless steel Stainless Steel
Packed Size (inches / cu ft) 14.5" X 21" X 12.2" / 2.2 cu ft 24" x 20" x 10" / 2.8 cu ft 15" x 26" x 14" / 3.2 cu ft 22" x 14" x 15" / 2.7 cu ft 23.5" x 15" x 14" / 2.9 cu ft
Piezo Ignitor No Yes Electric Yes Yes
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