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Old 01-05-2022, 12:47 PM   #1
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Best Portable Grill for 23 FB twin?

Advice on the best portable grill for a 23FB twin? And where to store?
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Old 01-05-2022, 01:20 PM   #2
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We've had a Weber Q 1200 forever for many campers. It won't store in your camper unless you find a spot for it inside when traveling. I keep it in the bed of my truck. I also have an cast iron griddle for it for making breakfast and as a heat baffle when I want slower, indirect heat.
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Old 01-05-2022, 01:45 PM   #3
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Thanks! Will it work with the airstream outside propane connector?
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Old 01-05-2022, 02:14 PM   #4
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Thanks! Will it work with the airstream outside propane connector?
Not sure. I've never tried it. I usually put my grill away from the trailer and use a smaller bottle or a 20lb tank if I have it. I think the the outside connector is a low pressure line and may need something else to work with he weber. I'll hope someone else can chime in who knows.
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Old 01-05-2022, 02:46 PM   #5
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We were considering the little Weber. We could have brought the one we use at our ranch (itís awesome) but for a change up, we picked up a 17Ē Blackstone, which also is awesome. We didnít get the connection hose yet but we weíll have it by spring.
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Old 01-05-2022, 02:56 PM   #6
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I have a venerable Weber Q 100 that originally came with a regulator to use on a stand-alone tank, which I did for years. In that configuration, it will not produce a useful flame from the A-S low pressure port. When the regulator crapped out, I removed it and purchased the proper fittings (fireplace shops and some plumbing supply shops may have this) to make the conversion. The Q grill can be bought new without the regulator. (The "Airstream" model)
I also carry mine in the pickup bed. There are not many grills that will fit in the (valuable) space in the single outside compartment. I installed an A frame tool box from Harbor Freight that likewise would never fit any of the grills commonly available.
When shopping, look for a model with a thermometer built in. The Q's come in different sizes - if you go that route, pick one that fits your storage options.
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Old 01-05-2022, 03:01 PM   #7
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I use the Weber Q, Airstream edition. It connects directly to the low-pressure propane port on the Airstream. It works beautifully. I also bought the collapsable stand for it, which is nice. I transport it in the bed of my truck to and from campsites, and I store it in my garage at home when not in use. I bought the optional griddle insert for one half of it, which is very nice. You can see it pictured below at the front of the Airstream. We use it extensively when camping and it has been great.
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Old 01-05-2022, 03:51 PM   #8
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Thanks! Will it work with the airstream outside propane connector?

Yes it will, I have both it and a Blackstone converted to work on the outside low pressure line. One thing I found out, both of these work really well converting them over, but a Coleman 2 burner type stove (propane) just doesn't want to work. Just an FYI.

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Old 01-05-2022, 04:51 PM   #9
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We have a Magma grill. We have a long hose to work off of the port. Also have a regulator to us the small propane bottles. It is stored in the bed of our RAM.
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Old 01-05-2022, 05:30 PM   #10
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Pro-Iroda O-Grill Portable Grill

Like many folks we used the weber Q grill for many years and it works great. However if you are short of space it can be a hassle and requires two hands to carry. Several years ago I stumbled across the Pro-Iroda O-Grill Portable Grill. This grill is much more compact. It can be stowed lying down or standing up. It has a nice handle, comes in a very nice case and has a cast iron grate. Our's is currently 6 years old and working well.
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Old 01-05-2022, 08:36 PM   #11
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I have an older Coleman Fold and Go Grill that I converted to be able to use the AS low pressure propane. Not fancy but functional, very compact. It easily fits in one corner of the front exterior compartment. Usually set it up on an REI camp roll table that fits nicely inside the front, side, exterior compartment.
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Old 01-05-2022, 08:55 PM   #12
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Weber Q 1200 is fine. cheap and not heavy
we used it for 4 years
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Old 01-06-2022, 06:46 AM   #13
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Baby Q

We carry our Baby Q in the rear compartment. In our previous Airstream, 04 25' Classic, we could fit the Weber into the rear compartment assembled, the opening was about 1" taller than our current unit. Our 15 30' Classic requires that we remove the lid, place the lid inside the compartment, put the grill in and put the lid back on. We had purchased our Q when they were first introduced, before we owned an Airstream, so it is older that 12 years. We use the grill the majority of the time with the griddle covering half the cooking area, but we do carry the grate in the box the griddle came in and have used it at different times. We cook almost exclusively on the Weber when we travel and have learned how to cook almost anything we want on it. Just recently cooked a deboned chicken stuffed with boudin on it and it came out perfect. The one outstanding tribute to this grill is that it will stay lit and cook in some pretty stiff winds, something most will not do. I seriously doubt that there are many Weber Q's that have been used more than ours, and we highly recommend it.
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Old 01-06-2022, 07:21 AM   #14
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I've read people complaining that unless you are direct grilling burgers and steaks there is not enough low heat control to do other kinds of cooking. We've never had that problem. I did not think about taking the lid off to store it in the compartment, it might even fit in our GT. I'd rather not do that though because I'd be afraid of grease dripping in there and attracting varmints during storage. Agree it's a great grill


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We carry our Baby Q in the rear compartment. In our previous Airstream, 04 25' Classic, we could fit the Weber into the rear compartment assembled, the opening was about 1" taller than our current unit. Our 15 30' Classic requires that we remove the lid, place the lid inside the compartment, put the grill in and put the lid back on. We had purchased our Q when they were first introduced, before we owned an Airstream, so it is older that 12 years. We use the grill the majority of the time with the griddle covering half the cooking area, but we do carry the grate in the box the griddle came in and have used it at different times. We cook almost exclusively on the Weber when we travel and have learned how to cook almost anything we want on it. Just recently cooked a deboned chicken stuffed with boudin on it and it came out perfect. The one outstanding tribute to this grill is that it will stay lit and cook in some pretty stiff winds, something most will not do. I seriously doubt that there are many Weber Q's that have been used more than ours, and we highly recommend it.
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Old 01-12-2022, 05:49 AM   #15
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Low pressure adapter for Pro-Iroda?

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Like many folks we used the weber Q grill for many years and it works great. However if you are short of space it can be a hassle and requires two hands to carry. Several years ago I stumbled across the Pro-Iroda O-Grill Portable Grill. This grill is much more compact. It can be stowed lying down or standing up. It has a nice handle, comes in a very nice case and has a cast iron grate. Our's is currently 6 years old and working well.
Wow, this grill is super compact! Does it work with the low pressure propane onboard? I didnít see an adapter on the website.
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Like many folks we used the weber Q grill for many years and it works great. However if you are short of space it can be a hassle and requires two hands to carry. Several years ago I stumbled across the Pro-Iroda O-Grill Portable Grill. This grill is much more compact. It can be stowed lying down or standing up. It has a nice handle, comes in a very nice case and has a cast iron grate. Our's is currently 6 years old and working well.
Any idea where they are selling these nowadays? Can't find them available anywhere.
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Old 01-14-2022, 11:45 AM   #17
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Any idea where they are selling these nowadays? Can't find them available anywhere.
Looks like it is being sold under the name Napoleon in North America:
https://www.napoleon.com/en/us/grill...-2225-tq2225po

https://www.amazon.com/Napoleon-TQ22...s%2C84&sr=8-15

This looks like the adaptor for the TT:
https://www.amazon.com/Napoleon-Adap...ustomerReviews
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Any idea where they are selling these nowadays? Can't find them available anywhere.
I bought mine from the Airstream Supply Company. It comes ready to connect to your low pressure propane port.

https://airstreamsupplycompany.com/p...stream-edition

EDIT: I just re-read your comments and realized you were talking about the other grille.
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