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Gas is better, convenience + flavour 7 11.29%
Charcoal is better but not worth the hassle 15 24.19%
Charcoal is better and worth the hassle 38 61.29%
No idea 2 3.23%
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Old 05.05.2009, 10:30
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

Cheers suttmiester, I'll try that out... when the rain stops
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

personally I like gas better.

here is a recipe that every one should try specially now a days

http://www.bbqaddicts.com/blog/recipes/bacon-explosion/
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Old 05.05.2009, 10:32
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Cheers suttmiester, I'll try that out... when the rain stops
Your welcome PG goodluck, and we have no rain here
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Your poll should state, "charcoal is better but gas keeps peace with the neighbors". Especially when you live on the ground floor..
I think that's what it comes down to: if you live in an apartment, get a gas BBQ, if you don't have any neighbors in the immediate proximity you have a choice.

Our landlord doesn't allow BBQing at all - but since everybody does it anyway, we recently bought a Koenig Compact Pro gas BBQ which is really nice (but was a major pain to assemble ...)

Peter
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Barbeque season approaching .....

So, BBQ time of the year has almost come round again!

Since we all agree that charcoal is better than gas (despite
the extra faffing required), we are now happy to offer a
home BBQ-lighting service.

Simply state the address and the required light-up time, and
our delivery company, LW, will do the rest, in a punctual and
efficient manner.
N.B. The service can also be shared with your neighbours.







We are currently working on a post-BBQ clean-up service,
and will provide details as soon as we have a stable supplier
of Pu-239. Thank you for your interest, and Happy Grilling!!
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

Hi there ,

Anybody has an advice on where to buy a charcoal bbq for a garden ? I guess jumbo is the obvious but wonedring if anybody has other ideas....

Thank you ,
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

You could try Coop DIY or Landi, though I'm sure bigger Coop and Migro will have it too.

Galaxus now sell BBQ equipment including charcoal - 3+1 offer if you want 60kg - https://www.galaxus.ch/en/s4/product...arcoal-3482406
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

I got my smoker with offset firebox at Coop.

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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

https://www.schubiger-online.ch/Haus...Holzkohlegrill
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....


Here another proposal


http://www.doitgarden.ch/de/garten/f...reizeit_Garten
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http://issuu.com/landi/docs/kw07-15_...92206/11911116
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

If you're near Winterthur a place called selzam is having an action all weekend (open Sunday too)

Http://selzam.ch
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If you're near Winterthur a place called selzam is having an action all weekend (open Sunday too)

http://selzam.ch

Will be there Sunday. Last weeks storm blew over my Weber Genesis Gold C and both the top and the bottom of the firebox broke off around the hinge instead of the hinge giving way. :-(


Waiting for the insurance Co. to tell me it's worth CHF 0 due to age even though most of the internals have been replaced over the last two years. Anyone have any experience with that? I can order replacement parts, so can I insist that they cover the replacement parts? There isn't any rust, etc.


I know, charcoal is the way to go, but our last flat was a gas-only place. Picking up a Weber 57cm kettle this weekend, but the gas is nice at Thanksgiving, during winter and when in a pinch for time. The cast iron grates really retain the heat in cold weather and the smokebox helps make up for the lack of charcoal.


Happy grilling.
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

Had fun with this the last few years.

http://www.outdoorchef.com/en/
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

For basic BBQs and supplies Landi is the "go to" place for price and range. For those into charcoal BBQs it is worth investing in a fire starter "jug" basically a SS container with an open bottom and top which you load with brickettes and light from under gets all the little buggers burning quickly and evenly. When they are all going tip into BBQ throw on a bit of charcoal and you are away, definately a less smoky way to get it started.
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

When we are on our own or just 3-4 of us- we use the gas barbecue. Otherwise we use a big drum with charcoal for a large group, but recently as we have a lot of wood, we often do it the Swiss way, eg with normal wood- big fire followed by another burn to make lots of wood embers and cook on that.
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Will be there Sunday. Last weeks storm blew over my Weber Genesis Gold C and both the top and the bottom of the firebox broke off around the hinge instead of the hinge giving way. :-(


Waiting for the insurance Co. to tell me it's worth CHF 0 due to age even though most of the internals have been replaced over the last two years. Anyone have any experience with that? I can order replacement parts, so can I insist that they cover the replacement parts? There isn't any rust, etc.



Happy grilling.
We were just at Selzam and bought a big honking Weber that my husband has been lusting over. Not an economical choice, but really nice and solid. Selzam charges 1/3 the cost of montage (assembly) compared to Schubiger and, it's easier for us to get there. Gas refils are also a bit less expensive compared to Coop bau and hobby. I think they must have every Weber made and every possible accessory.

I like the ease of gas and the fact that i can use it year round.

I put most of our last grill together while my husband was away on a business trip. I don't need more experience with that - looks like he'll be away when the new one is delivered.

I don't know what your insurer will do - are you covered for replacement? If yes, then i'd imagine they might pay for parts once you've satisfied your deductable.
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

I would suggest you buy a Weber Charcoal. They are simply brilliant and gas barbe is nothing like the charcoal grill. The taste of the food a charcoal grill is totally different. In Switzerland the sell a similar version to the weber but it rusts so not recommended.
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

Hi All,
Any idea of Local BBQ in Zurich which I can reserve for my family and after done will clean my self.
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Re: Barbeque season approaching .....

Not sure what you are looking for exactly. Many parks and forests have grill areas - some have a firepit with a grilling grate etc. They are free to use but on a nice day you need to get there early to bag it. You need to bring your own charcoal plus you're allowed to gather wood in the forest that is already on the ground - i.e. you're not allowed to go hacking away at trees.

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