Best outdoor cooker/BBQ?

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  1. jaygee

    jaygee Funster

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    We want to get an outdoor cooker/BBQ and \i just wondered if anyone has recommendations on this. We are looking at a cadac at present as we do not have an oven in our motorhome and this says it has a faciity to use with a lid to make an oven (to cook pizza or the like) just wondered if anyone has experience of this or another make. Obviously don't want one that is too big!
     
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    not got one yet but cobb seen them working brill :thumb:
     
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    Got the Cobb, superb. Expensive but fantastic.
     
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    I have to agree with ginge61 and gonewiththewind and go for the Cobb, a brilliant bit of kit.
     
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    We just got a Cadac Safari Chef used it once and think it's brilliant. :thumb:
     
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    cannot beat a Cobb

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DiwlNpI7HQ]YouTube - Cobb Portable Grill from www.portable-grill-store.com[/ame]
     
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    I use my cadac at home only now as pain to clean on camp-sites.

    Now use a campingaz kitchen grill but only big enough for 2 really.


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    The Cadac is a great machine, but its bulky when stored, its a pain to clean, in fact we now only use the big non-stick paella pan with it, otherwise there are three large lumps of metal to clean, and what a pain they are to keep clean, it can ruin a meal knowing that you have to clean it afterwards (the kids meals that is:Smile: )

    We had one of these for years, cost is £12 I think they are double that now. but you could still by 5 of them for the cost of one cadac.
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    easily stored no fat to clean off in the morning and if I see one at Peterborough I will buy it and leave the cadac for home BBQs only. My kids hate the Cadac:Smile:


    Re the Cobb, its a fantastic thing for roasting a whole chicken or joint, we use ours a lot. Never as a regular barby though as its a bit small for all of us.
     
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    Jim we bought one like yours last year called a Firefly (griddle plate is sidewards ) although yet to use it, bought it at the "Range Store" cant recall how much it was only that it was a good price if there is none at the show

    I have also just bought a small stainless steel roasting pan to use in it to try and roast a chicken on slowly or like :Rofl1::Rofl1: it may or may not work :BigGrin:
     
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    nice and easy

    After trying a few BBQ's over the years while camping ranging from a large gas garden style to small camping types,
    They all have one big problem.......... CLEANING!!!!!

    So now we only use £1 disposable BBQ's

    frankly if you take your time and do it correctly they are as good as anything else.
    i made a small metal support to lift them up of the ground, stops the grass from being scorched and makes life a bit easier.

    But the best bit is next morning ......... cold BBQ straight into bin

    No cleaning up and more time to chill:thumb:
     
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    Got the Cobb and a Cadac safari chef just big enough to cook for two.

    Cobb cooks whole chooks and vegies around the outside in one go but you have to light it and wait for it to heat up like normal BBQ before stating to use.

    Cadac Safari chef takes a few mins to get to tempreture.

    Both a pain in the bot to clean.:Rofl1:

    My prefered one would be the Cadac Safari.:thumb:
     
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    the best out side cooker i have is the wife:RollEyes::RollEyes:
     
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    We have had a Cobb for quite a few years, it is showing it's age a bit & we probably need to replace it. Was impressed with the Cadac Safari some friends had, easy to set up & much faster to get hot ready for cooking. Also it was controllable something that isn't with the Cobb, once you light it the temperature is governed by the amount of heat beads (briquettes) you use with the Cadac you can adjust it as you go along.

    Think I've just talked myself into buying a Cadac Safari :RollEyes: anybody know where to get one at the best price? Cheapest I found up to now was about £50 delivered.
     
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