Char-Griller 3001 Grillin Pro 40,800-BTU Gas Grill Review
Char Griller is an established company that is widely known for the low priced charcoal grills it used to make. Lately, they began making gas grills. One of their recent products is Char-Griller 3001 Grillin’ Pro 40,800-BTU gas grill which has generated a buzz due to its benefits and extensive features.
This gas grill was constructed on the modified body of one of Char Grill’s smallest charcoal grills. Basically, the coal grate was replaced with three stainless steel tube burners. The three main burners produce up to 40,800 BTUs cooking power. The burners are equipped with unique controls which make them easier to use. Additionally, this model integrates a 12,000 BTU side burner.
It features an electronic ignition system which makes it convenient. You will not have to worry about slow startups, even when the unit is moved from one place to another. You can reach your desired heat levels in just 5 minutes. With the three burners providing 13,600 BTU each, you can grill anything from smoked ribs and turkey to meat and sausages. It has an in-built temperature gauge that enables you to control the cooking temperature.
Its height and general construction stand out. It is 50 inches tall with the lid open – 50 inches is the ideal length for most grills. It features a stay-cool handle attached to the hood. The handle is strong and hard to break and is convenient for safe lifting. Besides, this grill has six sturdy plastics wheels which come in handy when you want to move the grill around. There are some few hooks too for hanging tools and utensils.
It features dual stacks that provide uniform heat distribution ensuring food cook to perfection. It flame shields and cast iron grates are porcelain coated. The cooking surface is 630 square inches which is large enough to prepare a meal for a small group of people or family. It features some smoke stacks for controlling heat.
Cast Iron Grids
Total Cooking Space
805 Square Inches
Primary Cooking Space
555 Square Inches
Black & Stainless Steel
Pros and Cons
This grill is effective in retaining heat and distributing heat evenly. Thus, food is cooked to perfection – the meat will be cooked evenly and have the same taste on both sides. It saves time due to the electronic ignition system. With this grill, you reach your desired temperature level in just 5 minutes. The large cooking surfaces- 630 square inches, is large enough to prepare a meal for the whole family. The porcelain coated cast iron grates, and flame shields are highly durable.
Its compact design makes it easily portable and the six sturdy plastic wheels make it easy and convenient to move around. The wheels are, however, not that strong since they are made of plastic. Unfortunately, the grill can take quite some effort and time to put together.
The Bottom Line
The Char-Griller 3001 Grillin Pro 40,800-BTU Gas Grill offers great value for its price. It has extensive features and benefits that make it one of the best gas grills available. With a unique design and strong construction together with a high cooking power, this gas grill offers an excellent grilling experience.