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We just replaced a ten year old (+/-) charbroil infra red grill. They finally discontinued the parts I needed to rebuild it for the third time.

We went back to Weber, we got a Genesis II E-315, full cabinet version of Alpine4x4’s grill. It has just what I need, and a ten year warranty :D
 

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I never understood why people spent the money for Weber's until a friend gave us their old one. 2 years later we bought a new Spirit. I'm a fan
They're solid. If anything ever rusts/breaks/needs to be replaced, parts are cheap and easy to find as well. I picked up a barely used genesis on CL for $200 a couple years back. Been real happy with it.
 

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We had a Char broil with inferred. My wife loves inferred, but the burners got burned up in a few years. The whole thing got smashed in the hurricane. We looked at a lot grills and bought a "Mr Steak". It has very heavy duty burners and grates. (And inferred) The grates are 3/8" solid stainless. It works good, but we've only used it four times.

Right after we bought it, I saw a grill in Tractor Supply that was completely stainless. I don't know if it is good, but A lot of grills have some stainless and some regular steel painted to look like stainless.
 

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We had a Char broil with inferred. My wife loves inferred, but the burners got burned up in a few years. The whole thing got smashed in the hurricane. We looked at a lot grills and bought a "Mr Steak". It has very heavy duty burners and grates. (And inferred) The grates are 3/8" solid stainless. It works good, but we've only used it four times.

Right after we bought it, I saw a grill in Tractor Supply that was completely stainless. I don't know if it is good, but A lot of grills have some stainless and some regular steel painted to look like stainless.
What precisely are you inferring here? :confused:
 

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Stainless is a joke for grilling, you want cast iron for the burners and grates. I had a Kennmore I think for 12 years that had porcelain burners and I replaced them a few times, but by the 4th time they no longer sold anything to replace them. The grill itself was still solid. Since then (13 years) I have went through three grills. My latest is stored in my garage in hopes it lasts a good while.
 

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What precisely are you inferring here? :confused:
I know nothing about cooking. But I like things that don't rust.

Stainless is a joke for grilling, you want cast iron for the burners and grates. I had a Kennmore I think for 12 years that had porcelain burners and I replaced them a few times, but by the 4th time they no longer sold anything to replace them. The grill itself was still solid. Since then (13 years) I have went through three grills. My latest is stored in my garage in hopes it lasts a good while.
Why is stainless a joke?
 

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Once cast iron is seasoned and cooked on, it doesn't rust and food doesn't stick to it like pretty shiny stainless.
 

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CL and FB are lousy with used Webers that are cheap and dead simple to refurbish. The older models are dirt cheap and better quality, unless you're stuck on infra-red or bluetooth connectivity or you like the newer styling.

I picked up a 90's model Genesis Platinum ($1200 new) for $65 last spring, cleaned it up and put new grates and burner tubes in it and I fully expect it will outlive me. It cooks real nice too.
 
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