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Master Forge 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's)
 
Approximate retail price:
$650
Summary: This Master Forge large sized grill has the following:
  • 525 sq. in. of cooking area.
  • 5 main burner(s)
  • Converts with natural-gas kit
  • Side burner and rotisserie infrared burner(s)
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Type: Large gas grills (room for 28 or more burgers)
About - Master Forge 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's)

The Master Forge 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's) is part of the gas grill test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, gas grill models like the 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Preheat performance:
Evaluates the temperature and evenness over the grill's surface after a 10 minute preheat using thermocouples. It also gives an indication how quickly the grill reaches its maximium temperature.

High temp evenness:
Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest setting, using thermocouples.

Low temp evenness:
Evenness of heating over the grill's surface with all main burners set to low, using thermocouples
Features & Specs - Master Forge 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's)
info Stainless-steel grates Yes
info Coated-cast-iron grates No
info All or mostly stainless Yes
info Long-warranty burners No
info Side burner Yes
info Infrared burner Side burner and rotisserie
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User Reviews - Master Forge 3218LTN [Item #6554] (Lowe's)
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5.0
Great BBQ
8/12/2014
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Comment:
I never write reviews but as soon as I read these negative comments I had to stick up for my Master Forge... I've owned it for 3 years and the inside is still like new (after I clean it).... ABSOLUTELY NO RUST ON THE BURNERS OR GRILLS. I am very surprised about the negative feedback. With Canadas Harsh climate I keep it outdoors all year long with just a cover. It heats quick, cooks evenly and clean up Is easy. And as far as no replacement parts? Lowes carries all the replacement parts, infact I just bought replacement parts for a friend who bought a walmart brand and rusted out only after the 2nd year. Great product and I recommend to everyone. Treat it right and It will treat you right back
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Major Disappointment
7/30/2014
Pros
Cons
Poor Flame Quality
Uneven Cooking
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought in July 2012, internal parts rusted & replacement parts at Lowes do not fit. Big mistake purchase. Will never buy anything but a Weber
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
inside made of poor quality Stainless,
7/8/2014
Pros
Cons
Inside Is Junk Rust
Best Uses
Comment:
HAVE HAD THE GRILL 2 YEARS AND INSIDE IS TOTAL JUNK, EVERYTHING IS RUSTED AWAY Have not been able to find replacement parts for rusted items. STAY AWAY FROM ALL MASTER FORGE STAINLESS STEEL GRILLS. TOTAL JUNK.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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