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Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324]
 
Approximate retail price:
$400
Discontinued
Summary: This Char-Broil medium sized grill has the following:
  • 485 sq. in. of cooking area.
  • 3 main burner(s)
  • Converts with natural-gas kit
  • Main infrared burner(s)
  • Coated-cast-iron grates
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Community icon3 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Midsize gas grills
User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Bad Choice
7/14/2013
Pros
Cons
Bad Starter
Uneven Cooking
Best Uses
Comment:
Bought grill with old style stainless grates and infrared pans. Is a mess and very difficult to clean. I am ordering new grates (porcelain I think), but have also lost one thermostat and igniter. Contacted CH and they suggested new igniter. Not only is it hard to install but did not work. would not buy another infrared. Only Positive is Charbroil customer service is good.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
1.0
Big Mistake
6/22/2013
Pros
Even Heat
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Grilling time takes forever and the clean up takes twice as long. High maintenance, finish discolored after two uses.<br /><br />I made a BIG MISTAKE.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
4.0
Dont be fooled
6/7/2013
Pros
Cooks Good Seers Meat
Easy To Use
Even cooking
Even Heat
Short Grill Time
Cons
Gets Too Hot
Best Uses
For Self/Couple
Comment:
I was so excited this would be my second gas grill but, I upgrated to TRU Infared grill. It is easy to use...and it cooks well but, when I got it the temperature gauges read 150 degrees with no tank even hooked up to the grill. I paid it no mind because I was overally excited hooked a the tank up to it and it worked fired up quickly got hot quickly and temperature kept rising so I turned the burners down to the lowest setting and temperature still rose to 550 degrees and this is at lowest setting. I had no way to control the heat couldnt get it down from 550-650 unless shutting the grill off. I tried opening the lid but wind kept blowing out the flames...Ugh. Wonderful grill but, what good is it when you cant control the temperature?
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324] is part of the Gas grills test program at Consumer Reports. The Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324] Gas grills features and specs include Long-warranty burners, Side burner, Stainless-steel grates, All or mostly stainless, Coated-cast-iron grates, Infrared burner. In our lab tests, Gas grills models like the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324] are reviewed on Overall score, Convenience, Temperature range, High temp evenness, Indirect cooking, Low temp evenness, Preheat performance. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324] based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324] include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Commercial 463241313 (Lowe's) [Item # 404324].
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