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    Royal Gourmet CD1824A Grill
    CD1824A
    This Royal Gourmet Barrel has the following:
    • 370 sq. in. of cooking area,
    • 430 sq. in. of shelf space
    • Coated-steel grates,
    • Painted steel exterior.
    Description
    This Royal Gourmet Barrel has the following:
    • 370 sq. in. of cooking area,
    • 430 sq. in. of shelf space
    • Coated-steel grates,
    • Painted steel exterior.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Convenience

    Convenience

    For this measurement, we judged how easy it was to add coals, adjust the coal tray and vents, move the grill, and lid opening.

     /  5
    Cleaning

    Cleaning

    Cleaning refers to the ease of removing the ash from the grill.

     /  5
    Evenness performance

    Evenness performance

    Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting with the charcoals evenly spread on the charcoal tray.

     /  5
    Indirect cooking

    Indirect cooking

    This indicates how well the grill will slow-cook foods when the food isn't placed directly over the charcoal.

     /  5

    About

    The Royal Gourmet CD1824A is part of the Grills test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Charcoal Grills models like the CD1824A are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Convenience For this measurement, we judged how easy it was to add coals, adjust the coal tray and vents, move the grill, and lid opening.

    Cleaning Cleaning refers to the ease of removing the ash from the grill.

    Evenness performance Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting with the charcoals evenly spread on the charcoal tray.

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