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North American Outdoors BB12919G Grill

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Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Evenness performance

Evenness performance

Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting using all main burners plus the evenness after a 10 minute preheat, using thermocouples.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

Factors include grate material and useful features such as electronic ignitor.

 /  5
Preheat performance

Preheat performance

Evaluates the temperature after a 10 minute preheat using thermocouples. It also gives an indication how quickly the grill reaches its maximum temperature.

 /  5
Temperature range

Temperature range

Reflects how wide a temperature span the grill offers by comparing temperatures at the high setting and lowest setting possible.

 /  5
Indirect cooking

Indirect cooking

This indicates grill temperature when only one or two of the burners are on, to represent a cooking task where the food is placed between or alongside the direct flame.

 /  5

About

The North American Outdoors BB12919G is part of the Grills test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Portable Grills models like the BB12919G are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Evenness performance Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting using all main burners plus the evenness after a 10 minute preheat, using thermocouples.

Convenience Factors include grate material and useful features such as electronic ignitor.

Preheat performance Evaluates the temperature after a 10 minute preheat using thermocouples. It also gives an indication how quickly the grill reaches its maximum temperature.

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