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Broil King Keg 911470 grill

This Broil King Kamado was Very Good in overall performance and has the following:

  • 255 sq. in. of primary and.
  • 201 sq. in. secondary cooking areas.
  • 320 sq. in. of shelf space

About

The Broil King Keg 911470 is part of the Grill test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Grill models like the Keg 911470 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Convenience: Convenience is based on whether the kamado has a aligning lid, wheels for moving the kamado, and shelves. How easy it is to add charcoal, light and venting of the kamado.

Cleaning: Cleaning is based on how easy it is to clean the ash from the kamado.

Cooking performance: Both high temperature and low temperature cooking was done on the kamado grills. Fresh pizza was cooked at the high temperature and pork shoulder was cooked at a low temperature.

Features

Locking lid Locking lid The kamado grill has a locking lid that helps keep a tighter seal during cooking
Yes
Utensil hooks Utensil hooks The kamado grill has utensil hooks on its side shelves for hanging barbecue tools.
Yes
Fold down shelf(s) Fold down shelf(s) Indicates whether the grill has one or more fold down shelves.
Removable shelves
Additional features or accessories Additional features or accessories Additional features or accessories can be a cover, bottle opener, bottom shelf, type of vents etc.
top vent has numbers for adjusting the temperature, bottle opener, multi-tool, trailer hitch adaptable

Specs

Exterior dimensions (HxWxD) Exterior dimensions The exterior measurement of the kamado with shelves.
47 x 42 x 28
Exterior grill material Exterior grill material The manufacturer's claim for the exterior grill material.
Powdered coated steel with resin shelves
Grates Grates The type of grates on the kamado grill.
Coated cast iron
Primary cooking grid area (sq. in.) Primary cooking grid area Primary cooking grid area
255
Secondary cooking grid area (sq. in.) Secondary cooking grid area Secondary cooking grid area
201
Shelf space (sq. in.) Shelf space Shelf space rounded to the nearest 5 sq. in.
320
Wheels and casters Wheels and casters Most kamados nest in a cart with wheels or casters or both. Those with legs without wheels or casters have to be picked up to move from place to place.
2 plastic wheels
Warranty (yrs.) Warranty (yrs.) The length of the warranty, in years.
10 (keg body), 2 (other parts & paint)