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# 108561 31-Aug-2012 22:06
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Well Winter is over, Spring is here, Summer is coming and Hooray, so is Daylight Saving Time!

I have a 4 Burner BBQ, reasoanable quality but the burners are basically rusted out and coming apart, light the BBQ can be a pain. Can anyone who knows about these things tell me if $35 is a reasonable price per burner for a replacement? Secondly, are all burners going to fit my BBQ or do I need MY models specific burners?

Feel free to share a BBQ Recipe, or experience or just comment on how much you are looking forward to summer this year. My son is 3 and this year I am going camping with him in our back yard, I can't wait!

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  # 679925 31-Aug-2012 22:11
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Steak:
1) Turn on barbie
2) Chuck on the steaks
3) Turn the steaks
4) Remove the steaks
5) Eat the steaks (vegetables and sharing optional)

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  # 679934 31-Aug-2012 22:32
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. i hate BBQ's, just dont see the point of taking everything outside to battle flies, wind and the elements.




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  # 679945 31-Aug-2012 23:15
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dclegg: Steak:
1) Turn on barbie
2) Chuck on the steaks
3) Turn the steaks
4) Remove the steaks
5) Eat the steaks (vegetables and sharing optional)


place empty plate on one side of BBQ
walk around to the other side with steak
throw steak so that it bounces on bbq and lands on plate
eat steak

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  # 679947 31-Aug-2012 23:18
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networkn:

Can anyone who knows about these things tell me if $35 is a reasonable price per burner for a replacement?


cast iron burners?  like  a bbq factory burner?

they're not cheap - even at the bbq factory liquidation sales the ones I bought still cost like $20 each.

at $35 each, if you're replacing 4 of them - it might make you think a bit about replacing the BBQ....




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  # 679995 1-Sep-2012 08:53
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So long as the burner fits over the gas outlet port in your BBQ it should be fine as a replacement burner. I've replaced all of mine in the last couple of seasons and would recommend that if it's not lighting appropriately it might be your sparker that is on the fritz rather than the burners, or do you use a match/lighter anyway?

My biggest tip for BBQing : Let it get hot before using it. As in, turn it way up for 10-15min, then turn it down to cooking temp and get to it.

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  # 679996 1-Sep-2012 08:58
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Regs:
dclegg: Steak:
1) Turn on barbie
2) Chuck on the steaks
3) Turn the steaks
4) Remove the steaks
5) Eat the steaks (vegetables and sharing optional)


place empty plate on one side of BBQ
walk around to the other side with steak
throw steak so that it bounces on bbq and lands on plate
eat steak

:P


This. Please, please, please. For all that is sacred/lawful do not overcook steaks and make them into a leather sole. Or charred dry hard to bite disgusting things.





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Regs:
dclegg: Steak:
1) Turn on barbie
2) Chuck on the steaks
3) Turn the steaks
4) Remove the steaks
5) Eat the steaks (vegetables and sharing optional)


place empty plate on one side of BBQ
walk around to the other side with steak
throw steak so that it bounces on bbq and lands on plate
eat steak

:P


This. Please, please, please. For all that is sacred/lawful do not overcook steaks and make them into a leather sole. Or charred dry hard to bite disgusting things.



You'll note my concise instructions didn't carry any time specifiers. This is because the way people like their steak is a subjective thing, and I wanted the recipe to have maximum flexibility. 

FWLIW, I require my steaks to still be mooing too.

 
 
 
 


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  # 680003 1-Sep-2012 09:33
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freitasm:
Regs:
dclegg: Steak:
1) Turn on barbie
2) Chuck on the steaks
3) Turn the steaks
4) Remove the steaks
5) Eat the steaks (vegetables and sharing optional)


place empty plate on one side of BBQ
walk around to the other side with steak
throw steak so that it bounces on bbq and lands on plate
eat steak

:P


This. Please, please, please. For all that is sacred/lawful do not overcook steaks and make them into a leather sole. Or charred dry hard to bite disgusting things.



I refuse to take steak to a BBQ I am invited to, it always ends up ruined!

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  # 680008 1-Sep-2012 09:50
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dclegg: 

FWLIW, I require my steaks to still be mooing too.


Prefer mine not to have a head to be able to moo to start with.... 

I BBQ all year round, great having the BBQ under cover :)

Think there will be a lot of fish being thrown on the BBQ this summer. Freshly caught snapper put into tin foil with some lemon and herbs seems to keep the wife happy during BBQs :)





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itxtme: I refuse to take steak to a BBQ I am invited to, it always ends up ruined!


Exactly my thoughts. What's with friends always overcooking steaks?




I always get in trouble with my mother-in-law for undercooking hers. And I try really, really hard to burn hers to a crisp too! 

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  # 680034 1-Sep-2012 11:04
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freitasm:
itxtme: I refuse to take steak to a BBQ I am invited to, it always ends up ruined!


Exactly my thoughts. What's with friends always overcooking steaks?




Friends don't let friends overcook steak.

I used to hate steak as a kid, but that's because the old's would cook it till it was brown and chewy all the way through. Yuck.

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vexxxboy: . i hate BBQ's, just dont see the point of taking everything outside to battle flies, wind and the elements.


Trolls gonna troll. :-D




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  # 680129 1-Sep-2012 17:02
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seriously im not trolling, i just cant see the attraction of them. People who would never cook indoors suddenly think they are Gordon Ramsey and start cooking outside and i have been to to many BBQ's where the food is really bad, steaks turned to leather , sausages to carbon, chicken undercooked. As a qualified chef it upsets me to see food ruined.




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