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  Reply # 510934 24-Aug-2011 07:50
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I can get a high spec Gasmate model (the Quantum Pro) for a pretty decent price, but I notice the SS is only 430 grade. Apart from that it looks ok.

Anyone had any positive/negative experience with Gasmate BBQs? 

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  Reply # 510948 24-Aug-2011 08:39
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Gasmates suffer from the usual stainless panelling and everything else rusts... sadly I own one...

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  Reply # 510978 24-Aug-2011 09:30
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Whether you get a unit with a SS or Enamel finish, get a cover. You're looking at spend many $$ and another 50 on a cover will make it last a lot longer... where ever you live in godzone



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  Reply # 510981 24-Aug-2011 09:37
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Yeah - this gasmate comes with a cover so I am wondering if I keep it covered, when not in use, it should give me plenty of years good service before I start seeing rust.

I am a good 400-500m from the beach so don't get a whole load of sea spray, and the prevailing wind is not problematic either.

Might have to go with the gasmate - as it is such a good price. 

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  Reply # 511139 24-Aug-2011 12:06
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SumnerBoy: Yeah - this gasmate comes with a cover so I am wondering if I keep it covered, when not in use, it should give me plenty of years good service before I start seeing rust.

I am a good 400-500m from the beach so don't get a whole load of sea spray, and the prevailing wind is not problematic either.

Might have to go with the gasmate - as it is such a good price. 


I've had my gasmate for 4 years.... kept under a bbq cover all of that time... rusted to hell! sorry hate to be the bearer of bad news 



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  Reply # 511142 24-Aug-2011 12:07
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Don't be sorry - good to know! Cheers.

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  Reply # 511197 24-Aug-2011 13:14
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Still get condensation on them in the cover and with no airflow it doesnt dry out. Mine seemed to rust more with the cover than without.




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  Reply # 511205 24-Aug-2011 13:21
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So the Broil Kings with their aluminium hoods are looking better and better?

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