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Old 10-02-2018, 09:30 PM   #1201
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I joined the griddle club. I got a Blue Rhino. Looking for info on the best spatula and scraper. I have seen the black Stone kit on amazon but wanted to know if they were good quality. Would like some good heavy duty ones. Anybody have good reviews on some?
I have the Blackstone spatula set and I don't really like them... They're pretty flimsy. I'd try to find stiffer ones if I were you.
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Old 10-02-2018, 09:32 PM   #1202
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Bought a new 36 for opening weekend. Burners seem to be putting off a smaller flame than Id expect and griddle took forever to warm up and never got really hot like Id expect. Brand new LP canister. Anyone have this happen? Is there something Im missing or did I screw up on the assembly somehow????
First thing I did before I ever used my 36" Blackstone was to put a 20 psi adjustable regulator on it. You can turn that griddle cherry red if you want with that adjustable regulator... Just do a search on Amazon for 20 psi adjustable LP Gas regulator... Or you can look back in this thread. That's where I learned about them.
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Old 10-02-2018, 09:34 PM   #1203
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Sounds like it is the new safety regulators. They have to be hooked up a certain way and the valves opened a certain way or they restrict the pressure. I think the reset procedure goes something like turn off the propane bottle. Wait a minute or so. Turn off the burners. Wait 5 minutes. Rehook up bottled and turn on. Turn on burner and light. Should fix it. I have the problem occasionally when I change propane tanks. Google the issue it is fairly common.
Thanks for the help, Ill give that a shot.
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Old 10-03-2018, 09:46 AM   #1204
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You Blue Rhino guys, I read a few reviews that indicated the grease trap/pocket got really nasty as the grease or at least some of the grease did not make it into the cup. Have ya'll found this to be the case?
It all goes in the trap. There is some build up in the hole that funnels the grease but it is easy to clean.
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Old 10-08-2018, 01:34 PM   #1205
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Cleveland Walmart has some good products for us griddle heads.



This ^^^ is a breakfast kit.



Blackstone spatula kit



These ^^^^ I bought. They are more heavy duty than the blackstone ones.




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Old 10-08-2018, 02:52 PM   #1206
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I keep coming back to this thread. The wife and I have been looking at getting the 36" and just replacing the grill.
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Old 10-08-2018, 03:00 PM   #1207
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Bazo, if you'll stay out the woods long enough to go get one, you won't be disappointed!!
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Old 10-08-2018, 03:48 PM   #1208
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I keep coming back to this thread. The wife and I have been looking at getting the 36" and just replacing the grill.
You cant go wrong! I have the 28 for home and the 22 for the trailer, perfect for the 2 of us.
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Old 10-08-2018, 03:59 PM   #1209
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I keep coming back to this thread. The wife and I have been looking at getting the 36" and just replacing the grill.
That's what I did a few years back when my propane grill bit the dust. I have a charcoal grill if I need it, but 99% of everything I do can be done on the griddle.
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:07 PM   #1210
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Bazo, if you'll stay out the woods long enough to go get one, you won't be disappointed!!


Funny you say that. I went yesterday evening to fill the feeders at that stand to give it a couple weeks to rest and ended up on another 45 minute I hope I find him walk.
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:25 PM   #1211
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Funny you say that. I went yesterday evening to fill the feeders at that stand to give it a couple weeks to rest and ended up on another 45 minute I hope I find him walk.
Yea, been there, done that too! It ain't no fun!
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:49 PM   #1212
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That's what I did a few years back when my propane grill bit the dust. I have a charcoal grill if I need it, but 99% of everything I do can be done on the griddle.
Do you get the flavor from the griddle that you do a grill?
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Old 10-08-2018, 04:57 PM   #1213
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Do you get the flavor from the griddle that you do a grill?
Actually better on burgers and such once you get your griddle seasoned in. Why do you think Whataburger patties are so tasty?
If I want a big thick steak, I'll put it on the charcoal grill with mesquite to get flavor. You can still do thick steak or chicken on the griddle and finish up in the oven.
Biggest thing is I can cook several things at one time and items you could not do on the grill. Things like fish, breakfast, rice, vegetables, etc are much easier or able to do on the griddle.
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Old 10-10-2018, 07:32 PM   #1214
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:14 PM   #1215
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I agree one of the best things about a griddle is you can cook a whole meal at once and it all comes off hot at the same time, especially breakfast... eggs, bacon, hash browns, and toast all at the same time, even some scrambled and some fried, etc. Combinations are endless...
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Old 10-10-2018, 10:07 PM   #1216
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Anybody able to cook tender fajitas on the griddle. I made some tasty boot leather tonight.
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Old 10-10-2018, 10:36 PM   #1217
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Are you doing the meat yourself? Might need to add something to the marinade to help tenderize it. Pineapple juice or something.

The local Mexican meat markets have it plenty tender. No problems on the griddle.
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:19 PM   #1218
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Done fajitas several times... If you buy the HEB pre-seasoned/marinated fajitas, they're almost always tender... Also don't cook 'em fast and keep 'em medium, even medium rare... the more you cook fajitas, the tougher they get has been my experience...

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Old 10-11-2018, 01:20 PM   #1219
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:36 PM   #1220
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Yall dont slaughter me for this but... this is in my shed and I dont know how to get it back in tip top shape.... eeek


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Old 10-11-2018, 01:43 PM   #1221
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NannySlayer, it can be made good as new. There are tips on the Blackstone website I believe for cleaning them. YouTube also. Just clean and reseason and you're good to go.
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:45 PM   #1222
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:46 PM   #1223
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patiently waiting on the 36 inch Blackstone Stainless to go on sale somewhere. Home Depot had it $269 weeks ago. I shoulda jumped all over that.

I can't find it much lower then $320 free shipping anywhere
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Old 10-11-2018, 01:57 PM   #1224
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Ppreciate it buddy. Ill add it to my list...


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Old 10-11-2018, 09:42 PM   #1225
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patiently waiting on the 36 inch Blackstone Stainless to go on sale somewhere. Home Depot had it $269 weeks ago. I shoulda jumped all over that.

I can't find it much lower then $320 free shipping anywhere


The 36 is $249 on amazon right now
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Old 10-13-2018, 01:00 PM   #1226
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Old 10-13-2018, 02:10 PM   #1227
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Smash burgers were on the lunch menu today. Man the griddle is made for these burgers y'all. You won't cook them on a grill again
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Old 10-13-2018, 09:23 PM   #1228
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Smash burgers were on the lunch menu today. Man the griddle is made for these burgers y'all. You won't cook them on a grill again
FACT!
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Old 10-13-2018, 09:29 PM   #1229
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The smash burgers are a favorite in my household also
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Well my first deer of 2018 just turned into a rare venison steak. Trimmed the backstraps and "warmed" them on the griddle.
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That looks good!!! Just about how I do them, only on a sear burner on the gas grill.

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Meat looks good but all that chicken feed on top... That's like puttin' steak sauce on it...
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Meat looks good but all that chicken feed on top... That's like puttin' steak sauce on it...


I think that chicken feed, is mostly black pepper. But if it was chicken ****, I'd scrape it off and eat everything else!


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