View Poll Results: Gas or Charcoal?

Voters
114. You may not vote on this poll
  • Gas

    55 48.25%
  • Charcoal

    59 51.75%
  • I am inhuman, so I don't grill

    0 0%
Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 49
  1. #1
    DistrictCyclone
    Guest

    Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Spinoff of mj's grill thread. I prefer charcoal; the convenience of gas can't outweigh the better taste from charcoal.



  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 631,670, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    22,249
    Points
    631,670
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 434
    Given: 34

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Gas. Easier.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 150,446, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,029
    Points
    150,446
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 46
    Given: 1

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Easier.

    Same reason I prefer your wife to my wife.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 631,670, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    22,249
    Points
    631,670
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 434
    Given: 34

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Same reason I prefer your wife to my wife.
    I am truly sorry your wife does not pleasure you. And you're welcome.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 165,538, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,327
    Points
    165,538
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 28
    Given: 34

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    I used to be a 100% gasser. But since I got my smoker last year, I can appreciate the charcoal thing a little bit more.

    Though no quick-light briquettes or lighter fluid or anything. That does NOT add flavor. Or not GOOD flavor, I should say



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 310,022, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,346
    Points
    310,022
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 25
    Given: 8

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    I perfer charcoal but I also have a gas grill when I dont want to take the time to use charcoal.



  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 44,613, Level: 65
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 937
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    enisthemenace's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Waveland Township, DSM
    Posts
    3,040
    Points
    44,613
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 22

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Gas < Charcoal < Smoker

    Side note...I know it's juvenile, but Yoda...that was funny.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 717,837, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    45,691
    Points
    717,837
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 467
    Given: 245

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Gas. I cook way more now that I have a gas grill, as it is quick and consistent.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 23,325, Level: 46
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 225
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    976
    Points
    23,325
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 152
    Given: 46

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    taste the meat not the heat



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 28,583, Level: 51
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 67
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    ISpyCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Harlan, IA/Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    2,137
    Points
    28,583
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 14

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    I have gas.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 199,973, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    12,410
    Points
    199,973
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 277
    Given: 19

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Charcoal because it tastes better to me.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 106,973, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    CysRage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    5,512
    Points
    106,973
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 92
    Given: 71

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Get a charcoal grill or smoker with a chimney starter and that removes all of the difficulty in starting charcoal.


    ďI told you, I donít care if youíre black or white. I donít care if youíre rich or poor. I donít care where you come from, whether itís Texas, Florida, California, or right here in the state of Iowa, I donít care about any of thatÖ But what I did care about is moving forward from that day on, that we were one team." -Paul Rhoads

  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 380,872, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 79.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    55,557
    Points
    380,872
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 145
    Given: 114

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Sure fire gas...


    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 19,566, Level: 42
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 284
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    704
    Points
    19,566
    Level
    42
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    The whole "gas is faster, I don't have time for charcoal" thing kept me using gas for way too many years... I use lump charcoal (plus the unburned charcoal from the previous grilling). Mound the charcoal up; squirt the charcoal with approximately 30 - 40 ml of 92% alcohol; and light with a match. There is no "woosh" with alcohol. Go thaw out your meat, and prep it. When you return in a few minutes, you'll have a 450 degree grill waiting to do its thing.

    I'm getting hungry..............



  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 82,314, Level: 89
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,436
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    cmjh10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    5,034
    Points
    82,314
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 338
    Given: 421

    Re: Grills: Gas or Charcoal?

    Love charcoal, but gas is easier for me


    Naz Long, the Cowboy Killer

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM