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Natural Gas vs Propane and general Weber Genesis questions

Dax | Feb 21, 2011 12:49 PM

I am looking to take the plunge into adding a gas grill to my tool kit (I have a weber kettle and a smoker/grill) and have a few questions/considerations. I am leaning towards the Weber Genesis based on comments/searches here. However, I am not sure about:

1) NG vs propane. The NG line already goes to the old rusted gas grill bolted to my deck. I could replace it fairly easily with a NG model. While I realize the apertures for NG are larger to allow for a heavier flow of NG to make up for the variance in BTUs, is NG as good as propane for max temps and temp regulation?

2) Side burner or not? I would like to cook everything outside but not sure if it's worth the extra money and space.

3) Stainless vs non. Living in Alabama, I am worrried about high humidity and rust. However, the cost of the SS version is signficantly higher.

4) Anyone use a rotisserie attachment? Is it worth the extra cash?

This is a decently sizable investment for a gas grill so I welcome all input in advance.


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