Portable gass grills

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    I am a 100% charcoal guy. I have never cooked on a gas grill. That being said, I am gonna have to buy one after being hit by Dolly yesterday and being out of electricity for 24 hrs. 24 hrs is really nothing but this was only a cat 1 storm, I can only imagine if it was cat 3 or higher, I will surely be without power for more than 24 hrs. Probably days or weeks. Anyway, I want to buy a portable gass grill that I can also tailgate with. I don't really want to cook meat on it, I will still use charcoal for that, but I want it to maybe cook with pans when tailgating, e.g., rice, Beans, soups. I am cluless what to buy, any suggestions?
     
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    How long do the gas cylinders last? Are they easy to connect? Do you cook meat on the little red one?
     
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    "Hey, I was born with charcoal...I'll DIE with charcoal. So back off!"

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    Our camp stove hooks up to a full size cylindar. They last a pretty long time, we have two we interchange.

    My husband is a boy scout troop leader and they camp all the time. I suggested these because they are portable and will do nicely for tailgating also.

    The red one we use just like a grill. It doesn't have a big surface, but is nice and portable.

    Dave has some connector thingy that splits and connects both devices. An academy staffer should be able to help explain it.
     
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    Thanks Glass..
     
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    I have one similar to the red one Glass linked to for tailgating. The propane bottle lasted the entire ten games last year, and I even used it last month when I was down in your neck of the woods on a fishing trip (Laguna Vista) on the same bottle. I cooked meat on it almost exclusively, but only hot dog and hamburgers.
     
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    Did you catch anything?
     


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