Grease from Camping Grill

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  1. Evansgr

    Evansgr New Member

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    I just bought a used thermos Grill 2 Go at a yard sale. Excellent condition but it's missing the grease catch or Oil Bottle if you will. Should I purchase the bottle so as to not let the grease and oil run off and all over the ground? What does everyone else use for catching grill run off?
     
  2. Hawkester

    Hawkester Hawkesnest

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    Not sure of the design, but on my home grill I use a soup can and a coat hanger. If all the grease is directed to one drain location then try to suspend something under the hole to catch it.
     
  3. Yellowkayak

    Yellowkayak Popups.....when sleeping on the ground gets to you

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  4. Evansgr

    Evansgr New Member

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    Thanks for the Link YellowKayak, I was able to find the exact one for my grill on the same site.

    http://www.grillparts.com/charbroil/grill-2-go/grill-2-go-oil-bottle-kit/G2GOB?Product_ID=G2GOB&Category=&Action=&Brand=Grill%2D2%2DGo&Order_Flag=1&Model=&Quantity=1&Alert=0&Description=Grill%2D2%2DGo+Oil+Bottle+Kit

    I just didn't think it was a good idea to let the grease/drippings fall onto the ground and all over the edge of my grill. It has the potential to be a horrible mess to get off of the grill and would probably attract some unwanted bugs. Plus I didn't want to leave a mess for the next campers in that CS
     
  5. brianbigdogsmith

    brianbigdogsmith Camp more Camp more often

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    I put a tin can under mine green bean corn any will work
     
  6. Mickeyrv

    Mickeyrv Week day camping is great

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    [TV] [HYC] I normally put my grease into the camp fire, it burns very nice.
     
  7. ghacker

    ghacker Active Member

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    Or something a lot bigger.
     
  8. arffch

    arffch Member

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    you might try the heavy paper cups for hot liquids. stuff a paper towel (wick) in it either before use or before the grease hardens and use it to start your next campfire just my [2C]
     
  9. BuxCamper

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    Did that with bacon grease, paper towels and a paper plate. Probably the best fire starter ever.
     
  10. Sam III

    Sam III New Member

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    We cooked two pounds of bacon and I saved the grease in a soda can. I put it all in the fire in one shot. Went up like mad!!!
     
  11. RotnMom

    RotnMom Am I there yet?

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    Curious...doesn't it stink when you burn used cooking oils or grease?? Or does it smell like what was cooked in it?

    [:D]
     
  12. BarbaraFaith

    BarbaraFaith New Member

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    The newer gas grills don't have grease catchers.

    As for our grease, we save it, and bring it home, especially bacon grease and give it to the dog.
     
  13. Ern510

    Ern510 lets go glamping .. really babe all that

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    old beer can or soup can ... and just keep an eye on it or it will be everywhere when splashed while hot ..
     
  14. Snow

    Snow Well-Known Member

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    I put a sheet of aluminum foil down under the bbq to catch any run off... makes for easier clean up and the grease can be used to help the fire later..
     
  15. Biohazard

    Biohazard If its new, take it apart and make it better !!!!

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    just stick a cast pan underneath and kill two birds with one stone, cook and season you cast at the same time
     
  16. silvermickey2002

    silvermickey2002 Morris County, NJ

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    [LOL] [LOL] [LOL] [LOL]
     
  17. Livin2Camp

    Livin2Camp New Member

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  18. RotnMom

    RotnMom Am I there yet?

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    Well, YUMMY! We eat a lot of bacon these days and I never tire of the smell! [LOL] [LOL]

    I guess that wouldn't be so bad...other than it would make me WANT more bacon! LOL

    [:D]
     
  19. blackbear

    blackbear We want to do this for a living !!!

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    That grease doesn't have to go to waste [2C]
     
  20. Camp-N-Nuts

    Camp-N-Nuts KrustyKamper

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    Veterinarians will not be happy with you! [:O]
     

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