Others’ Extras

Here are a bunch of accessories, in no particular order, that KBQ:

  • Can recommend with the benefit of first-hand experience
  • Does not offer – we’re a manufacturer, not a re-seller
  • Derives no referral or commission fees from
Generator Cover

Generator Cover

This one fits the Cookbox well and is a good value. Stow the Firebox and Controlbox inside the Cookbox, then pop it on.

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Kill Switch

Kill Switch

Good quality Leviton switch, which fits the plug on the Controlbox. Lets you easily kill the fans while you fluff your fire to minimize ash entrainment.

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Meathead:

Meathead:

The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling

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Franklin Barbecue:

Franklin Barbecue:

A Meat-Smoking Manifesto

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Half-Long Steam Pan

Half-Long Steam Pan

Perfect for catching both external grease drains.

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Full-Size Steam Pan

Full-Size Steam Pan

Any ‘Gastronorm 1/1’ size (325 x 530mm actual, 12 x 20in nominal) steam pan will slide right into the KBQ rack system to intercept grease drippings, serve as a water pan, or cook beans, okra, etc.

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Alligator Lopper

Alligator Lopper

This is not a ‘forever-quality’ tool, but it cross-cuts quickly, safely, and without a sawbuck.

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Kindling Cracker XL

Kindling Cracker XL

Not cheap, but keeps the sharpy thing stationary when you’re splitting logs at 5:30 a.m. Add a 2- or 3-lb sledge to provide the grunt.

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Butcher Paper

Butcher Paper

Go for the 24″ width. Here’s Aaron Franklin’s method for wrapping brisket.

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Paper Dispenser

Paper Dispenser

Enables 1-handed use, which is really nice when you’re wrapping huge hunks of greasy ‘cue.

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Carrier

Carrier

Good quality for a whole lot less than a Cambro. Keeps ‘cue warm for many hours. KBQ Wire Shelves, being 325 x 530mm, slide right in.

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Remote Thermometer

Remote Thermometer

These are a good value, being reasonably accurate and cheap enough to be disposable. The probes easily fit through KBQ Cookbox ports.

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Main Thermometer

Main Thermometer

Really well-made, like all Thermoworks gear. One is included with each KBQ pit – if you need a replacement, buy it direct from the manufacturer.

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Moisture Meter

Moisture Meter

Great for checking wood before you buy. For best results, look for 20-30% MCDW.

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