Coghlans Tri-Pod Grill and Lantern Hanger Reviews:
Loved it with our dutch oven!
When we don't have time to get to the mountains we like to urban camp and there is no hiking so we experiment with cooking. This past weekend we made applesause, chicken with dumplings and pizza. With a dutch oven you have to wait until you have good coals but with the tripod we could start with the flame. We could swing it over the flame for more even heating and we could raise and lower it to control the temperature.
We used the grill too but that is a little tricky because it swings and if the weight is not balanced on the grill then your meal can slide off and end up in the fire.
I want to make a carring case for it.
This was our first experience with a tripod and we liked it.
After receiving this tripod as a gift I decided to try it out while camping. First of all, just by looking at the tripod and feeling the parts I could tell this was not going to be a fun experience cooking on. I was right. Tried cooking hot dogs and brats and lost over half of them in the fire since the grate was so wobbly. I tried using it a couple more times, but after a few more uses I had enough. I went online and search all over the web for something that is more durable and will last. I found the tough tripod grill. It was pricey but so worth it. The thing is built like a tank. It even has a edge around the grate so your food won't roll off! I highly recommend the tough tripod over the Coghlan's. Just google tough tripod, or goto their site - [@]
The legs are not very sturdy on this- so you can't really put a pot of water on it to boil, or try to grill anything large- also, the grill rusts very easily....I think the biggest issue is getting the legs positioned just perfectly (which takes a lot of trys) so it doesn't fall over..