The word “gas” (or charcoal) grills get people’s attention, and Weber is the king of gas grills. The Weber Spirit II E-310 grill is a top seller on Amazon, with over 2000 customer reviews giving it 4.8 out of 5 stars. I bought one to see for myself if this grill deserves its amazing reputation.
Let’s start with the assembly, which was easy. The propane tank installation however was a bit confusing (see picture). But I’m not an expert in gas grills so this may be standard.
As soon as I opened the box I noticed two things:
1) This is an awesome looking grill
2) There is a lot of packaging material.
The Weber box was wrapped in plastic, and the whole thing was wrapped in styrofoam that was held together with thick, heavy-duty plastic bands. I think that this was, by far, the most packaging that I have ever seen with a product.
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The Spirit ll E-310 (the difference between the Spirit II line and the older Spirit line is that the new grills come in an E-series model which has electronic ignition instead.) Before you even touch it you can feel its quality. It is enormous! It weighs 60 pounds, so be prepared to lift it out of any car or SUV carefully. When you open up one side of the box, you can see how Weber designed these things to ship well:
When you get past all those Styro packing tapes. I think I could have used this stuff to build…