Barbecue: How many BTUs do I need?

Self-tutoring about barbecues: the tutor looks into the BTUs one should hope for.

Apparently, 80 to 100 BTU per square inch is best.

I measured our old one outside, which is very good, but wasted away by the weather. Its grill is 15×26 square inches, or 390 square inches. On the side, a stamp says 40000 BTU – exactly what’s recommended.


Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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