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Amana grill - what is the thing on the chain?

My new grill (an Amana AM26LP from Target) came with a thin wire rod bent into circles on the ends, attached to the grill by a chain. What is it? There is no picture or mention of it in the manual.

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  • wdinglis4 Feb 04, 2009

    Yes, I've grilled 3 times with it so far. I like it. Not sure what kind of banging up a grill is going to receive. I got a nice thick cover for mine. This is an upgrade from our old WalMart grill. We got a great clearance price, too. $89 down from $300. I'd recommend it at a sale price for sure.


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Without seeing it firsthand I'm not certain, but it sounds similar to my grill at home - it's probably used to hold a match down near the burner (therefore keeping your hand at a safe distance) in case the ignitor fails.

I've been considering buying this grill, there are 4 of them on clearance at my local Target for $45!! I know that's a great price (better than $180), but I'm concerned about the quality. I've heard that it bangs up pretty easily (thin metal construction) Have you used yours at all, and if so, what do you think so far?

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