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Charles W Lohmeyer, Erich J Schlosser, James E Tucker, James C Stephen, Andrzej Leja, John Beecher III: Portable gas grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, July 7, 1987: US04677964 (98 worldwide citation)

A gas grill includes a cart and a cooking vessel supported on the cart with the cooking vessel having a lower gas burner assembly, an intermediate sear grid assembly and an upper cooking grid. The sear grid assembly includes inverted V-shaped sear bars that cause evaporation of greases from the food ...


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James C Stephen, Erich J Schlosser, Andrzej Leja: Barbeque kettle. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, October 18, 1988: US04777927 (66 worldwide citation)

A barbeque kettle includes a bowl and a cover with the bowl having a food support grid adjacent an upper rim and a charcoal grid below the food grid along with a cover holder adjacent the rim of the bowl. The cover has a removable thermometer that can sense the initial temperature of the kettle and ...


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James C Stephen, James E Tucker, John Beecher III: Attachment for barbecue grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, August 25, 1987: US04688541 (63 worldwide citation)

An attachment for a barbecue grill consists of a generally L-shaped support frame that is formed by bending wire to a generally U-shaped configuration with the free ends of the wire having downwardly bent portions that act as hooks for supporting the frame on clips attached to the rim of the grill. ...


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Erich J Schlosser, George Stephen Jr: Kettle with ash catcher. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, February 12, 1985: US04498452 (62 worldwide citation)

A cooking apparatus includes a vessel or bowl that has a plurality of openings circumferentially-spaced around a central vertical axis with the support structure for the bowl including a plurality of identical legs and an ash catcher. The ash catcher is designed such that one end portion of each leg ...


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James C Stephen, Charles W Lohmeyer, Erich J Schlosser: Sear grid for portable grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, March 1, 1988: US04727853 (59 worldwide citation)

A sear bar for evaporating greases in an outdoor gas grill consists of an inverted V-shaped member having a pair of flat inclined walls defining an included angle of less than 90.degree. so that grease will evaporate while flowing across the heated inclined walls.


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James E Tucker, James C Stephen, John Beecher III: Lid support for cart-mounted outdoor grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, January 13, 1987: US04635613 (54 worldwide citation)

A portable outdoor grill including a hemispherical bowl and a hemispherical lid with the bowl having outwardly-directed flanges supported on spaced side members of a cart. The side members have lid-supporting clips adjacent the bowl that support the lid in an upright position adjacent the bowl. The ...


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Erich J Schlosser, J Michael Alden: Ash catcher assembly for barbecue grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Wallenstein Wagner & Hattis, August 6, 1991: US05036832 (50 worldwide citation)

An ash catcher assembly (2) for catching ash and debris falling out through openings in the bottom (11) of a barbecue kettle (10) is disclosed. The assembly (2) is easily installed and is removably mounted on the bottom (11) of a barbecue kettle (10). The assembly (2) includes a cylindrical basket ( ...


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Erich J Schlosser, James C Stephen: Portable barbecue grill. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, August 20, 1985: US04535749 (47 worldwide citation)

A barbecue grill includes a bowl and a cover each having vents with the cover having a cover and the unit having the locking bar that locks with the gripping handle in a closed position. The locking bar has vent closures that close the vents in the bowl in a closed position. The bowl is supported by ...


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Erich J Schlosser, J Michael Alden: Barbecue grill assembly. Weber Stephen Products Co, Wallenstein Wagner & Hattis, December 31, 1991: US05076252 (47 worldwide citation)

A portable barbecue grill assembly is disclosed that includes a barbecue kettle (10) having a generally semi-hemispherical bottom bowl (11) and a generally semi-hemispherical removable kettle cover (12). An ash catcher (100) and a cover holder (30) are secured to the bottom bowl (11). A cart (50) is ...


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Erich J Schlosser: Outdoor cooking device. Weber Stephen Products Co, Robert E Wagner, Ralph R Rath, June 12, 1984: US04453530 (47 worldwide citation)

A cooking grill consisting of a bowl and a cover includes a support mechanism for supporting the cover on the bowl. The support mechanism includes diametrically-opposed T-shaped brackets that support the cover generally perpendicular to the rim in an open position and provide a partial shield for th ...