Review Of Primo Oval XL Grill

This is a review of the Primo Oval XL grill and smoker.  I have been pondering this purchase for some time and I thank all of you for your comments and suggestions.  I purchased the Primo to replace my Medium Big Green Egg (BGE).  I was not replacing my BGE because I was not satisfied with it.  To the contrary, the BGE was the best grill and smoker I have ever used, and I will continue to keep my BGE recipes listed here.  I replaced it only because I needed a bigger grill.  That being said, here are my experiences with my new Primo.

  • Receiving The Primo
    • To begin with, the weight of the Primo was over 350 lbs when shipped.  This shipment included:
    • This is one of the down sides to the Primo, that is, there are fewer Primo dealers than BGE dealers.  Thus, it may be necessary to order the Primo and have it shipped.  I could not find a Primo dealer in the D.C. area.

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Should I Replace Big Green Egg With Primo Grill?

For some time now I have owned a Big Green Egg. The problem is that I have a medium BGE, and I need more room for grilling.  I am considering replacing my BGE with a Primo Oval XL.  If anyone out there has any experience, either positive or negative, with the Primo I would be grateful to hear from you.

I hate to lose my BGE, but I just need more room.

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