Reviewing the Weber Genesis II LX S-340
Before we jump into the topic, let’s have a proper introduction of the manufacturers of this grilling machine - Weber. With over 50 years of experience in the business, Weber manufactures and sells, charcoal grills and smokers as well as electric and gas grills. All Weber products sold are of premium quality while consumer reports have indicated that many people prefer Weber products due to its performance, reliability, and durability.
The Weber Genesis II LX S-340 comes in two styles offering consumers the Liquid Propane and Natural Gas options to choose from. Today we will be discussing the features of the Natural Gas Grill. Let’s take a look at its main features.
The main characteristic of this grill the GS4 Grilling System which promises a higher performance when grilling your food. It has not lost sight of Weber’s vision while it is packed with a set of features that put this grill on top. A combination of 3 high-performance burners with a unique tapered shape, infinity ignition and Weber’s stainless steel-flavored bars which help reduce flare-ups, improves heat distribution and enhances the barbecue flavor are included in the system. It is also known for its convenient grease management system which funnels away the grease to an easy-to-remove drip tray that is easy to clean.The entire GS4 system offers you a ten-year warranty which excludes the battery and the battery damage in the ignition system.
This particular model too is' iGrill 3' ready which means that you can easily install the 'iGrill 3' Bluetooth thermometer into the side table allowing you to monitor temperatures and cooking times while also sending alerts to your mobile device. Other features include a high heat setting, stainless steel lid, and doors, stainless steel heat deflectors, fold down left side table, a grilling cabinet, and a welded tube frame.
- Main burners provide 43,500 BTU’s per hour
- Side Burner provides 12,000 BTU’s per hour
- Total cooking area is 669 square inches (Primary area is 513 square inches/Tuck away warming rack area is 156 square inches)
- 3 Stainless Steel Burners
- 2 Side Tables
- 3 Lighted Control Knobs that light up to offer optimal control over cooking
- 1 Handle Light with powerful LED display
- 2 Swivel Locking Casters and 2 Durable All-weather Wheels
- 3 Tool Hooks
- Battery Type - AA, AAA, D
- 8 Batteries
Fuel Type - Liquid Propane (20 lb tank sold separately)
- Product Dimensions - 63” x 59” x 33” (Lid Open) 48” x 59” x 29: (Lid Closed)
- Product Weight - 145 lbs
The Weber Genesis LX Series is made in the United States with a completely redesigned to offer you a high-quality cooking experience. The ten year warranty period isn’t a joke. This 3 burner grill boasts of top ported and tapered rectangular burners which mean that the fire is shot directly towards the flavored bars. This provides equal heat from the front to the back since the pressure within is the same making the Genesis II LX S-340 one of the best in the market when it comes to even heat distribution. According to many customer reviews, even heat was supplied after 10 minutes of pre-heating. The flush mounted side burner also has its specialty since you can quickly prepare side dishes, sauces, and even soups to accompany your grilled items.
Even though it’s a bit on the pricey range since LX stands for luxury, this is considered as one of the best portable grills since the wheels make it easier to move about. The large primary cooking area and the tuck-away warming rack area allows you to cook up a feast. The warming rack is efficient to keep all your grilled food warm till the feast begins. The frame is also easily foldable when you are not making use of it.
The cooking grates are of high quality since it is manufactured by 7mm stainless steel which you can be sure that will last a long time.The handle light is powerful while it lights up the entire cooking area. The light is automatically switched off once you close the lid so that you can save power.
- Solid Construction / durable parts
- Complete ten-year warranty
- The GS4 High-Performance Grilling System
- Easy Assembly
- Easy Cleanup
- Even Heat Distribution
- High-temperature Setting
- Stainless Steel Heat Deflectors
- Comparatively Low Heat Output (Maximum)
- Not the taste of charcoal
This Unit might be on the expensive side of grills, but if you are looking for sophistication and convenience in a gas grill, then this product would be your ideal grilling companion. Perfect for a memorable family meal or even a backyard BBQ with your friends, this Weber is a portable three-burner gas grill that is well equipped with a host of features to offer you the perfect BBQ experience in your own home. With the capacity to cook meals serving 5 - 7 people, Weber also provides a ten-year warranty on its GS4 Grilling System and all its stainless steel parts which are good enough for the amount of money that you will be spending. You can work your magic under the lid and cook up a tasty sauce or side dish in one go. Weber Brand has been a family name for over half a century, and they have made it a point to stand out by bringing you some of the best gas grills available in the country.
As a reviewer, according to many users, you will need 3 people ideally if you want to unpack the grill quickly. Make sure that you remove all content from inside the cabinet and from under the grill lid before 2 of you lift the grill of the plastic base it comes in. You should remove all protective film off the stainless steel grill parts before installing. Do not under any circumstance use power tools for assembly and make sure the grill is kept on a flat and even surface.
Is it possible to use wood chips to get the smokey effect?
According to Weber, you can use wood chips in a smoker box or even a tin with the LX S-340 so that the smokey flavor is combined to your grilled masterpiece.
What is the highest temperature that you can get?
The grill has been designed to get up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit when the burners are high.
Where should you attach the iGrill accessory?
Ideally, it should be installed where the LED tank scale display is located. You can remove the LED display and replace the area with the iGrill 3.
Does the grill have 3 burners altogether?
It has 3 burners on the grill and an additional side burner for pots and pans to make those mouth-watering sauces.
Do we get a Weber Grill Cover with the purchase?
No. You will have to purchase a grill cover separately.
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