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Weber Genesis II LX E440

Weber Genesis II LX E440 Questions & Answers

LPG, NG
5.0 from 5 reviews

5 questions from our users

Hadi

Hadiasked

Sorry just checking this comes with the igrill 3?

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Weber
Weber Barbecues A.Weber

Hi Hadi, the Genesis II LX E440 Premium comes with the iGrill 3 and rotisserie; the Genesis II LX E440 does not. The premium barbecue comes as a kit, which includes the above.

You can see it here: https://www.weber.com/AU/en/barbecues/premium-gas-range/genesis-ii-series/genesis-lx-e440-lp-black-premium/62014324-P.html?cgid=40#start=1


lou

louasked

Hi, I read somewhere that this bbq is discontinued and I don't see it on the weber web site. And if it is why?
Thanks

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geehaw
geehaw

People complained there was no sear capability so the new replacement model now has a sear burner. If you cook thinner cuts of meat, a sear capability would be nice. I typically cook thick cuts and never really required a sear capability.

Weber
Weber Barbecues A.Weber

Hi Lou, that is not correct. We still have and sell these barbecues currently in most Australian and NZ stores. You can find information on it here: https://www.weberbbq.com.au/barbecues/premium-gas/genesis-ii-lx/genesis-ii-lx-e440/

Annette H.
Annette H.

The new Weber Genesis 2 models are expected to arrive in Australia around July/August. They have been available in the US since November 2018. The LX models were expensive in the US compared to the E-310, which also made them less popular.


james811

james811asked

I just read online somewhere that the LX E440 was replaced due to complaints there wasn’t enough heat to seat steaks and there is now a genesis model with a dedicated sear station called E435?

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geehaw
geehaw

Admittedly when grilling thinner steaks or lamb chops a searing burner would be beneficial. I typically grill 1in thick steaks and use max heat on the burners with no problems cooking the perfect steak. You can overcook the thinner steaks if you wait for the outside to have that seared appearance. Having said that, the total power of the 440 was 52k btu vs 48k for the 435 so not sure how that affects roasting. I have made the perfect pork roasts with excellent crackling on my 440.

stuff
stuff

James
Haven’t come across either the e435 or the problem. I have had zero problems with my bbq. I cook steak, roasts, sausages, in beef, pork, chicken. I do the veggies and I have Cooke pizzas all with no problems at all.

I do allow the bbq to get to 250 before I put my meat on, that is plenty to sear the meat.


Peter B

Peter Basked

I am unsure if best to purchase natural gas (it is plumbed to BBQ space) or LPG. Does anyone have experience? Is NG as hot as LPG? Thanks

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stuff
stuff

Hi

I’ve never ran a Weber on LPG, I’ve always had mine plumbed into the natural gas mains. When I bought my first bbq, they told me the natural gas burns a bit cooler.

I have had zero problems with heat, I follow the provided instructions and all the times and temperatures seem to work. The convenience of not having to worry about how much gas I have left far outweighs any concerns I may have had.

Mike

geehaw
geehaw

Flame Temp: Fº LPG 3573 Natural Gas: 3542, not a big difference. For the same type of burner (or BBQ) the result will be approx. the same.
LPG has significantly more BTU's so you use less to produce the same heat (the jets for LPG are smaller), However Natural Gas is typically significantly cheaper and the net effect is Natural Gas is cheaper to run. Plus the benefit of not having to change bottles.

Weber
Weber Barbecues A.Weber

Hi Peter, both gas types produce an almost identical result and heat levels. It is more up to personal preference as to which one you choose. Thanks!


TS1

TS1asked

Was the setup/build of the BBQ worth the $? I got quoted $180

1 answer
Weber
Weber Barbecues A.Weber

Hi TS1, if you have any questions on pricing, please let us know on 1300 301 290.

Thanks!


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