32" Big Bad
The 32" Big Bad is the second largest member of the Komodo family designed to cook for large groups yet still be user-friendly for everyday cooks. With over 12 square feet of total grilling surface available to choose from, there’s plenty of room at all four levels. Boasting a whopping 128 lbs of 304 stainless this grill is nothing short of decadent indulgence. This grill represents the pinnacle of what’s possible in a charcoal grill.
Comes standard with multi layered insulated body and four 3/8” 304 stainless steel grates that can be used in four cooking positions, SS charcoal basket, SS drip pan, 2 pair of heat deflectors one for browning, rotisserie shaft system (roti ready), Auto Temp control fan faceplate (BBQ Guru/Rocks Stokker), Teak and stainless BBQ Guru plug, side accessory plates, grill hanger. Spare kit with extra knobs, gaskets, matching tiles, springs, plugs etc.. Total 304 Stainless 128 lbs
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Standard square tiles
Pebble shaped tiles and Bronze metallic tiles
The BB32 is designed for both durability and performance. It is cast using refractory cements, these are the same materials industries use for all high temperature containment from blast furnaces to nuclear facilities.
This is the inside of the grill and has a dense durable refractory material. the firebox is the same material.
This is a vermiculite based insulation that is fortified with AeroGel the world's most efficient insulation.
The grill is jacketed with glazed ceramic tiles to protect the lightweight vermiculite insulation. A high tech insulation with nano ceramic spheres is used both as the adhesive and grout. This material is elastomeric and will flex as the grill expands when heated.
|Height (open)||60″||(152 cm)|
|Height (to lip)||34 2/3″||(88 cm)|
|Width (Body):||36 1/4″||(92 cm)|
|Max width (legs):||37 3/4″||(96 cm)|
|Depth:||33 1/16″||(84 cm)|
|Depth: (open)||37 1/2″||(95 cm)|
Gross Weight: 1,128 lbs (crated with all components)
Net Weight: 968 lbs (with all components)
Net Weight: 918 lbs (with grills)
Lid: 194 lbs
Base: 512 lbs
The BB32 comes rotisserie ready. There is a sleeve on the inside left wall of the grill with a spring loaded plate and a sleeve on the right with a socket on the inside. The drive shaft has two bearings and sockets on both ends. One inside and one outside. The motor is mounted on the side accessory plate..and drives the outside socket which drives the roti..
The BB32 uses a 27" long cradle that is 10" wide. It has two adapters to reduce the cradle to both 8" for turkeys and rib roasts and 6" for chickens.
All KK grills come plug and play ready for temperature control devices. These use fans and probes to control airflow/temperature. Just set your target grill temperature and walk away. Some models use wifi to send both your grill and meat's temps to your smart phone. The two most popular ones are the BBQ Guru (theBbqGuru.com) and the Stoker (RocksBarbque.com)
The Handle and Latch Mechanism
The grill has an interlocking lip with a collapsable silicone gasket. This latch has a roller bearing and a two position catch. When you close the grill it catches on the first position. Firmly press the paddle towards the grill and the bearing rolls up and over the cam pulling the grill snugly closed and making an absolutely airtight seal. Click on images to enlarge.
Rear Hinge assembly
The rear hinge assembly is produced using state of the art CNC machines. Brushed 304 stainless is digitally laser cut then folded, creating pieces with uniformity previously unavailable. A bit overkill for a grill but is absolutely beautiful if you appreciate mechanical craftsmanship.
Two Piece Firebox
KK's patented Two-Piece firebox No avoiding physics.. The firebox needs to expand when heated. This design prevents the cracking that plagues traditional ceramic grills.
1/4″ 304 stainless steel charcoal basket makes it easy to remove ash and unburned charcoal. Shown with optional basket splitter installed.
3/8″ / 9mm, 304 stainless Main Grate countersunk from the lip, which keeps unruly meat on the grill and prevents you from closing the lid on your food. The front half moon can be opened, which lets you add smoking wood during low and slow cooks.
3/8″ / 9mm, 304 stainless Half Main Grate lets you have two levels of direct heat while using the upper grate flipped over and down on the charcoal basket.. Best used with the charcoal basket splitter accessory at 50%
3/8″ / 9mm, 304 stainless Lower Sear Grate Puts the meat down near the coals for effortless browning and searing. The front half moon is removable, which lets you add smoking wood during low and slow cooks.
3/8″ / 9mm, 304 stainless Upper/Reversible Sear Grate gives you additional space for low and slow cooks, raises your food up into the radiant heat zone (from the ceiling) for browning everything from chickens to pizza to bread. Upper grill can be used over the rib rack.