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.
This plate has three stainless steel aircraft bolts that mate to threaded stainless sleeves welded to the internal strap. These are used to attach the side tables and rotisserie motor bracket.
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.
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" or 6.35mm 304 Stainless steel rod tig welded basket. This is a very easy way to handle your charcoal and ash. Just grab the handles and shake.
The draft door has a spring loaded airflow dial that lets you visually reproduce various settings. The volume of airflow is dependent on the setting and how freely the exhaust leaves the chimney creating vacuum. The 32" Big Bad has two draft doors the others one. The rods at the rear are purposely adjusted to create tension to hold the door firmly against the frame. Just a firm jiggle and the door will open for maximum airflow.
3/8" / 9mm, 304 stainless Lower Sear Grill 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 Main Grill 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 Upper / Reversible Sear Grill 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.