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Old 07-30-2012, 02:52 PM   #1
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Anyone ever use one of these rotisseries?

A Camping rotisserie.

Looks like a good idea. I like the idea of batteries. I like trying to stay more traditional and not use 120VAC or propane to cook dinners.

http://spitjack.com/product/GRIZZLY-...OTISSERIE.html
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Old 07-30-2012, 03:20 PM   #2
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I have used battery operated units similar to that before...just not that particular brand. They work as avertised BUT they do eat the batteries rather quickly. YMMV
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Old 09-10-2012, 11:22 AM   #3
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I used my battery operated rotisserie twice do far.

Make some chickens and a pork roast over the fire.

It worked great. I put a pie plate in front of the motor to keep the heat away from it and that worked well.

I also made a foil tent over the meat.

Both times the meat was excellent. I suggest using one of these for something different. I was easy and worked as advertised.
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We prefer making beer can chicken which requires no electricity at all. This picture doesn't show it but we later bought a stainless steel, two chicken holder from Cabela's which is a lot more convenient to use. Without it, it was sometimes difficult to get the chicken to stand up after sliding it over the beer can.

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Old 09-10-2012, 01:22 PM   #5
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The rotisserie uses batteries so you don't need to plug it in. 2 D Cells does the trick.
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Wow, I want that for dinner tonight! Camping next weekend... this would sure keep our site smelling fine in the afternoon.

I like making beercan chicken on the grill, but it always makes a greasy mess. I like cooking over the open flame though.
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