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Old 12-01-2005, 04:39 AM   #1
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My second post! I live outside Charlotte, NC. Anyone know of a place where I can get a cover for a Bandera? I have checked a lot of Home Depots, Lowes, and Wal-Marts. So far unsuccessful.

For those using a tarp, are you getting any rust build up? I noticed that some folks are using xtra large covers from other grills.

If need be, mail order would work, but I come up blank there as well after doing a search. I did search on this website as well and notice that the standard covers have fuzz problems.

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Old 12-01-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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I got an XL cover from the Evil Empire over a year ago. It's made of heavy duty cloth/canvas/something. It doesn't cover the very bottom of the smoke chamber but it takes care of the firebox.

As for rust, my firebox doesn't have any paint left on top. I spray it with oil during each cook and one day, perhaps, I'll brush it down and paint it, just so I can watch it burn off again.

The rest of the 'Dera doesn't have any rust.
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Old 12-01-2005, 10:44 AM   #3
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The fuzz problem was on the earlier covers. and you can also get the ones without the liners. U can try the brinkman, NB or charbroil websites. Academy carries them occasionally, you may have to get one for the smoke king deluxe, which should fit.. But all in all , most just use a tarp and bungies.
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Old 12-01-2005, 10:48 AM   #4
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Here's the one I bought:

http://www.brinkmann.net/Shop/Detail...+Covers&id=500

It's for the Brinkman Smoke King Deluxe. Fits real good on the Bandera.
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Old 12-01-2005, 11:29 AM   #5
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I have fuzz problems with mine too and I just got it in August. I got it from Academy.
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Old 12-01-2005, 07:24 PM   #6
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Old 12-02-2005, 04:19 AM   #7
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Bandera cover from Charbroil is a piece of chit. Maybe you wouldn't have the cracking problem down in NC but up here in the northland where it gets cold, the cover I had didn't last one winter. Charbroil did step up to the plate though and refunded my purchase. I now use a tarp and bungies, works great, just not pretty.
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Old 12-02-2005, 04:48 AM   #8
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anyone know a good seamstress, seems like it should not be too awful hard to make a cover for the dera outta what ever you want.
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