Adjustable gas grill burner and method of making and using the same

  • US 8,875,693 B2
  • Filed: 12/21/2012
  • Issued: 11/04/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/06/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An adjustable gas grill burner comprising:

  • a first tubular member having;

    a first tubular wall, a first tubular wall inner surface, a first tubular wall outer surface,a first tubular wall thickness extending from the first tubular wall inner surface to the first tubular wall outer surface,a first tubular member first end engagable with agas grill burner fuel source, anda first tubular member second end opposite the first tubular member first end, said first tubular member second end being open; and

    an adjustable air shutter proximate said first tubular member first end, said adjustable air shutter being designed so that a user can adjust an amount of air flow into said first tubular member; and

    a second tubular member having;

    a second tubular wall, a second tubular wall inner surface, a second tubular wall outer surface,a second tubular wall thickness extending from the second tubular wall inner surface to the second tubular wall outer surface,a second tubular member first end movably engaged with said first tubular member second end, anda second tubular member second end opposite the second tubular member first end, said second tubular member second end being closed;

    wherein (i) said first tubular member, (ii) said second tubular member, or (iii) both said first tubular member and said second tubular member comprises two rows of aligned gas outlet holes extending through the first or second tubular wall thickness, each of said two rows of aligned gas outlet holes being positioned along opposite sides and along a length of said first or second tubular member, andwherein said first tubular member and said second tubular member are movably engaged with one another so as to adjust (i) an overall length of said adjustable gas grill burner, and (ii) an overall number of gas outlets within each row of aligned gas outlet holes.

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