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  • Stock Update
    Posted on: 23/06/22

    Containers are now unloaded and we are dispatching back orders at present. Pick ups are now available from our Sunshine Coast warehouse and freight rates to pretty much all of SEQ are much better than previously (Sunshine Coast rates are yet to be updated so call us first as we will do much better than the calculator is showing) so this a great opportunity while stocks last.

  • New Stock Arrival Imminent
    Posted on: 18/05/22

    At long last our containers are arriving over the coming weekend and we should have them unloaded a week or so after that. A fair amount is pre-sold but there will still be availability of all combos excepting any single fridge models. These will be available in 2-3 months. Any questions please don't hesitate to give us a call.

    Posted on: 24/04/22

    We have one display unit still available at our Blacktown warehouse. It is the ChefMaster-R6 combo which has been heavily discounted. Pick up only - there is no packaging. For full details go to the Damaged / Run Out Specials tab on the right side of this page.

  • Stock Update
    Posted on: 25/11/21

    Just to let everyone know that we have some stock left of all build in BBQs plus the Eclipse and pizza oven. Also a couple of the 6 burner BBQ/sink combos and also a few ChefMaster-6 BBQs. We will not receive our summer order until the new year and prices are set to rise sharply.

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Caring for your BlueTongue Stainless Steel Barbecue or Outdoor Kitchen

To keep your BBQ looking like it was the day it was purchased will require a little regular care and maintenance.

Before First Use

When your BBQ is delivered it may have protective film on some of the panels and or a factory residue. You will need to peel off any film and then clean any residue off using a high quality stainless steel cleaner such as “Hillmark Steel Kleen”

It is important to ensure that all marks/fingermarks etc. are cleaned off the BBQ surfaces prior to first use to avoid these becoming permanently etched into the panelling.

Before your first use, wash all BBQ plates, grills, warming racks and rotisserie rods/forks in warm soapy water and thoroughly rinse in clear water.

There is no need to season enamel coated cast iron plates or stainless steel grills.

Your BBQ should be run in on a medium heat for approximately 10 minutes prior to its first use.

Regular Maintenance

For subsequent cleaning of your BBQ plates and grills, we recommend removing them (once cooled down) from the BBQ and immersing them in cold, very soapy water in a laundry tub or large plastic bin. A normal kitchen scourer will have your plates clean in no time at all. (Using cold water will stop the grease attaching itself to either the laundry tub walls and bottom or your hands. Instead, it will coagulate with the soap suds and will then be drained away)  Then simply rinse off in clear warm water and rest them upright outside the BBQ for half an hour to dry.

Removing the plates will also give you easy access for cleaning of the combustion box area where baked on fat may require an oven cleaner that is safe on stainless steel, or some fine grade steel wool to remove the build up. Always rinse well when using chemicals in your BBQ. Occasionally, you should also remove the flame tamers and wash them the same way as the plates and grills.

Do not use abrasive cleaners or scourers of any type on screen printed areas of the control panel as you risk rubbing off the printing over time. A sponge and warm soapy water is all that is needed to clean this area.

Stainless steel, contrary to its name, can be tarnished and corroded by impurities in the air and acid rain and is therefore not warranted to be immune from such. However, with simple and regular cleaning by wiping down with a soft cloth and warm soapy water followed, once dry, by an application of a good quality stainless steel cleaner/preserver, you will keep your BBQ looking great for many many years.

If you do ever need to use a heavier duty cleaner to remove corrosion spots caused by pollens, salts and tannins etc, normal household Jif applied to a damp soft cloth will generally do the trick. Don’t forget – always rub in the same direction as the grain in the steel and never in a circular motion.

And remember – always replace your BBQ cover once your BBQ has cooled down and gas is turned off – at the bottle first and then the burners.

Gas Bottle

Keep the gas bottle upright at all times (particularly when transporting) and store in a well ventilated area. Gas bottles are certified for use for 10 year periods and will require recertifying once they reach this age.

When transporting, keep car windows open and do not carry the gas bottle in a plastic crate as static electricity can build up.

When connecting the bottle to the BBQ spray both connections and valve area with soapy water and check that no bubbles appear. If bubbles do appear, it indicates that there is a gas leak and you will need to check all fittings and rubber seals for signs of damage. Ensure the gas hose does not have a kink in it. Also remember that many gas fittings are a reverse (or left hand) thread. This is usually indicated by notches in the brass nut.

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