Breakaway BBQ Truck / X-Grill
So you’ve got an outdoor kitchen that you’re pretty proud of, complete with stainless steel grill, side burner, maybe even a little fridge. That’s cool. Can you drive it to a tailgate party?
You can drive this one. With the push of a button, this entire tanker opens up revealing a traveling kitchen inside, complete with a four-burner stove, 42-inch grill and stainless steel prep counter. This is the one-of-a-kind breakaway BBQ truck, aka the X-Grill.
How’d a truck like this get built? It just took a couple of guys with a big idea, a little bit of cash and some extra time. Ken Foster, owner of Hall Oil and grill store Breakaway Barbecue Grills in South Dennis, Massachusetts started planning the mobile grill in 2012 when he started collaborating with Gary Webb, of Gary’s Truck Equipment in neighboring Harwich. They based the Breakaway truck on an old 1987 Ford LN8000 chassis (1987 incidentally was the same year the Ken Foster founded Breakaway BBQ Grills). It cost them about $40,000 to outfit the truck with all of the cooking mods. Now, they drive their “Breakaway” BBQ Truck a.k.a. “X-Grill” around to advertise their businesses. They also rent it out for private parties and fundraisers. It makes about 50 appearances per year, which is about once every weekend. And yep, we’re pretty sure it would make for a heck of a tailgate centerpiece.
Weight: 15,780 LBS
Length: 300 Inches
Height: 163 Inches
Fuel Capacity: 50 Gallons Diesel
Propane Capacity: 6,928,500 BTUs
Water Capacity: 50 Gallons
Hot Dog Capacity: 1750/hour
Content Courtesy of: Technabob.com
Photos Courtesy of: Fleetowner.com
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