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Charcoal Grill 780

Model #16302039

Charcoal Grill 780

Model #16302039

The new cooking system in Char-Broil’s charcoal grills utilizes a patented tray that make it easy to control cooking temperature, by creating more efficient burning and less wasted heat. This system empowers you to deliver your desired cooking results without compromising on your grilling experience.


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Product Features

  • Side Shelf

    A handy place for your grilling tools and cooking accessories that doubles as extra workspace while you're cooking.

  • Clean Out Door

    Easily remove leftover ash from your firebox with the convenient door. Quick and easy clean-up

  • Charcoal

    Powered by charcoal briquettes or lump charcoal.

  • Lid-Mounted Temperature Gauge

    Keep track of pre-heat status and monitor the inside temperature of your grill. (Temperature gauge display may vary per model.)

  • Crank Adjustable Fire Grate

    Move your charcoal pan as close to the cooking grate as you want it with the adjustable crank lever.

  • Warranty

    We've got you covered on all grill parts for one year from your date of purchase.

  • Locking Casters

    Two of the grill's four wheels are locking casters, making the grill easy to move and stable once you've locked the wheels in place.

  • Damper

    Control the grill temperature by opening and closing the dampers. To burn hotter keep the damper open, to lower the temperature, partially close it.


Dimensions & Weight

  • Weight (lbs.) 84.0000

General Information

  • Model Number 16302039
Charcoal Grill 780 is rated 3.5517241379310347 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor design Grill grates do not quite fit on the firebox shelf, medium pressure of grill brush sends the grate into the coals. The adjustable fire shelf does not go down far enough to access it through the front door. Very disappointed with the quality of the design.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid grilling machine Assembly: pretty involving, i consider myself pretty handy and it took me atleast 2 hours to put this thing together. Don't plan on grilling the same night you start assembling Design/Quality: The quality good, everything is stamped metal. It's got 4 wheels, making it easy to manuver (my previous Charbroils had only 2). The vents on the cover are nice and large. Wish the bottom had bigger vents as well. The side-shelves are functional, but ugly, wish they had put more into aesthetics. Not sure how useful the bottom door is going to be, the ability to get more coal in there is pretty tight unless you have the right sized shovel. Pros: 1) Big size, lots of room to work with 2) Crank adjustable coal tray - good for searing meats. Can get those coals within 1 inch of the grill 3) Lots of venting options for controlling airflow 4) 4 separate grills make the grilling surface very modular 5) Easy to clean, because the coal tray is easy to remove. Cons: 1) The stamped metal side-shelves are ugly and collect rainwater 2) The crank mechanisms has lots of moving parts and seems like it won't hold up well out in the elements. Only time will tell 3) The coal tray is solid metal, only vented at the ridges. This makes the coals burn cooler and slower. This can be good or bad depending on what you're cooking 4) The Door is cool-looking, but not sure it would be too useful for adding more coal. Probably easier to just go thru the grills. Still good for getting more air into the grill though.
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great grill, good size I got this grill a couple weeks ago and have really enjoyed it so far. It's got a ton of surface area, so I was able to whip out a bunch of grilled veggies and meats for 10 guests pretty easily. The capacity is a definite plus. The multiple dampers and adjustable heat tray are a big help, too. Still trying to figure out the particulars, but overall it allows for a good deal of control over the temperature. The only thing I'd call out on this is that, due to the sheer size of it, it takes a ton of charcoal (more than I was used to, since my last one was a bit smaller). Seems obvious, but it is not only the surface area that requires this, but also the internal volume. It can take a bit longer to get to the desired closed temperature, especially for a chronic "open the grill and screw around with everything while it's cooking" type like myself. Oh, and the material used to coat the grates makes cleaning very easy. Overall, it's a great looking product that does its job very well, and is great for whenever you're hosting a large group.
Date published: 2016-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Grill with some minor Drawbacks This grill is great! I put it together fairly easily and used it to make chicken. The adjustable tray is cool, but the part that it rests on does not feel like it is strong enough to support lots of coal. I only used half of the tray and it seemed to droop a little.
Date published: 2016-04-22
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Infared ?

Asked by: Tim Will
No. Grill model # 16302039 is going to be a convection style charcoal grill.
Answered by: Devon P
Date published: 2016-10-11

The upper rack came off and I've lost my assembly manual. How do you put it back on?

Asked by: Mr Mole
Please follow this link ( to the product guide for this grill and view page nine for details on installing the warming rack.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-09-12

Bjt1here, forgot to list my grill model 780.I am miss my crank handle. Thanks.

Asked by: bjt1
The crankshaft kit for this grill is model # F039-045A. This part is available on our site. Give us a call at 1-800-241-7548 for more information.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-09-07

I recently relocated from Florida and during the move my cranking handled was lost. I've been trying to find the replacement part but unable to see it during my search on your website, can you help me?

Asked by: bjt1
The crankshaft kit for this grill is model # F039-045A. This part is available on our site.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-09-07
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