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Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill

Model #12301388

Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill

Model #12301388

Looking to take your charcoal grilling on the go? Look no further than the Portable CB500X® charcoal grill. You can control the heat with the adjustable fire grate and dampers. Other features include a removable ash pan and lid mounted temperature gauge. And the grill is covered under warranty for 1 year.


  • Adjustable fire grate

    Control the heat level at the cooking grate by placing your charcoal pan in one of several preset positions.

  • 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.)

  • 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.

  • Removable Ash Pan

    Convenient pull-out drawer catches ash for simple clean-ups when you're done cooking.

  • Warranty

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


  • Manufacturer: Char-Broil
  • Lid Style: Domed Porcelain
  • Body Style: No Cabinet

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Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Grill I received this grill for as a gift several years ago. It has been the best portable grill I have ever had. The construction and durability of it is top notch. I seen the review with concerns about the plastic caps. I used this grill weekly if not more than that for years and never had a problem. I don't take time to write reviews on things but I felt like this grill was worth the time.
Date published: 2014-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great solution for Home and RV! I purchased this grill because it is well built and portable and has many features that other grills don't have. I particularly like the catch tray that makes it easy to dispose of charcoal ash and any food drippings before storing. The access door allows one to easily add and adjust charcoal placement, another handy feature. I have used it when on the road in the RV, and now am taking it to the house when not on the road because it is so versatile and does a great job. Great value for a great product!
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for RV We have owned several of these (wore out several) and they are perfect for RVing. Stores neatly in the basement area. A great grill if you are a charcoal person.
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my everyday grill!!!!! I've owned this grill for a year now and it is the best grill I have ever owned. I have a larger grill with 3 times the surface cooking area and I have rarely used it since I purchased this grill. I was hesitant because of reviews complaining about the plastic cap and missing screws and poor packaging. I was surprised when I got mine because I have had none of these problems. I use the recommended amount of charcoal and start the fire in a chimney. No melting caps, just great food.
Date published: 2016-03-11
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do you have a travel bag that fits this grill? Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill Model Number: 12301388

Asked by: JazzRider
We apologize, but there is not a travel bag that will fit this CB500X Portable Charcoal Grill.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-07-27

Is the body of the grill made of cast iron or steel? If steel, what gauge is it? Country of manufacture? Thank you!

Asked by: nikopir
This Portable CB500X is made of cold rolled steel and is manufactured in China.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-07-13

I just purchased this product and it was okay on the assembly part except the hinge connects to the base. There is no flexibility to place it between the two holes.

Asked by: suzette
Please follow this link ( or give us a call at 1-800-241-7548 and we will be able to look into this.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-07-13

Do you make a stand for the char broil 500X portable grill? I do not travel a lot but would love to have a stand for my deck. Also the grill said for charcoal but could wood for smoking?

Asked by: everyones mom
We do not have a stand available that will support this Portable CB500X Charcoal Grill. Wood can be used with this grill.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-06-28
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