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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 4.6667 out of 5 by 3.
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 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
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the Price I got this grill about a month ago easy to put together too took me about 45 mins I had the table top smoker by char grill cooked on that one all year round too This grill has a lot more space too. I would say to those who want one look around Lowes matches the price too .It took less then four days to get to me .I ordered the grill on the august 24th was to arrive the 2nd of sept but got it on the 38th of august
Date published: 2015-09-06
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what rotisserie goes with the Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill

Asked by: nancybu
We are on our 3rd CB500X and, Yes, you can use a rotisserie with it. You must first take the cooking grids out. Don't know if they still sell the rotisserie, it was an extra feature that we ordered and we use ours for Cornish Game Hens.
Answered by: Derby Girl
Date published: 2015-08-26

What are the dementions and weight of this product?  What is it made out of?

Asked by: Red6280
This grill measures 24"W x 16"D x 16"H and weighs 34 pounds. It is made of cold rolled steel.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-05-07

Please tell me the exact dimensions of the actual cooking grills for the Portable CB500X® Charcoal Grill.  Also, is the the same grill that is on Amazon (Char-Broil "CB Collection" Table Top Grill)?  Thanks...

Asked by: sgranat
Each cooking grate for this grill measures 13.42"L x 8.62"W. There are two. Yes. This is the same grill shown on Amazon.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-02-12

There is a large round hole on the bottom right side with three small screw holes around it.  What is this for?  Is there a missing damper?

Asked by: aucpa75
Are you sure that this charcoal grill is the correct model for your grill? Please give us a call at 1-800-241-7548 so that we can best investigate this.
Answered by: DustinR
Date published: 2016-04-16
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