cleaning American Range Performer

palomalouNovember 3, 2013

Those who have one, how is cleaning it?

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mrsdindinbaby

Bump

    Bookmark   November 11, 2013 at 11:41PM
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palomalou

Dindin, I guess we are out of luck. :(

    Bookmark   November 21, 2013 at 11:32AM
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mrsdindinbaby

Just looked at one this weekend and it looked very easy. It's open burner, but has a pan under the burners that can hold about a quart of water. The pan is removable and dishwasher safe. I'm sold

    Bookmark   November 21, 2013 at 11:38AM
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Fori is not pleased

Buy one and report back, please. :)

    Bookmark   November 21, 2013 at 5:18PM
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jwvideo

Have you looked at these sites and videos?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o1h_xwlCtc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3K2DR2ub1sA

http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/797110

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/appl/msg0816261823014.html

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/appl/msg1119444030347.html

There are lots more discussions but, if you haven't already found these, they sholuld get you started,

This post was edited by JWVideo on Tue, Nov 26, 13 at 18:34

    Bookmark   November 21, 2013 at 9:46PM
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mrsdindinbaby

Thank you JW, I've seen those, but it would still be nice to get some feedback from the field. Fori,I definitely will report back after purchase, but it will be a while as we are just starting our build.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2013 at 10:27PM
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palomalou

I shall also report. Ours will be installed right after Christmas. Ended up deciding to get what I wanted rather than a more budget choice, but ended up not spending much more money after all. Don't believe the prices you see on websites--lots of places will deal.

    Bookmark   November 24, 2013 at 1:11PM
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mrsdindinbaby

Palomaulo-While this goes against ALL of my Midwest values, would you share where you got yours and how much you saved? My email is gow1andrea@gmail.com if you'd rather not say here

    Bookmark   November 24, 2013 at 2:06PM
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Golden David

Say the price here even if not the business name.

    Bookmark   November 24, 2013 at 9:12PM
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palomalou

$3200 or $3300 (don't remember precisely) at AJ Madison. I also got a hood there. Their site now shows $3699.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 9:57AM
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Golden David

Thanks. Fwiw I got a 36" 6 burner for 4399 (the old UMRP) after the mfg bumped the UMRP to 4999 this past July. It's always worth asking.

Still haven't cleaned it yet though sorry OP.

    Bookmark   November 25, 2013 at 11:05AM
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palomalou

Golden I hope you love yours!

    Bookmark   November 28, 2013 at 9:09AM
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palomalou

I finally have a report! I have not yet used the wok on it, but have been delighted with everything I have made. Regarding the cleaning, the black surface doesn't LOOK so different from the black surface on the Wolf AG (the burner pans) but it cleans like a dream! In time, I'll post a more detailed cooking review too.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2014 at 5:09PM
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Bungalow14

I totally agree that the AR Performer is a snap to clean. Pull the grates off, wipe 'em down, and then wipe down the burner heads and pans. I use a microfiber cloth wet with mild dish soap. If you want to be really thorough, wash the pans in the sink or send them through the DW. Piece of cake!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2014 at 11:16AM
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Fori is not pleased

Thanks for the update!

    Bookmark   June 10, 2014 at 11:31AM
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robguz24

Just got my 36" LP Performer. I live 1/2 mile from the ocean and everything rusts very quickly, so I want to know about proper care of the burner heads and grates. Do they need to be seasoned and how should I do it? I had similar coated grates on my LG and they rusted and pitted in the first year. Should I be oiling this parts?

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Synergy451

Here is a websight with video outlining the performer series unit and the difference between innovection and standard convection. It will also illustrate how easy the burners are to clean.

Here is a link that might be useful: authorized american range dealer and info on american range performer series innovection

    Bookmark   December 15, 2014 at 1:35AM
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alexrander

Spam alert- This dealer is lying - and should not be advertising on this forum. Other brands convection work just the same. And Innovection is just a made up word- stop the sales hype!

    Bookmark   December 15, 2014 at 2:19AM
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hvtech42

Synergy451: Please stop dredging up old threads. If you have advice or input to offer on a current thread, feel free, but bumping up old threads where the original poster made their decision or gotten their question answered long ago is not helpful. Also, Gardenweb has a no advertising policy, which you are violating by linking to your website.

Here is a link that might be useful: Businesses Using the Forums

    Bookmark   December 15, 2014 at 12:11PM
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