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Old 08-29-2013, 04:31 PM
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Default open mouth grill - plastic v metal?

Looking to get a black open mouth grill. What are the benefits of metal to plastic?

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After a couple of summers, that plastic is going to get brittle and break/crack very easy. Think about it, your name isn't MaximumPlasticExpress after all.
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+1 on the steel! As RogerRamJet said, the plastic will eventually crack much easier and you'll regret buying it.
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hahahaha this is true. thanks guys for the info, very helpful!
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