The GrillGun: A high-power torch, designed to light your Charcoal Grill… NOW!
Never before has lighting your outdoor charcoal grill, chiminea, fireplace, campfire, or anything else been so much fun, so cool, and so fast. The GrillGun lights your grill in just a couple of minutes, while being entirely portable, easy to use, with a great feel in the hand – all this while looking awesome. Virtually everyone that I’ve shown it to has said, “I want one! That is the most rock-awesome torch I’ve ever seen!” I will be absolutely amazed if this isn’t the biggest “Gotta Have” item to ever be supported by crowdfunding.
“Ladies…and…Gentlemen, start your Grills!”
Everyone desires the great taste and health benefits of charcoal grilling, but they’re are put off by how insufferably long it takes to start the grill.
For decades people like me, determined to have the best possible grilling without the wait, have used high powered torches to light their charcoal, but they’re clunky, scary, and awkward to use. The oddness of using a roofing or weed torch to start a grill, sort of puts people off, so consequently they’ve never become a “thing” when it comes to charcoal grilling. Furthermore, most other high power torches need to be lit with a handheld spark-igniter, so prepare to singe your arm hairs if you use one of those kinds of torches.
Consequently, many people have abandoned their inner desires, and “settled” for gas grilling. All that’s about to change.
The GrillGun is a 400,000+ BTU torch that delivers ultra-clean burning, ultra-hot flame directly to the charcoal, lighting it in a couple of minutes. It’s self-igniting, portable, safe and easy-to-use, and durable. It feels good and well-balanced in the hand. It also has multiple uses beyond just grilling: lighting chimineas, outdoor fireplaces, campfires, bonfires, etc. It may just become the premier, most utilitarian torch in America.
Finally, a high powered, quick way to light your grill without looking like a nerd!
When people realize they can have healthy, delicious food, cooked over real hardwood charcoal, in less time than gas grilling, there is going to be a new revolution in grilling. Now would be a good time to invest in charcoal grills, but only after you help me start this revolution by supporting this crowdfunding campaign.
So I’m an engineer and I decided enough is enough. If I was ever going to have my Dream Torch, I was going to have to design it and build it myself. First I asked friends and family to help me create a list of features that would make it the absolutely most rock-awesome torch that everyone would want to own.
- It had to have a built in spark igniter, for safety and convenience. CHECK!
- It had to be really hot to get the charcoal going super fast, 400,000+ BTU. CHECK!
- It had to be more efficient than other high power torches. CHECK!
- It had to run on small portable propane bottles for portability. CHECK!
- It had to attach to economical 20lb propane tanks for stationary use. CHECK!
- It had to completely consume its fuel and produce an entirely blue flame. CHECK!
- It had to be made of high-quality materials and last a long time. CHECK!
- It had to be easy and intuitive to operate. CHECK!
- It had to be able to be used safely. CHECK! (See “Safety” section below)
- It had to be fun and able to be used spontaneously when friends dropped by. CHECK!
- It had to look really cool, so that friends would see it and want one too. CHECK!
This was a tall order, but the resulting GrillGun hits every one of these marks. Consequently is the only torch of its kind. Nothing else out there has all these design elements. It’s an amazing tool that you’ll want on your birthday list, Father’s Day list, Graduation list, Christmas list.. It’s truly a “Best in Class” torch.
Fun, Time, Taste, Health and Happiness
Fun – It’s hard to describe how fun it is to operate a GrillGun and use it to start all types of fires. It is lightweight, comfortable to hold and easy to use, plus it looks and sounds like a jet air plane.
Time – Now you can wait for your friends to arrive before you start the grill, because whenever you want dinner, you just start the grill and your cooking in minutes instead of half. Not only is it the fastest way to grill over charcoal. but it is even faster than cooking on a gas grill.
Taste and Health – The output from the GrillGun is fully consumed propane gas, in other words, pure fire, pure heat, no hydrocarbon contamination from any petrochemicals poured onto your charcoal or emitted from your gas grill burners. This makes for the best tasting, most healthy, most beneficial hardwood charcoal grilling available.
Happiness – Philosophically, happiness comes from true friendships. The GrillGun facilitates friendships on a multitude of levels — visiting with friends on the porch while the grill is sizzling and the kids are playing, camping at the lake with your children and grand-children, tailgating with college friends before the big game, the romantic dinner for two under the moon-lit night sky — and all of these made painless and easy with the amazing GrillGun. And even if it’s just you and you’re a single person… using this fun tool just relieves your stress from the day and makes you feel good.
As long as GrillBlazer is in the start-up phase of it’s business, all we can do is take orders and make them as fast as possible. We intend to be supplying product to our customers in high volume before Christmas 2019. Be the first to get in line to grab one of these babies, as they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. The table below will be updated at the first of each month.
Our manufacturing companies need a minimum financial commitment from us to get started on a large manufacturing run. This is why we have set our funding goal at $400,000. If we don’t raise the base amount, then we can’t deliver the products at an affordable price. It’s that simple. We could double the cost of the premiums and cut the goal in half, but then we would likely have fewer backers.
Manufacturing and administrative costs for starting a company capable of producing and delivering products like the GrillGun require an enormous amount of capital. Traditional investment firms, Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors have no frame of reference for funding a project like this since are no similar products out there.
The crowdfunding platform offers many backers, “risk free”, the ability to support new and innovative ideas like this one. As long as we entrepreneurs are honest with you, then you have no risk. We at GrillBlazer are being thoroughly honest and trustworthy with you. We ran the numbers and that’s what it takes deliver as promised. We have to have volume to drive costs down and $400,000 is the minimum number it will take to make it happen, so vote with your dollars, and we will win.
Please back us and spread the word.
The only real risk associated with this campaign is that we might not get enough backers in the allotted time to make it happen. Really that’s it. As hard as that is to imagine, if people don’t get the word out and the campaign doesn’t make its minimum, then the GrillGun will have to find another way to the market which will likely be much slower and more expensive.
Backers are at no risk in this campaign. As you well know, if the campaign minimum is not met, then all the backers get their money back, and no one gets a GrillGun. If it does reach the required threshold, then we are off and running, and if you’ve opted for a premium in which you receive a GrillGun, then you receive what you wanted.
This isn’t wishful thinking here. The GrillGun works, and the manufacturer is ready to work out production kinks and then produce in them in high volume. We have geared up for very high volume manufacturing so everyone will be happy. All we need now is financial support to “get-r-done”. That’s not to say that we’re naive about start-up delays and we fully expect to have our fair share of them, but we’ve baked that into the calendar in our delivery estimates, so we don’t anticipate coming back to you asking for forgiveness and patience.
As the founder of GrillBlazer, I can tell you with great confidence that I’ve been doing this sort of new product development for decades for other companies that I’ve worked for, so I know the pitfalls and how to avoid them, this is not my first rodeo.