First time using the newly obtained Smoke Hollow grill. I can tell the metal is thin and it probably won't last more than a few years, but it's a great design concept. I especially like the fact I can raise the charcoal platform to right underneath the grill grate to get a super hot sear. I also like that there is a gap area around the platform that automatically creates a cooler zone that I could move the food to. This is the first time I've used charcoal in probably over 15 years, and it was awesome! The steaks didn't take on too much of a smoke flavor I think because of the strong marinade (KC Masterpiece Steakhouse Marinade) but the hot dogs definitely tasted better than just being done on a propane grill.