Blaze Prelude LBM 25-Inch 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill - BLZ-3LBM-LP
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Blaze gas grills have a lifetime warranty that warrants against any defects in the manufacturing and workmanship on the control valves, cooking grids, stainless steel housing, stainless steel burners, flame tamers, heat zone separators, and all other stainless steel components. All electrical and ignition components are covered for one (1) year after the date of purchase. Grills must be registered within thirty days for the warranty to apply. Labor not included.

Unlike the standard Blaze Grills, the Blaze Gas Grills BLZ-3-LBM(LP/NG), BLZ-4-LBM(LP/NG) can be used in multi-user applications, including but not limited to: apartment complexes, hotels, condo complexes, fire stations, police stations, multi-family dwellings, etc. For multi-user applications, Blaze applies the following warranty: Three (3) year warranty on stainless steel grill housing, stainless steel burners, cooking grids, control valves, and manifold assembles. A ninety (90) day warranty applies to all other components. This warranty replaces the lifetime warranty offered with residential use when grill is used in multi-user settings.

Refer to manufacturer's manual for full warranty details.

Customer Reviews (7)

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Susan
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★★★★★
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Great grill
Just got it in, love the grill.
 

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Marc
St Petersburg, FL
 
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7 years after purchase - great grill and customer service
Bought the grill in Sept 2014. We use it very frequently (3-4 times/week). Produces great heat.. Very satisfied with it over the years. Good value for the price. However, the stainless steel parts inside the grill are very corroded after 7 years of use. See photos. Not 316 stainless like much more expensive makes. I contacted customer service and they agreed to send new parts. I was quite surprised since I have bought many grills over the years and got nothing when they fell apart (cheaper grills so not unexpected). The burners are still okay, some corrosion but not affecting performance. I am now going to install the new parts and also add an exhaust hood.
 

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Ben
Marietta
 
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Love it!
Perfect freestanding grill for my backyard!
 

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David
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★★★★★
★★★★★
Best on the market
As advertised..no flare ups and quick balanced heat distribution
 

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Fooodlady
El Sobrante, CA
 
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★★★★★
This grill exceeds expectations
We are super pleased with this grill. We do not need a very large grill or a ton of bells and whistles, but It ticks all the boxes for us: The build /parts are high quality. It has the capability to add upgrades if we decide to down the road. It is easy to use. It heats to temp quickly, way faster than any grill we have had in the past. For a smaller grill it has enough height to grill an upright "beer can chicken". The drip tray is just like the one I have on my indoor stove which makes it super easy to clean. We have not had it long, so I cannot speak to durability yet, though my husband keeps commenting that it is even nicer than he was expecting. We had been hoping to purchase a grill made in the U.S., and somehow thought that Blaze grills were, but it turns out they are not. I did not research that well enough, so that is on me. If for some reason we had to purchase a new grill, I would try to find something made in the U.S. first, but if I could not find a comparable U.S. made grill I would definitely purchase another Blaze.
 

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John
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I would buy it again.
The grill works great. However, the Blaze Use and Care Guide has 10 words to explain how it needs to be installed. No diagrams. No detailed instructions on fit. Those 10 words do not tell if the grill needs to be sealed on the edges after it is resting on the lip of the frame. There are pages of warnings on gas and ventilation which is certainly necessary. But when rain water fills the drip pan during a storm it seems the more clear and detailed instructions are required on how it MUST be installed.
 

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Yvette
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Simple and easy
It's simple no frills.
 

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Expert Review

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The Skinny:
  • 304-grade stainless steel construction with outstanding metal thicknesses
  • Brilliant all-around cooking performance with bulletproof ignition
  • Multi-zone grilling so effortless, it feels like you’re cheating
  • Backed by a best-in-class warranty and multi-user warranty
  • Outstanding searing and baking power at 350 – 670 degrees Fahrenheit

Simply put? The Blaze Prelude is the perfect example of a Premium grill.

For this review, our irreplaceable Chef Tony put the Blaze Prelude Freestanding model through its paces in rigorous testing — such as XRF metal analysis, thermocouple heat inspection, and round upon round of roasting and searing. In his words: “It checks all the boxes.” We’re talking high performance, solid construction, rock-solid features, serious longevity, and that generous Blaze lifetime warranty.

Here's a question: are you a contractor? If so, we have special programs available on the Blaze Prelude and other products like it. Give our BBQGuys Pro team a ring at 1-877-298-6375 — chances are that our fine, friendly folks can supply you some great options.

Quality:

The Blaze Prelude boasts excellent construction with thick cooking rods, commercial-rated burners, and thoughtful design decisions.

First up, the Blaze Prelude is 304-grade stainless steel inside and out… minus a few key spots. The interior firebox, warming rack, drip pan, and inner panel of the double-walled lid are all 443-grade stainless steel. This is intentional. Such steel boasts higher titanium content than other grades, which means super strength and flexibility under extremely intense heat — leaving it less likely to crack, warp, or break welds under repeated conditions.

  • Not to mention the solid width of these pieces. Those thick 8mm cooking rods are solid stainless steel, wide enough to absorb and hold heat nicely (which means striking sear marks at high temperatures). Blaze Prelude grills also use 14-gauge, 304-grade perforated flame tamers that carefully guard your burners from drippings, vaporizing them on contact. Across the entire length of your firebox, your sensitive burner ports will remain grease-free and safe to operate. Plus, the Grease Management System features Lower Heat Baffle Design for serious convenience in clean-up.

  • Blaze Prelude LBM 8mm cooking rods

But let’s talk more about those burners. Welded into shape with robust quality and construction in mind, these 16-gauge, 304-grade stainless steel tubular burners are a new design from Blaze meant to really excel at this price point. Just to drive home their attention to excellence home, Blaze even made them commercial-quality, which was a nice touch Chef Tony appreciated. Combined with that multi-user warranty — more on that in a moment — this gives Blaze Prelude outstanding staying power every time the grill tongs change hands.

Performance:

Beyond roaring temperatures, Blaze Prelude provides searing hot temperatures and baking warmth inches apart.

After 20 minutes with all burners on high, Chef Tony clocked this Blaze gas grill at 670 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s plenty for the Premium class, and high enough to drop an amazing sear on the thickest steaks around. For the minimum heat test, 20 minutes with all burners on low produced 350 degrees; that’s about what we expected. This won’t let you smoke or cook low and slow, but it holds the door open for various other cooking techniques such as baking and roasting.

  • Does “perforated flame tamers” ring a bell? They’re not just burner protection! When grease droplets splatter against the white-hot perforations, a subtle flame kiss sears your foods — much gentler than the charred beating of a fiery flare-up. Overall, this extinguishes flames and dissolves grease before they can cause you any headaches.

  • Blaze Premium LBM perforated flame tamers

Not impressed yet? Here’s the Blaze trump card that impressed Chef Tony: Heat Zone Dividers. This split-temperature potential really pulls the Blaze Prelude series forward from other grills in this class. Between each burner rests a 304-grade stainless steel plate that halts the transfer of heat laterally across the grill. You probably won’t be ready to appreciate this genius feature until you need to grill at staggered temperatures. As soon as you do, you’ll find that Heat Zone Dividers hold one portion of the grill at a much higher heat than the other. For inspiration, this grants you the power to simultaneously flip seared steaks and bake sides mere inches from one another.

Features:

With foolproof ignition, swappable infrared burners and the best warranty in the game, Blaze Prelude stands out.

Standing proud and reliable, the Blaze Prelude raised an eyebrow with some convenient quality of life add-ons. First up: ignition. That’s handled by Blaze’s patented Push & Turn Flame-Thrower w/ Backup Flashtube & Crossover Channels. What a mouthful! But these flamethrower ignitions are far more dependable than piezo spark designs (and if you do have to replace them, they’re much cheaper). They’re also much simpler: a separator in the grill sends a small gas line through each igniter and, when activated, the sparker igniter throws a small flame that can light the whole grill in one fell swoop. If any single igniter fails, the crossover plates in the back step up for the assist; if the whole system goes, the secondary flash tube ignition comes to bat. Flash tubes can’t fail, period. If you can produce fire of any kind, and gas is trickling to that tube, the burners will light every time.

Snap in and out infrared equally caught his attention. Even most Luxury grills won’t let you purchase an aftermarket infrared accessory burner like this; Blaze offers it whenever you want, because all these burners are easily swappable. Pop off a regular burner and slip in the plug and play infrared burner — that’s it. It doesn’t get simpler. Other accessories include a branded grill cover and robust smoker box. For freestanding models, the grill cart sneaks in a convenient paper towel rack holder against the double-walled doors, a propane tank holder with locking mechanism, swivel-locking casters, and removable side shelves for extra space and easier storage; naturally, the Blaze Prelude Built-In model won’t benefit from these niceties.

Chef Tony’s favorite feature? The warranty, hands down. Blaze guarantees this grill for not 10 years, not the “lifetime” of the grill… but the lifetime of the original purchaser. Not only that, but they throw in a 3-year multi-user warranty; this will be particular draw for those of you looking to outfit a recreational area, residential housing, or any other communal area. If this doesn’t qualify as customer service, we don’t know what does.

We don’t see grills with this level of quality often. Between thoughtful construction and thick materials, the Blaze Prelude is frankly built to last. It’s also built to perform — those tubular burners, flame tamers, cooking rods, and especially the Heat Zone Dividers fold together into a multi-faceted grill greater than the sum of its parts. Throw in Push & Turn Flame-Thrower ignition (and an infallible backup), the finest warranty in the game, excellent multi-use commercial-level protection, surprising cart features, and that eye-popping plug and play infrared burner, and you wind up with a guaranteed entertaining investment you’ll hand down to your kids.

Overall Rating

4.3 (out of 5)
Value
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Design & Style
4.0 (what's this)
Construction
4.5 (what's this)
Innovation
3.5 (what's this)
Even Heat
4.0 (what's this)
High Heat
4.0 (what's this)
Minimum Flare-Ups
4.0 (what's this)
Temperature Range
3.5 (what's this)
Customer Service
5.0 (what's this)
Warranty
5.0 (what's this)

Questions & Answers (5)

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Question:
Where are these Blaze grills manufactured?
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Answer:
Hi Joe. Blaze grills are made in China.

Asked by JoeAnswered by Joey, BBQGuys Expert

Answer:
Where else, CHINA.

Asked by JoeAnswered by franandtom1983

 
Question:
Can this grill be converted from propane to natural gas and vice versa?
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Answer:
Hi Lenny. Yes, it can be converted easily to natural gas or back to propane using the included orifices, or by purchasing a conversion kit which includes the necessary orifices and a regulator for your chosen fuel type.

Asked by Lenny HawkAnswered by Joey, BBQGuys Expert

 
Question:
Is there a rotisserie kit for this grill?
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Answer:
Hi Anthony, unfortunately the Blaze Prelude LBM 25-inch grill does not have a compatible rotisserie kit. The 32-inch Blaze Prelude LBM grill does however.

Asked by AnthonyAnswered by Chris

 
Question:
Does this grill come with a propane hose and regulator?
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Answer:
Hi Olivia! Yes, this grill does come with a hose and regulator.

Asked by OliviaAnswered by Brandi

 
Question:
How hard is it to clean?
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Answer:
Hello Jenny! This grill has a full width drip tray that can be pulled out and cleaned easily and for a deeper clean the flame tamers and burners are easy to remove and reinstall.

Asked by JennyAnswered by Dani

 

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Message to our customers: Like all retailers and manufacturers, we’re currently experiencing well-publicized supply-chain issues and steel shortages that have caused some orders to be delayed. We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences arising from this situation, and we assure you we’re making every effort to solve these problems with our vendors and logistical partners.

So, why are some orders being affected? Major ports around the world are still operating at reduced capacity because of COVID-19 restrictions — on average, container boats sit at port for about 3 weeks before being unloaded. Combine these shipping inefficiencies with a scarcity of natural resources, and virtually every industry has been crippled to some degree. Yet we acknowledge that it’s our duty to meet these challenges head-on and work toward solutions so you can enjoy more time outdoors with the people you love. We appreciate your patience as we strive to smooth out our supply chain, and we thank you for choosing us for your grilling and outdoor living needs.

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