The GravityFed Charcoal Hopper can hold up to 10 hours of charcoal in the Gravity Series 1050 and up to 8 hours worth of charcoal in the Gravity Series 800 - Enough for multiple BBQing sessions, there's no need to empty your charcoal hopper after each use - just ensure that you have emptied your ash tray and store your BBQ in a dry area.
Masterbuilt is owned by The Middleby Corporation, who also produce Kamado Joe premium ceramic grills. Middleby also own well known brands AGA and Rangemaster. Masterbuilt grills are made in China.
Yes - Masterbuilt grills have powder coated surfaces which ensures they are rust resistant and waterproof. However, we always recommend bringing your grill inside during the winter months and using a suitable Masterbuilt BBQ cover.