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Vision Grills

Model # VG-VCS1

Internet # 202928211

Store SKU # 1001091399

Dual-Purpose Lava Cooking Stone/Heat Deflector

$49.97 /each

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Product Overview

Transform your barbeque to the ancient method of stone grilling. The Vision Grills grill stone is cut from natural porous volcanic rock to fit most barbeques. The cooking stone holds the natural flavor, moisture and nutrients in food and prevents flare-ups that cause burnt food and loss through the grill. The Vision Grills grill stone is an innovation in barbeque accessories that will enhance your grilling experience. It adds a new cooking surface to the traditional barbeque for delicious meats, seafood, vegetables and even pizza as well as allowing for heat diffusion for smoking. Includes drop-in stainless steel bracket.

  • Cooks meat, seafood, vegetables and even pizza
  • 100% natural volcanic stone delivers superior heat retention
  • Even heat retains moisture and nutrients in food
  • Enhances natural flavors
  • Holds marinades and sauces
  • Includes drop-in stainless steel bracket
  • Doubles as heat deflector for smoking
  • Cut to fit most barbeques

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.) 
14 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
3/4 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
14 in 
Handle Length (in.) 
Product Depth (in.) 
14 
Product Width (in.) 
14 

Details

Assembly Required 
No 
Color 
Grey 
Cooking Accessory Type 
Cookware 
Handle Material 
No Handle 
Material 
Lava Stone 
Outdoor Living Product Type 
Cooking Accessory 
Returnable 
90-Day 

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings 
No Certifications or Listings 
Manufacturer Warranty 
90 Days 

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I just bought the lava cooking stone. Should I season it before use? do you cook a pizza directly on the stone?

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January 12, 2015
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August 3, 2015
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no need to season it, just heat it up and get use to work with it
you can cook a pizza, but just be sure you control or put the pizza on at a good temperature
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June 9, 2015
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My Vision stone developed cracks after a few uses at <400F - I'm holding it together with pipe clamps. I'd probably bring it to high temp, then let it cool slowly with the cover closed. Yes, pizza's are cooked on the stone. I've done shrimp that way. A minute and a half each side at 350F.
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March 15, 2015
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I didn't season mine when I first got it. You can do a pizza on it, but I would use a smooth pizza stone on the rack above the stone deflector. A bigger pizza will fit better on the pizza stone anyway. If you haven't used one before, be aware that the grill will take just a little longer to reach your desired temp. But, once it's there, it's awesome! Happy Grilling!
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February 22, 2015
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No, the stone doesn't need seasoning.
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January 21, 2015
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You can cook a pizza on it immediately. No need to season.
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Is it necessary to clean the lava stone?

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Layton Utah
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September 12, 2015
We have just brushed ours with the grill brush, but wonder if we should do more
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October 5, 2015
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No, not if you don't use it as a cooking surface.
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I lightly wire brush mine being very careful not to break any of the wires off into the stone. I also scrape it off with the end of the brush. I usually cook shrimp with it so I brush it with avocado oil just before cooking the first batch and turn it over when I'm done. Facing it down to the fire will help clean it. It has some cracks but I hold it together with several large pipe clamps around the Read More
I lightly wire brush mine being very careful not to break any of the wires off into the stone. I also scrape it off with the end of the brush. I usually cook shrimp with it so I brush it with avocado oil just before cooking the first batch and turn it over when I'm done. Facing it down to the fire will help clean it. It has some cracks but I hold it together with several large pipe clamps around the outside. Read Less
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September 14, 2015
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Flipping the Lava Stone after every use will allow the grill to burn off any drippings from the previous cook. If you decide to use a brush, be sure that you DO NOT use any chemicals, or even soap. The porous nature of the stone will allow absorption of these unsavory flavors and affect your food.
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What type of warranty

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Fort Worth, TX
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March 30, 2015
I purchased my stone this past June, and I have never dropped it but it has broken in 3 pieces now. I would hope that something I paid $54 for would last for at least a year, if not longer. Would Home Depot replace it if brought it back?
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90 days
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April 8, 2015
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In reply to THD Support answer, this was an online purchase. It had nothing to do with a local purchase, so me contacting the department expert at my local location would not be helpful if it was not a local purchase. My order number is W283418554 to show proof of my transaction. If I would have purchased it locally then I would have just went back to the store. Please advise again.
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April 1, 2015
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Because this item is only available in select Home Depot stores, I believe the best advice would be to talk to one of our specialty department professionals at your local Home Depot store. For any other questions, please visit your nearest local Home Depot store or call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Read More
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. Because this item is only available in select Home Depot stores, I believe the best advice would be to talk to one of our specialty department professionals at your local Home Depot store. For any other questions, please visit your nearest local Home Depot store or call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot. Read Less
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Is this stone intended to replace the grate that comes with the Vision Professional Grill or used in conjunction with it?

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May 16, 2016
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The Lava Stone should be used with the cooking grate. Used as a heat deflector, it sits below the main cooking grate. When using as a cooking stone, you can sit it directly on the grate.
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It can be used either way. I grill shrimp directly on the stone and smoke pork butt, on the top grate, above the stone. A pan of water is on the lower grate. The stone helps keep the heat low & slow for smoking. BTW - they can crack easily - I have hose clamps around the outside to hold it together.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 155 reviewers.
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Cracked Lava Stones If the stone cracks go to Home Depot and get two #104 SS clamps 5" to 7" diameter. Unscrew each one, then connect them end to end to form a circle. Clamp them lightly, just enough to hold the pieces in place, around the stone. - Or do as I did and clamp it before it cracks :-) July 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good product better Good product got it within a few days. The best thing bout ordering online is you dont have to go into Store and experience terrible customer servive. July 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice think Stone for slow smoking Does it job perfectly, I have had no issues with this stone. Would like to try cooking a pizza on this, but haven't got around to it yet. July 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Addition Great addition to the Vision ceramic grill. Gives you the option of indirect heat for cooking and/or smoking without over-cooking the side toward the coals. I use it even more than I thought I would. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A necessary item for smoking. This is used for smoking meats and fish. It will keep the fire off the smoking item. July 5, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Disappointed purchaser Recently purchased this lava stone in hopes it was better than a ceramic style. I was wrong. Within three cooks it cracked not fully yet but very soon. Very disappointed. June 30, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Essential accessory for Kamado grill You'll need to devise your own method for inserting or removing this stone while the grill is hot (I use a pair of small crowbars while wearing bbq gloves). Also, if you're using it as a cooking stone, small items that can roll around (like tater tots) can fall over the side and down into the coals if you're not careful, and sometimes even if you are. Those are the only small downsides.As a cooking surface it's second to none. Much like a well-seasoned wok, the stone's surface acquires a patina over time that imparts depths of flavor. Among grillable foods, in every case where I've compared grilling directly on the grates with no stone, vs. cooking directly on the hot stone, I've preferred the taste of the latter. As a heat deflector, well duh, it prevents food from getting scorched when you're using the grill as a baking oven. But you could probably achieve the same effect with an improvised heat resistant disk of any sort. It's as a cooking surface that this accessory really shines. June 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Quality! Great for smoking and indirect cooking. Fits perfectly into grill and the brackets allow for easy installation and removal in a matter of seconds! June 14, 2016
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