The Flip Flop charcoal grill is engineered to provide years of trouble-free service. With proper care and cleaning, the Flip Flop charcoal grill will last a lifetime. Set-up time is quick, and you can easily get it back into the 3.5″ x 19″ box it comes in. We are confident once you follow the charcoal grill assembly the first time, the next time will be a snap! The first few times you assemble your grill, the components may fit together somewhat tightly. After setting it up and taking it apart a few times, they will be easier to manipulate.