Whoever bought this poor grill back in 1995 (it’s an EO vent code) installed it’s legs upside down making it look very strange and making it’s footprint incredibly narrow and dangerous as it would be pretty top-heavy loaded with lit coals and meat.
After unsticking the rusted on bolts with pb-blaster and replacing all of the hardware with stainless bolts, sanding down the wood handle and applying three coats of teak oil, adding side vents and cleaning her up she’s looking mighty spiffy.
People outside of New England have no idea what the term Steak Tips refer to but it is a staple in restaurants all over the region.
Here is a great article from Serious Eats explaining just what part of the cow a steak tip comes from. It’s also referred to as Flap meat. It’s inexpensive, super flavorful and with just a little preparation they are crowd favorites for short money. Think Superbowl Party.