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Dyna-Glo 5-Burner Gas Grill Model# DGH474CRP Review

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Dyna-Glo 5-Burner DG474CRP
Dyna-Glo 5-Burner DG474CRP

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Dyna-Glo 5-Burner

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Construction Quality
Temperature Control
Flare-ups
Features
Durability

PROS

  • Full Feature
  • Good Side Burner
  • Sear Section

CONS

  • Lightweight construction
  • Many Plastic Parts
  • Poor Burners

Specifications

  • Four 12,000 BTU burners plus one 15,000 BTU ‘sear’ burner
  • 473 square inches of primary cooking space with a total of 650 square inches
  • 61,000 BTU maximum output from the main burners
  • One 12,000 BTU standard side burner under a flush mounted cover
  • Porcelain-coated cast iron cooking grates
  • Two side tables
  • Piezoelectric single spark ignition
  • Powder-coated steel construction
  • Cover and propane tank sold separately
  • Sold as Propane Only – Not convertible
  • Made in China by GHP Group Inc.

Full Review – Dyna-Glo 5-Burner Gas Grill Model# DGH474CRP

The Dyna-Glo 5-Burner Gas Grill Model# DGH474CRP is a standard, inexpensive gas grill exclusive to Home Depot stores. The promoted feature is its ‘sear burner’. This is, in truth, a standard gas burner with slightly higher BTUs under a unique cast iron cooking grate section. This burner produces up to 15,000 BTUs while the other four burners can reach 12,000 BTUs. In truth, this feature isn’t that impressive. It will get a little hotter, but not considerably. It does, however, look impressive in the showroom.

You also get a 12,000 BTU side burner with this grill, but it is very typical of Dyna-Glo grills. This unit weighs around 73 pounds. Considering the cast iron cooking grates, you can see how much material is used to make the rest of the grill. Of course, at around $250USD, this is an inexpensive grill, but you do get what you pay for. My recommendation is something a little more basic that is built better. Simply put, this Dyna-Glo Gas Grill offers a lot but delivers very little.

Consider my list of the Best Gas Grills Under $250 for some better alternatives.

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I have been writing about Barbecue & Grilling for 25 years. I have cooked on almost every grill or smoker ever built. In that time, I have endeavored to match people with the grill or smoker that is right for them. I believe that the right product is the one that you find easy to use, capable of doing everything you want, and is reliable. If you have a good first experience, you will be back for more. In this way, we grow barbecue for the next generation. I want you to make the memories that your children will cherish.

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