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MHP JNR 4DD Gas Grill Review

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This MHP JNR 4DD gas grill has a durable, rust-resistant cast aluminum exterior, perfect for grilling large meat cuts. It also includes an upgraded handle for easy hood opening.

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MHP JNR4 Gas Grill
MHP JNR4 Gas Grill


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  • One dual control stainless steel H-type burner
  • 365 square inches of primary grilling space for a total cooking area of 495 square inches
  • 30,000 BTU total output from the main burners
  • Electric (AA-Battery) ignition
  • Either stainless steel rod or anodized aluminum cooking grates
  • Ceramic briquette barrier
  • Cast aluminum body
  • Cover and propane tank sold separately
  • Convertible between propane and natural gas
  • Made in the USA by Modern Home Products

Full Review – MHP JNR 4DD Gas Grill


  • Solid, durable construction
  • Excellent heat output
  • Highly customizable
  • Will last a lifetime


  • Simple design
  • Lacks a modern look
  • All features are extra

Long ago, if a person wanted a gas grill, they would contact their gas company which carried a few models, and would install them in the yard for the price of the grill. These units were solidly built from heavy cast aluminum with heavy cooking grates and a simple design. MHP was one of these suppliers long ago and this grill is, in many ways, identical to that style of grill.

The MHP JNR 4 uses a single-unit H-type burner that has independent controls for each side. Basically, this is a two-burner grill with 15,000 BTUs on either side under 365 square inches of primary grilling space. Because of the heavy construction, ceramic briquette barrier, and solid cooking grates the heat is both efficient and very high.

The ceramic barrier’s design catches and burns away drippings, protecting the burner. However, it can also cause occasional flare-ups. An experienced griller can mitigate this. Though, preparation is key.

This grill is highly customizable. There are, in fact, about 70 ways to configure this grill so it really can be almost everything to everyone. It can come with either stainless steel rod cooking grates or anodized aluminum grates. I recommend the aluminum. They are better at transferring heat and will last for decades.

Other options include the type of side tables and mounting options. It is one of the few gas grills that can be permanently mounted on metal posts, similar to grills from the 1960s.

MHP JNR – The Bottom Line

I know that this gas grill looks primitive; it does have most of the options that any other grill can provide. A side burner and an infrared rear-mounted rotisserie burner are available making this as modern a grill as any. If you are tired of replacing your gas grill every few years, consider this one. The price varies depending on the features, but the base model starts at around $1200USD.

The JNR Series is the smallest and least expensive of the MHP Grills. For something a little larger and more powerful try the MHP WNK4.

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