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Char-Broil 4-Burner Model #463440109 - Discontinued

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Char-Broil 4-Burner Gas Grill Model #463440109

Char-Broil 4-Burner Gas Grill Model #463440109

Char-Broil LLC

The Bottom Line

This is a typical $200 Char-Broil gas grill. Offering 4 main burners and a low powered side burner you get a basic function grill for a low price, but don't plan on it lasting very long. The lightweight cooking grates, burners and burner covers won't take a lot of punishment and will start to corrode early. If you are only interested in a grill with limited cooking performance and don't plan to keep it long then this isn't a bad investment, I just wouldn't want you thinking that this is the last grill you will ever own.

Pros

  • Inexpensive 4-burner grill with side burner

Cons

  • Low quality 430 stainless steel burners
  • Lightweight construction
  • Low BTU output for the size
  • Low powered side burner

Description

  • Four 12,000 BTU stainless steel tubular burners
  • 480 square inches of primary cooking area for a total of 685 square inches of grilling space
  • 48,000 BTU maximum output from the main burners
  • 10,000 BTU standard side burner under a flush mounted cover
  • Porcelain coated stamped steel cooking grates
  • 430 stainless steel hood with powder coated steel body and frame
  • Electric (AA-Battery) ignition
  • Porcelain coated steel barrier
  • Propane tank, rotisserie kit and cover sold separately
  • Made in China by Char-Broil exclusively for Lowe's Home Improvement Stores

Guide Review - Char-Broil 4-Burner Model #463440109 - Discontinued

This model has been discontinued. The closest replacement from Lowes is the Grill Master 4-Burner Gas Grill Model #720-0697.

At most of the big box stores there is a grill selling for around $200USD. This one at Lowes stores by Char-Broil is a large unit with 4 burners and a side burner. In truth there isn't much that makes it stand out. Constructed of powder coated steel with a 430 stainless steel lid and lightweight internal components this grill isn't built to last and will probably only serve you for a few years (3 at best).

The BTU output of this grill is good with the exception of the side burner. 10,000 BTUs is enough to heat a small saucepan but not large enough to do much else. The main burners can pump out as much at 48,000 BTUs with is good for a grill this size. The reason it has four burners isn't to give you extra versatility as much as it is to try and even out the heat and to make up for the lightweight porcelain coated stamped steel cooking grates.

One way to tell the lifespan of this grill is to look at the warranty (receipt required). You get 2 years on the burners and 1 year on everything else. Damage due to rust is not considered cause for a warranty claim. Lowes does offer an extended protection plan for an additional charge.

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