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Backyard Grill 4-Burner Stainless Steel Model# BY13-101-001-12

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Backyard Grill 4-Burner Stainless Steel Model# BY13-101-001-12

Backyard Grill 4-Burner Stainless Steel Model# BY13-101-001-12

Wal-Mart Stores

The Bottom Line

This is about as close as you are going to get to a shiny, stainless steel gas grill for under $160USD. This 4-burner grill pumps out 48,000 BTUs under 480 square inches, which is good enough to hit high temperatures. The 12,000 BTU side burner is typical and nothing special. Of course, a side burner is a gimmick for most people. The problem with this grill is the poor construction and flimsy materials. This gas grill, sitting on the floor of some Walmart's is there to entice you with a big cooking area and a shiny lid. What it won't do, is grill well or last.
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Pros

  • Large, inexpensive grill
  • Good heat output from the main burners

Cons

  • Low quality materials, including burners
  • Lightweight construction

Description

  • Four 12,000 BTU stainless steel tubular burners
  • 480 square inches of primary grilling space for a total cooking area of 667 square inches
  • 48,000 BTU maximum output from the main burners
  • 12,000 BTU stainless steel capped side burner under a flush mounted cover
  • Porcelain coated cast iron cooking grates
  • Piezoelectric igniter on knobs
  • 400 series stainless steel and painted sheet metal construction
  • Cover, rotisserie kit, and propane tank sold separately
  • Manufactured by Blue Rhino in China and sold exclusively at Walmart

Guide Review - Backyard Grill 4-Burner Stainless Steel Model# BY13-101-001-12

This is a large gas grill for a good price. At around $160USD this Walmart exclusive "Backyard Grill" gas grill is sure to be popular amongst those who don't do their research. The 4 stainless steel (400 series stainless) burners give you a lot of versatility in grilling both direct and indirect. The 480 square inches of primary grilling space provide ample cooking space and the 48,000 BTU output will give you almost enough heat for high temperature grilling. With the 12,000 BTU stainless steel capped side burner is powerful enough to heat a small pot. This unit only lacks a full rotisserie system (though can get a spit and fork rotisserie rod for it).

Unfortunately this grill is built with low quality materials like the 430 stainless steel tubular burners and the plastic knobs and handles. The lightweight construction doesn't improved the quality either. The shiny stainless steel will need very regular cleaning and care to keep it shiny. There are many more better quality gas grills near this price range that you should look into before this grill.

On just a slight side note, Walmart has trademarked "Backyard Grill" in what would appear to be a way of creating a brand name out of a generic name in a move that demonstrates their complete lack of imagination.

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