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Dyna-Glo Dual Zone Charcoal Grill Review

Dyna Glo Dual Zone Charcoal Grill

The Dyna-Glo Dual Zone Charcoal Grill looks good on paper, but we are skeptical of the quality from this manufacturer. The good news is it has two, independently adjustable charcoal trays, a unique BBQ feature which could be useful, and a removable firebox divider to isolate the two zones. Double cast iron doors up front allow easy access for tending the charcoal trays.

Black rectangular enclosure from above. Inside are two, side by side trays filled with charcoal.

Cooking grates are coated cast iron and the outer hood and chimney are stainless steel. Forget about the crumby heat indicator in the lid, it’s sure to be way off. Check our Searchable Thermometer Reviews to find an accurate digital thermometer and never serve under or over cooked meats again.

Side shelves with tool hooks, two large black plastic wheels and two locking casters. Some owners appreciate this grill, but too many regret their purchase typically citing inferior design, fabrication and quality of materials and parts.

  • Model:
    Dual Zone Charcoal Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 420
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Researched it from Afar
    We have researched this product from afar by gathering info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources, with our BS meters on high.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Smoker, Combination Grill and Smoker
  • Fuel:
    Charcoal
  • Primary Capacity:
    527 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    254 square inches

Published On: 11/25/2014 Last Modified: 2/24/2021

  • Max Good - Max Good, AmazingRibs.com's Vice President of Product Reviews & Keeper of the Flame, is the man in charge of finding the best products for the AmazingRibs.com Equipment Reviews section. Max bottles his own barbecue sauce recipes and now sells them around the country.


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