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Party King SWING ‘N Smoke MVP Hitch Mount Swing Out Grill Review

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Party King SWING 'N Smoke MVP Hitch Mount Swing Out Grill


Party King’s SWING ‘N Smoke MVP Grill packages are their most popular models consisting of a 3-burner gas grill mounted on a steel arm attached to your trailer hitch. When ready, the arm swings out and away from your vehicle and a two legged adjustable stand folds down from the bottom for added support and stability. MVP is PK’s largest grill head with 540 square inches of primary cooking surface. Party King offers some great options like their Twin Valve Manifold (pictured below) that hooks up two small propane canisters to double fuel capacity.

Two small green metal tanks strapped together on a black metal base.

The Swing Out Arm comes in a standard size for holding one grill head, or large size for two grills or a grill and cooler combo. Party King’s Swing Out BBQ designs are unique and appealing, but quality and execution need significant improvement.

Furthermore, although we appreciate the array of options PK offers, the catalog is made confusing by their non-intuitive names, with the part names and numbers clearly designed for the warehouse manager and not the consumer. Then there’s the Hitch Cuff, VERSArm LT or HD, Twin Valve Manifold or tank talon, made more confusing because they are often spelled differently on different parts of the site. We recommend you talk to them before you finalize your order. For example, if you buy an arm for your hitch, you may want the locking options so the unit cannot be stolen when you are in the stadium.

Party King sent us their smaller, single burner Varsity model to test. Click here for the full review.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    SWING 'N Smoke MVP Hitch Mount Swing Out Grill
  • Item Price :
    *Price Subject To Change
  • Made in USA:
  • Review Method:
    Cooked On It
    We have hands-on experience testing this product. We have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Tailgater
    Grill, Tailgater
  • Fuel:
    Propane Gas
    Propane Gas
  • BTU:
  • Main Burners:
  • Primary Capacity:
    372 square inches
    Mid-Size (about 18 burgers)
  • Secondary Capacity:



Published On: 9/15/2013

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