Dyna-Glo Universal Deluxe Rotisserie Kit for Grills (Detailed Honest Review)
Updated: Oct 31, 2020
If your grill falls under 32 inches wide and is looking for a great rotisserie kit without breaking your wallet, the Dyna-Glo Universal Deluxe Rotisserie Kit should definitely be on your list.
With a rotisserie spit rod of 34.4 inches (87.4 cm) paired with a 4-watt motor that’s capable of advertised to be capable of turning up to 26 pounds (11.8 kg), it can take on 2 whole chickens at the same time or even heavy pork shoulders without any problem. It also includes an extra 6.6 inches extension (16.8 cm) and universal brackets which is great for most grills.
The rotisserie spit rod is made of chrome-plated steel but has stood the test of time even after dozens of use and the included motor has a plastic enclosure with a red-colored switch and overall, it also hasn’t slowed down after a long time of use as mentioned by several users.
Setting up the rotisserie kit will take around 1 hour even with an untrained hand. Do make sure to check out the compatibility of your grill, even if it’s less than 32 inches, on Amazon before purchasing to avoid any further hassle.
After the simple and quick setup process, putting on any type of meat was no hassle but for unbalanced cuts or types of meats, do note to center the weight as it could affect how the rotisserie kit will be able to turn the entire meat.
Having been tested with two 5-pound whole chickens at the same time, the rotisserie spit rod didn’t show any bend and the motor was able to turn it with ease. Great for any rotisserie dish, this has also been great for rotisserie cooking pork shoulders, even 3 small pork shoulders as mentioned by one user, and it worked without any hiccups. This is great for rotisserie cooking around 10-15 pounds. You can basically slow cook any type of meat for hours without any worry!
ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS INCLUDED
Out of the box, it includes the 4-watt motor advertised to be capable of turning up to 26 pounds, universal brackets that fits on most 32” grills, a 6.6” extension for the rotisserie spit rod for adapting to wider grills, a 34.4” rotisserie spit rod, and rotisserie forks.
The cleaning process was actually quite easy even considering that it isn’t made of stainless steel. It’s definitely recommended to be cleaned up afterward as it could get harder to clean after being left for long, as with the carbon that sticks on the spit rod.
Though advertised to be able to turn up to 26 pounds, it’s recommended to keep the weight at around 10-15 pounds and perfectly balanced on the rotisserie spit rod or else it has a higher likelihood of just stopping to turn. It’s highly recommended to test the item immediately after purchase or getting the rotisserie kit to efficiently use the included 1-year warranty and even return eligibility.
The Dyna-Glo Universal Deluxe Rotisserie Kit for Grills includes a 1-year warranty for the rotisserie kit.
If you’re looking for a cheap, durable, and long-lasting chrome steel rotisserie kit perfect for your 32-inch grills and only planning to use it to a weight of up around 26 pounds (but recommended to be around 10-15 pound limit), this is definitely one that you should consider buying.