Regulator on the grill crapped out

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  1. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Still smells like burnt stupid.
     
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    Maxx702 Rottweilers making America great again!

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    This grill has some kind of special regulator?
    Home Depot, Lowes, Ace all carry gas grill regulators.
     
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  3. flyover

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    Pretty much a common grill regulator. I have small local stores I will use first. Hell, I can get it on Amazon for 10 - 12 bucks but I prefer to support my local people when ever possible.
     
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    That happens with my grill if I turn off the tank and forget to turn off the burners. To fix, I make sure the tank is off and disconnect. Open up the burner valves and let sit for a few minutes. Then close burner valves, hook up the tank, open tank valve first then open burner valves to light position and light them. Problem solved.
     
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  5. Maxx702

    Maxx702 Rottweilers making America great again!

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    I agree with that.

    We have virtually no locally owned hardware stores here.
     
  6. Hannie Caulder

    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    I didn't know grills have a regulator.

    My regulator looks like this.
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  7. flyover

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    Close but no ceegar. Looks like this Hannie.

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  8. flyover

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    I might have done this. My habit is to turn the tank off first and then turn off the burner. I may have left the burner on the last time.
     
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    There ain't no stinkin regulator on my charcoal grill :grill:
     
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  10. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    You are missing an entire second stage.
     
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    Yeah, there is. Its just more primitive... old skool way.
    You turn your venting up and down and regulate the fire/heat...lol

    I prefer charcoal myself as well. Nuffin better! ;)
     
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    #0 Cat Surprised.gif
     
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    Hannie Caulder Diva extraordinaire

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    That is the hose that plugs into the bc. The bc inflation hose has a built in 2nd stage that serves as a back up.
     
  14. flyover

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    So far I am not having any luck with my local suppliers. I have a few more to check with.
     
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    Cyclon 300/3000. No “safe Second/octopus”, trying to get rid of a buddy?
     
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    The_Dan The underscore is silent

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    Buy an adjustable one... mine crapped out shortly after I bought my gas grille and the adjustable one I replaced it with is superior and has lasted years. I crank it up when using my side burner to light my charcoal chimney starter and it takes seconds instead of minutes.
     
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    I don't have a side burner so I will more than like go with an unadjustable regulator.
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    I hope you never have to try and use that nonsense. Trying to breath off that gimmick while doing a controlled ascent under duress is a disaster in the making. If you don't get the hose to the highest point air won't escape the BC and that's gonna be hard if you've got it in your mouth. You'll look like a Polaris missile breaching the surface.

    Seriously, get rid of that crap.
     
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    Yep, I've had issues turning my grill on in the wrong order.

    Also, I've had trouble sometimes with attaching the hose to the tank.. if you don't put it on tight enough, it won't open the inner valved on the tank.

    I have never had a regulator valve go "bad". I don't know if it is luck, or that I use the grill multiple times a week so that keeps it working correctly.
     
  20. ButCarl990

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    Had my regulator bust the other week. Fortunately, my wife smelled it as soon as I opened the tank. I swear that woman's got a nose like a coonhound. Got a new one, but finally had the excuse to get one that wasn't a quick release valve attachment. Not a fan of those.