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    torch lighting method for lump charcoal issues

    I have had a Looft (Not sure on the spelling...sorry) lighter for years to light my lump charcoal on my egg...it finally died...I have heard of a lot of guys using a propane torch...I am trying this out, but the darn torch goes out all the time...whats the solution? Thanks for your help...

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    Half of a paper towel, crumpled up soaked in a tablespoon of olive oil. Put it in the center of a mound of charcoal, light and done.

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    I use one of those torches people use for burning weeds / brush down. Yeah not recommended but I only have a BGE knock off.

    Works fast though

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    I use a Benzomatic TS4000 and MAPP gas it get's lump burning quick.

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    Rosebud Torch...get one at Northern Tool

    https://www.northerntool.com/shop/to...4783_200584783

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveDyer View Post
    Rosebud Torch...get one at Northern Tool

    https://www.northerntool.com/shop/to...4783_200584783
    That's exactly what I use LOL.... Makes quick work of it.

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    Use this. all you need is a piece of newspaper or those useless mail circulars.https://www.homedepot.com/p/Weber-Co...FS2_swodzO0OMQ

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    Looks like yammitman has it! Thanks for all of your support on the topic!

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    Harbor Freight has the torches with push button lighter for 29.00 works great

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    thank you all!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by billnorman1 View Post
    Use this. all you need is a piece of newspaper or those useless mail circulars.https://www.homedepot.com/p/Weber-Co...FS2_swodzO0OMQ
    All I've ever used. Perfect burn every time. I also take a 12 inch piece of pipe and hold it in the middle when pouring the charcoal in. Provides a natural chimney in the middle and gets more airflow. 15 minutes and I've got perfect charcoal.
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