Re: [seattle_homebrewers] Re: Local source for propane burner parts?
- I figured I may as well follow up and let everyone know how this was resolved. It turns out they carry this exact part at Lowe's. Easy peasy.On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 6:17 AM, Kevin Ceder <krceder@...> wrote:
Fisheries Supply carries the old you-gotta-use-a-wrench style http://www.fisheriessupply.com/teeco-products-7-8in-pol-propane-end-fitting-g-1690. They are down by Gas Works.
On 9/23/2012 10:32 PM, twigman5 wrote:
You may try Cabela's up north - they seem to have a lot of hoses and adapters for propane grills.
--- In email@example.com, Reese Allen <reeseallen@...> wrote:
> I was planning on brewing today, but those plans fell through when I
> discovered that the bit that attaches my propane burner's regulator to
> the tank doesn't work anymore. I just moved recently and this is the
> first time I've tried to use the burner since it got manhandled during
> the packing/moving/unpacking process. This is the part that I'm having
> trouble with:
> It's easy enough to remove the old one and install a replacement, but
> does anyone know of a local shop that might carry this part (or an
> equivalent) so I don't have to order online? The shipping costs more
> than the part itself, and I'd like to have it sooner rather than
> Alternatively, if anyone has experience fixing/replacing this part,
> I'm all ears. The symptom is that the brass part is not pressed far
> enough into the fitting on the tank to open the check valve and allow
> propane to flow. When the green plastic sleeve is fully threaded onto
> the tank fitting, the brass part is still loose and it's obvious that
> it's not sealing against the tank fitting like it used to. If I use my
> hand to press the brass part firmly into the tank fitting, I can feel
> the check valve open, and if I have both the tank and regulator valves
> open, I can hear the hiss of propane flowing through the regulator
> while I've got the brass part manually pressed in. I've had this
> burner for about 3 years now and it's seen a lot of use, so it
> wouldn't surprise me if the sleeve is just worn out.