First, any time I can, I use a propane torch to heat the thermocouple and light the pilot. Thread in 'Propane Smokers' Thread starter Started by stlbassman, Start ... except for the one time I let it run out of propane, now it won't stay lit and when it does ... but that sounds like what happens when you give an acetylene torch to much 02 and you put it out.... but I doubt it works the … Most of our hand held torch kits require a 20# propane cylinder which will last from 45mins - 2 hours depending on a few different factors such as your torch kit size, outside air temperature, etc. I had a hard time with mine not staying lit, so I bought a new one. If you buy a propane tip like this one , you can use this kit for running propane. Only 5 left in stock - order soon. This may help: I also had an old, maybe Benzomatic, propane type torch years ago. Q: Does the propane tank come with my patio heater?Propane tanks do not come with the patio heater and must be purchased separately. Kit includes a 14.1 oz. When theses torches are inverted, the liquid propane works its way through the torch and extinguishes the flame. Discussion in 'HVAC Heating & Cooling ... when we hold a small propane hand torch on the thermocouple end to pre-heat it, when we release the pilot knob, the pilot ... it triggers the gas valve so it can work when it senses the pilot is lit. I have replaced the regulator still will not stay lit when trying to select one of the temperature settings. The more you know, the better your chances for fixing a problem and staying safe at the same time. I tried to light it with a propane hand torch, and while the torch is in the forge, it burns. These propane torches use the same acetylene kit, just with the addition of a propane tip. ... you might even want to have lit propane torch standing by if you are doing this at home (out side). Red Dragon VT 2-23 C Weed Dragon 100,000-BTU Propane Vapor Torch Kit. When you combine propane and oxygen, you can take the flame from 3,590 degrees Fahrenheit up to 4,087 degrees. Terry scott, Mar 25, 2018 #1. When i take the torch away, no burn. It stopped working in the middle of a job. Tried several times and it won’t light. Q: What size propane tank do I need for my patio heater?Most full size patio heaters use a standard 20 pound propane tank. Some of the posts say it won’t stay lit but I just used a butane torch, started it on low and gradually increased the gas for a bit. FREE Shipping by Amazon. I turned it all the way up and it still barely stays lit then goes out. I do have two back up torches, so I am not in a bind to get it working. And a DC meter set on milivolts. 0 1. FYI if you were considering purchasing a bernzomatic torch they won't sell individual parts to you and sending your old one in for repair is less economical than buying a brand new one. About 90% of the time, the propane torch works well the … 5)keep the torch about a foot off the floor and about 6 feet from anything else 6)flame size about 12-16 inches by 4-5 inches. The problem is that when I select any one of the 6 different temperature settings the pilot light goes out. I'm fairly certain Bernzomatic doesn't even make them - If I had to guess someone like APC International, Inc does. This is all of 15 minutes of having it. Add some oxygen, add some propane, add some oxygen, etc, until you reach the desired … When I try to light it the flame is really small and goes out soon after. Then set the fuel adjustment to mid-way or a little less than that, and try firing the lighter. First get a good spark plug. My Mr. heater will not stay lit I have to hold the button down for it to stay lit if I release the button the flame goes out This is a butane unit, if I'm correct. WARNING do not waste your time and money on this torch. I have a Bernzomatic propane torch, #UL2317. The other reasons for popping in a welding torch are caused by backfiring and not having a neutral flame. Sometimes it lights and stays lit for an extended amount of time. Adjust the fuel flow up or down as necessary to get the torch to light and the flame size you want. Inside the torch head … With the slightest breeze or whenever I move it on an angle the flame goes out. Any info would be appreciated. I tried using it again lately and the flame doesn't stay on. Troubleshooting The Igniter Step 1: Instant On/Off or Automatic Ignition. It will light but it pulses real bad and won't stay lit. I finally finished my small forge and went to give it a burn. 99. Propane Forge: Won't stay lit. These are the same type of tanks that are commonly used with BBQ grills. He kept upping the propane pressure trying to fight the torch popping but it only got worse and worse. Re: Whyd does my torch flameout? This allows time for all the air to get out of the line and gets the thermocouple nice and hot again. Ask Question Asked 4 years ago. I held the torch to the lump for a while to get a larger area of burning lump. After you use about half the tank of gas, the torch won't stay lit. It worked fine. It will also go out immediately when i hit the O2 lever. People claim hotter than propane, but if they saw the force of the torch I have when the trigger is pressed it does not matter! Open the valve of your fuel cylinder; Unscrew the torch tip Then a propane torch. Most torches light better when the valve is just cracked open and there is a light gas flow. Shut off a weed burner by closing the propane cylinder counterclockwise, allowing all gas to burn out of the torch, then turning the flame-adjusting valve to the "Closed" or "Off" position. I turn the fuel on 1/8-1/4 turn, then try to light it. The Mini Dragon™ operating on a 1# cylinder will last … Get it as soon as Thu, Oct 22. The other on the metal outside threaded part of the plug. Standard gas log sets are fairly simple. 3)prop the torch up on a ladder -don't leave it unattended- 4)raise one door about 3 feet for oxygen. But often it goes out after a few minutes. To fix this, shut off both the oxygen and acetylene, remove the tip, give it a good cleaning, then put it back on. Sometimes it's difficult to ignite. $59.99 $ 59. I will probably switch the torch head from one to another to see if the problem still exists. @RV10Flyer - Thanks. itchy, Mar 25, 2018 #5. As you use up fuel, you'll need to increase the fuel output as the pressure in the fuel tank drops. On the bottom Is a little notch to turn up or down the flame. So he wonders, is there a cheap, safe fix when a gas fireplace pilot light goes out? I am using it with O2 and propane using Gentech preset regulators. The torch features a trigger-start ignition and an adjustable flame control knob. It did very well. The propane system is such an essential part of your RV that it is important to take the time to learn about it and all of your propane appliances too. I have a ventless propane heater. BUT-fortunately, for me the one who saves everything, I kept the old one and found out later what the problem was. No joy. It’s still burning nice and consistent. Edit: Had my steps out of order. If I use a butane torch to try to light it, I will get a flame as long as the butane flame is in the fuel stream, but when I move the butane torch away the Little Torch won’t stay lit. With this, it has a temperature sensor and if this sensor is dirty, it may cut off because it doesn't sense the flame. 4 years ago. The burner (a naturally aspirated T burner) ... For sure not very long, and not a 1:12 taper. The pilot light will stay lit. More Buying Choices $59.29 (24 new offers) Bernzomatic 19425 JT850 Self-Igniting 20,000 BTU Outdoor Torch. Why won't my Butane lighter stay lit? The problem may be a genuine defect or it could be an issue with the sensor. Another common problem is that the pilot won't light in the first place, which typically can be traced back to an issue with the propane tank. BUYER BEWARE. Source(s): 20 years experience in the propane business and a licenced gas-fitter. Burner won't stay on. The tank is 3/4 full, and I checked 10 times for any debris in the nozzle but it's clean. Older stuff sometimes is … Crack the propane and get a flame, then add a little more. Do This When The Gas Fireplace Pilot Light Won’t Stay Lit. Murph Subscriber … I bought it and it lighted once or twice and would not light again. A hunting cabin friend uses his propane torch … 4.4 … Now light the torch and put the flame over the spark end of the spark plug. I tried a new tank but have the same problem. Propane Heater Head. 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