Gas Fireplace

Old 10-30-01, 01:22 AM
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I have a natural gas log setup in my fireplace and would like to know if I can remove the gas logs and use the gas as a gas lighter for real wood. And yes this is a real fireplace, the gas logs are not ventfree. Also can I cut a piecce of pipe for the lighter or does it have to be speacial for that purpose.
Old 10-30-01, 01:52 PM
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Hello: Allan

If the fireplace is made of real brick and has a hearth, you can use it as a wood burning fireplace.

Some log lighter tubes have a built in orifice to control the burner flames. Others do not. I would suggest you purchase either one you find.

These tubes also have a built in air hole. Some are adjustable while others aren't.

Log lighter tubes are not expensive enough to attempt to make one. However, if you have a shop with a drill press etc. making a log lighter tube could be a do-it-yourself project....

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