Fireing up tha' ol grill!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Crpdeth, Mar 12, 2004.

  1. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
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    Hey guys, I just attached a brand new Blue Rino Tank to my ol' Lava Flame Char Broil gas grill... The sirloins are nicely thawed and ready, theres a couple big ol' taters wrapped up a wait'n... But, there is an odd buzzing sound comming from the regulator that I've never heard before...Is it time to change that thing out? I've never had to replace one, hope I dont get half way done with the cooking and it decides to go out! :mad:

    Ya'll have a safe weekend!


    ~Crp
     
  2. 1952Sniper

    1952Sniper New Member

    Aug 22, 2002
    Texas
    The regulator will "hiss" normally. But a buzzing sound might be a problem. I'd go ahead and replace it, especially if you haven't used it in a while.

    I cook steaks on my gas grill about 2-3 times a week. Just had a steak a few nights ago, as a matter of fact. Enjoy yer steaks, man!
     

  3. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

    Naw......they all buzz after you pull the pin......gives you 3 or 4 seconds to RUN! :D
     
  4. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
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    Thanks much Toby, I figured as much..I'm gonna chance it this evening, as opposed to having to run up to Lowes, but I'll replace it before I use it again.

    Rotf, and here I was "running" a lit match around it looking for leaks! :D :D :D
     
  5. IShootBack

    IShootBack Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2002
    Virginia
    Steaks and taters??? WHat time are we eatin'?

    ISB
     
  6. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    Charcoal, man, charcoal! No regulators on the ol' Weber!!!

    See, then you get the "I'm waiting on the coals to get right, honey" beer.
     
  7. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
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    LOL, good fun guys...ISB Dinner's at 5:30, bring ya guns...Nothing beats pistol cleaning with friends on a full belly, sitting in the living room floor in front of the teli, with tha' wimmin off in tha' kitchen talking about us. :p


    ~Crp

    *edit*

    Hmmm, I tried turning on the adjustments beforehand with no results, but now as I got ready to put the steaks on, and turned down the burners, the buzzing stopped, maybe I wont have to fool with replacing it for a while after all....I know my propane Coleman lantern, Mr Heater ect, buzz when their on high, but never had the grill to do it...it was loud though, I could faintly hear it in the house. And yes the grill is outdoors, regardless of what LTS says about the smoke chasing the flys out of the house.

    ~Crp
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2004
  8. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    So, T-Bones? Porterhouses? What kinda slabs you throwin' in the coals?
     
  9. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
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    Just put on some Sirloin this time Smash, I'm really a T-bone kinda guy, but here lately I'm starting to feel like I'm paying for the bone... I think I enjoied the cuts that I cooked tonight as well as any T-bone anyway, nicely marbled, very good.

    Plenty left over...Ya'll come on! :D


    ~Crp
     
  10. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

    I'd still change that regulator.......

    Especiallly if it'd been anywhere near Zigzag2 !!!!!!!


    mike
     
  11. JohnK3

    JohnK3 New Member

    May 5, 2003
    Only thing I use propane for is firing up the turkey cooker to brew beer or to light the wood in my New Braunfels Smoker!
     
  12. Crpdeth

    Crpdeth Well-Known Member

    Apr 23, 2002
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    John, I have to agree, I'm more of a charcoal and black walnut guy myself, but after a long week, and a hard day, its hard to beat the ease of pushing that red igniter button. I'd have a Holland if I could afford it, and all the other toys I want, but unfortunately I cannot.

    Okay Mike, thanks, I'll keep it on the list then.


    ~Donny
     
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