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Outdoor Burner Recommendations

by Ray Griffith » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:33 pm

I am looking to purchase a good outdoor burner for blackening, crawfish/crab boils and possible wok cooking (which should have high BTU's, right?)

High pressure vs Low pressure? Center flame or wide flame (as in a banjo burner). Natural gas vs. propane ( I plan on having a quick connect natural gas "spigot" installed)

I would like versatility and I don't want to get to a point in which I wish I had better features/quality. However, I don't want overkill either (i.e. no plans for competitions etc.). I prefer American made. Any wisdom and recommendations?.
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Re: Outdoor Burner Recommendations

by Steve P » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:04 pm

Propane and high pressure...

Low pressure (as in the type of regulator found on grills) ain't gonna get it....and natural gas is not very cost effective in this application.
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Re: Outdoor Burner Recommendations

by Brad Keeton » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:11 am

Corey A just posted a link to a pretty good, inexpensive one in another thread.

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=20187#p152107
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Re: Outdoor Burner Recommendations

by Steve P » Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:52 pm

Brad Keeton wrote:Corey A just posted a link to a pretty good, inexpensive one in another thread.

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=20187#p152107


Mehhhh....not a fan of that particular model. The long legs may make cooking over this thing more comfortable but the height also makes it -much- more prone to tipping. I've owned a couple of these types of burners over the years and this would be my current choice:

http://www.amazon.com/Bayou-Classic-SP1 ... or+cooking
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