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Just got a Mapp Torch . Game Changer !!!

I just got this thing and I gotta say , It is the greatest thing !! If you don't have one I would highly recommend it . I lit the egg in less than 30 seconds and the heat was where I wanted it 10 minutes later !!

I am amazed at this thing . 
Toronto

Comments

  • +1. It is the only way I've ever lit an Egg. Sparks might be the only downfall.
    My PitMaster IQ120 FREAKIN ROCKS!!!!!!! Current BGE arsenal: XL & MiniMax
  • +1 I have played with all the lighting implements BGE electric starter,Looft lighter,BGE fire starters and of corse the Mapp torch and IMO their is nothing better then the Mapp torch !!!
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • QDudeQDude Posts: 664
    Where did you get it and how much?

    A northern Colorado Egghead since 2012!

    XL and a Small BGE.

  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    I got it at Home Depot and it was $60 but I am in Toronto so the price will be a bit less in the States (I would imagine.

    the Ts8000 apparently burns 30 % higher than the ts4000 .

    Toronto
  • I use a weed burner. I can't remember how much it was, but it was not $60. Here's a photo of what I use from Lowes.
    image
    Flint, Michigan
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,828
    I use a weed burner. I can't remember how much it was, but it was not $60. Here's a photo of what I use from Lowes. image
    +1 and it keeps your hands away from the sparks.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • bud812 said:
    I use a weed burner. I can't remember how much it was, but it was not $60. Here's a photo of what I use from Lowes. image
    +1 and it keeps your hands away from the sparks.
    +2.  In respect of the Boy Scouts credo to always be prepared, I have a Mapp torch in reserve along with a loftlighter.

    Tom

    Charles is a mischevious feline who always has something cooking

    Twin lbge's .. grew up in the sun parlor of Canada but now egging in the nation's capital

  • robnybbqrobnybbq Posts: 1,907
    +1 on the Mapp torch

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    LBGE, Adjustable Rig, Spider, High-Que grate, maverick ET-732, Thermapen,


    Garnerville, NY

  • bud812 said:



    I use a weed burner. I can't remember how much it was, but it was not $60. Here's a photo of what I use from Lowes.
    image

    +1 and it keeps your hands away from the sparks.

    +2.  In respect of the Boy Scouts credo to always be prepared, I have a Mapp torch in reserve along with a loftlighter.


    I was never a Boy Scout. I was in the politically incorrect Indian Guides. We thinkem fire good (heh, heh, heh). I have a Dewalt hot air gun and I can always use a veg oil soaked paper towel.
    Flint, Michigan
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,690

    the Ts8000 apparently burns 30 % higher than the ts4000 .

    Which one did you get?  the 8000 or the 4000?
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • @Fred19Flinstone

    I also have the old fashioned electric starter that I bought at the same time as my first egg and a box of starter cubes and I would never be adversed to using the oil soaked paper towel route!

    Tom

    Charles is a mischevious feline who always has something cooking

    Twin lbge's .. grew up in the sun parlor of Canada but now egging in the nation's capital

  • NsdexterNsdexter Posts: 193
    Coleman the tent maker sells something similar to a mapp or propane torch but only lights when theres fire infrot of it, its made to start campfires but for 7$ It was way cheaper than a mapp torch and its almost 3 feet long so you are away from the sparks aswell

    HFX NS
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,625
    My Mapp is only to light my Mini. Real men have this for Larges: Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Mickey  isn't that a little over kill ??
    2 Large Eggs and a Mini 2 Pit Bulls and a Pork shoulder or butt nearby and 100% SICILIAN
    Long Island N.Y.
  • Mickey  isn't that a little over kill ??
    He's compensating.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    i got the 8000.
    its glorious
    Cookinbob said:

    the Ts8000 apparently burns 30 % higher than the ts4000 .

    I got the TS8000
    Toronto
  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,052
    The TS8000 has aluminum threads, so either leave the head on the bottle or be very careful each time you re-attach to the MAP bottle.  They wear down quickly.

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    thats good intel !!
    thanks
    Toronto
  • CookinbobCookinbob Posts: 1,690
    TS8000 is on my Christmas list!
    XLBGE, Small BGE, Homebrew and Guitars
    Rochester, NY
  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,590
    I've got the 4000 and it's awesome!
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****? 



    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
  • KennyLeeKennyLee Posts: 747
    I've got the 4000 and it's awesome!

    So do I....love it.

    LBGE

    Cedar table w/granite top

    Ceramic Grillworks two-tier swing rack

    Perpetual cooler of ice-cold beer

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,928


    bud812 said:



    I use a weed burner. I can't remember how much it was, but it was not $60. Here's a photo of what I use from Lowes.
    image

    +1 and it keeps your hands away from the sparks.

    +2.  In respect of the Boy Scouts credo to always be prepared, I have a Mapp torch in reserve along with a loftlighter.


    I was never a Boy Scout. I was in the politically incorrect Indian Guides. We thinkem fire good (heh, heh, heh). I have a Dewalt hot air gun and I can always use a veg oil soaked paper towel.

    Oh Damn. I first read vag oil soaked paper towels. Whew!
  • Everyone in the know uses liquid oxygen to light lump.  Absolutely no aftertaste and 700°F in 30 seconds flat..  >:)
    A poor widows son.
    See der Rabbits, Iowa
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