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Lighting Charcoal

edited 11:41PM in EggHead Forum
What is the quickest way to light charcoal in the BGE?


  • hayhonkerhayhonker Posts: 576
    The quickest way to get it going would be to use a mapp torch or weed burner. 35-40 seconds should be plenty.
    Quickest from a "time you need to stand there next to it" standpoint would be to use a firestarter cube. Light the cube, come back in ten miuntes and you'll have a fire going.

  • edbroedbro Posts: 300
    I use 1) electric starter 2) MAAP torch 3) starter cubes and 4) charcoal chimney. I find them all equally effective and almost equally quick. Each of these gets me a lit fire within 10 minutes. I keep going back to the electric starter because it is simple and doesn't require any renewable supplies.

  • CJCJ Posts: 50
    I keep using the Chimney Starter....10 minutes, and I've already paid for the sheet of Newspaper!!

  • smokinsopsmokinsop Posts: 180
    Weed Burner is 30 seconds

  • Smokin BobSmokin Bob Posts: 239
    ss,[p]MAPP is the quickest method in my book without question.
  • ss,
    I always used the cubes. I was going to get a MAPP tourch, but I started using the chiminy to see what it was like. I've been using it for a few months now and I have no reason yo go with a tourch.

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