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Old 08-16-2012, 07:20 PM   #15
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If it works and keeps the beer cold you can call it anything you want. But when it won't light or doesn't run you can't post what the thing gets called then.

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Old 08-16-2012, 09:54 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Mike Magee View Post
I think people put a D in the fridge just so it wouldn't look like, um, that other activity.
No friging way!
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If it works and keeps the beer cold you can call it anything you want. But when it won't light or doesn't run you can't post what the thing gets called then.
True Dat, RogerDat.

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Old 09-21-2012, 05:10 PM   #17
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It works best if you light your refer before you light your reefer. Otherwise you get lit and tend to stare at all the flames for a great deal of time while holding the button and the refer never seems to function properly. I've known people to just sit and stare for 10 minutes while holding that friggin button.
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Old 09-21-2012, 07:56 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Andrew Gibbens View Post
In just these circumstances, I am a great fan of holding the button down very firmly, so that the button knows you aren't going to give in easily and let go. A mind over matter thing.

There are also those occasions when you may become concerned about whether or not you have pressed it far enough or hard enough, and a few "gentle taps" with a 15 pound sledge seem to be called for.......
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:19 PM   #19
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One thing I've done that's let me successfully (well, two or three times) light the 2-way is to hold the right-hand button down for a good minute AFTER I can see the little flame in the sight-hole on the left. I figure that what you're doing with that right-hand button is over-riding the "I'm going to turn off the gas if I don't feel heat" sensor gizmo. Unless that sensor is heated up the gas "should" turn off. Holding the button down makes sure that sensor is warm enough to let the gas flow. I'm surmising this based on the lighting sequence for my home gas furnace.
I just wasted a nickel bag trying that!

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