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Old 06-11-2024, 01:53 PM   #1
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1974 Trillium cookstove burners

My burners have been burning with tall, orange flames creating soote. My local RV repair shop said I have to replace the entire stove ($200+ for used/$400+ for new - not including labour).

I know it is 50 years old, but do I have to replace the entire stove? Can the burners not just be replaced? I don't want to call a gas-fitter appliance repair company in as it would be $120-$150 for them just to show up, especially if it is to say they can't do anything.

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Old 06-11-2024, 02:12 PM   #2
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Just from the photos, I'd say it has seen better days. I mean, c'mon, it's 50 years old. Did you think it wouldn't die of old age eventually? Nothing lasts forever, and that includes RV gas stoves. Rather than throwing good money after bad, I'd recommend replacing it outright. Some things aren't worth throwing money at, and this is one of them. I know that wasn't what you wanted to hear, but it is shot. Time for a new one.

A while back I replaced my Suburban two burner stove, (which wasn't near that old,) but I didn't like the poor performance from it. I replaced it with Dometic stove with recessed mount to the counter. It has sealed burners, piezo electic ignition, and allowed me to cut down a bamboo cutting board to fit in the stovetop recessed area. Easy to clean too. Just lift off the grate and wipe it out. I think it also looks much better as well.

And while I was at, I also replaced the "birdbath" sink with a new 9" deep stainless steel bar sink as well.

And this is the stove I installed, for probably for no more than having a service tech call-out, just to tell you they can't fix it. It's only $250 bucks out the door.

https://pantherrvproducts.com/50216/
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Old 06-11-2024, 02:25 PM   #3
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Thanks. I just wondered if the burners could be replaced, not the entire unit, but I take it not.
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Old 06-11-2024, 05:53 PM   #4
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Thanks. I just wondered if the burners could be replaced, not the entire unit, but I take it not.
OK, so keep thinking you're gonna infuse new life into a 50 year old tired RV stove that should have been replaced over 30 years ago. Good luck even finding any parts for a 50 year old RV stove. Just sayin'. Keep living the dream...
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Old 06-19-2024, 12:44 PM   #5
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Before you change out the original burners, please consider doing a pressure check on your propane system. The regulator may be allowing to much pressure in the system and that's why the flame is unusually high. If that is indeed the issue, a new cooktop would also have too high flames. Regulators are not that expensive through Etrailer and relatively easy to change out.
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Old 07-02-2024, 11:02 AM   #6
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What's the best quality propane stove that will fit Trillium 1300? Also looking to buy original Trillium lights ( NO LED) if someone has them for sale I can purchase it from you.
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