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Wont work in a any breeze- flame keeps going out.

This is mounted on a boat - therefore it is useless. Also the gas control valve is very finicky and is difficult to get in exactly teh right position to even get the flame started.

The grill is 6 months old and has never actually worked properly.

I suspect that the regulator is at too low a pressure for the large volume flame tube.

I am also thinking of blocking up some of the vent holes at the bottom of the grill.

I would be grateful for any advice.

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I used my Parker for 7 years on a Hunter sailboat. Full time liveaboard, sailing from California to North Carolina via Panama. It works better than any thing from West Marine.
To check the gas flow, just pull it out of the box and listen for the hiss of gas. If it is not a strong flow stick a pin in the orifices. If the flame in the box is not hot make sure that the interior plates are placed correctly. The unit will get cherry red when all is working correctly.

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Parker actually helped me solve the problem, but indirectly. Be certain that both plate holes are aligned. I had taken mine out to clean and was unaware that it mattered how reinserted. Give it a try.

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