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I bought a great outdoors gas grill (tg560n) and had it converted from lp to ng at the store (Lowe's). Now I have moved and ng is not available and I would like to hook into the propane tank at my new home. My question on converting from ng to lp has going into this black-hole that has no answers. I don't care what parts I must purchase - I just want my grill to work.It can't be that hard if a high school student can convert it from lp to ng.

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  • clean_tn Jun 26, 2009

    I have ordered the part you recomended in my attempt to convert back to lp gas system. I contacted Lowe's and they were no help at all. My new question to you is can I use a orifice designed for a different grill manufracturer that is more willing to sell pre-drilled orifices?

    I found the SPUD orifice but have no idea on the dill size. I almost to the point of setting my grill on fire and start eating at Burger King, McDonalds...



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You will require new gas orifice (hole is smaller), and LP regulator.


Part # 80034 is the regulator/hose assembly $46.51

However I am finding it difficult to find the replacement orifice - as the OEM does not list the orifice diameter.

It's called a SPUD orifice - and they are intentionally un-drilled when new - and you drill it out to whatever size the manufacturer recommends.

Lowe's may be the best resource for this orifice, and may also have info on the orifice size as well.
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Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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    blueextc3221 Jun 26, 2009

    there is no "brand specific" orifice - however you NEED to know the size and pitch of the thread going into the grill burner tube.
    1/2", 3/8" (up to 5/8") NPT - 32.

    they ARE relatively cheap - about $2-4 ea at Lowe's... and just return the one that doesn't fit.

    Wait until the regulator arrives, then you can see if the hose fits. they might not have changed the orifice size (if they didnt know any better).

    Just let me know if you require more help once the assembly arrives.




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