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I bought dormont model1625n fireplace,i was told it was for propane.am i able to use it with natural gas or do i neeed to change burner or orffice,and if so where do i purchase what i need

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Before they dig a hole six feet deep for you put in the correct orifice

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SOURCE: converting Thermos Stainless Grill to natural gas

You have to install a conversion kit for it to work the way you want. The reason is because the orifice in either the valves or the main "jet" that feeds the burner tube has to be changed. Natural gas is really not as efficient as lp gas (propane) because it takes more natural gas to create the same btu output as propane.

In short, your grill will not work if you do not do the conversion. I am including a link that lists the conversion kit for your grill, you can order it there and you can download the assembly manual as well.

Here is the link: http://www.charbroil.com/Consumer/product_detail_e.aspx?ProductID=1723&CategoryID=25

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

SOURCE: ORIFICES FROM PROPANE TO NATURAL GAS

Generally you can drill the orifice out 7 drill sizes larger for the lp to naturall gas conversion... Start with 1 orifice and if you like the size flame repete as needed... cost.... free if you have a drill index!!

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SOURCE: How to change a propane barbeque to natural gas

Most grill makers do not offer a kit to convert. Look in your manual and call manu and see if they do. My answer would be they do not have a conversion kit. You have to buy a grill that is natural gas.

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SOURCE: how to change a weber natural gas grill to propane

According to Weber, "There is no conversion kit available to convert any Weber gas grill from one gas type to another. Any attempts to do it will void your warranty."

Sorry, but if it's any consolation, Propane Gas burns cleaner and hotter that Natural Gas in an outdoor environment. Which translates into faster preheating and hotter searing temperatures.

Hop e this helps and happy Grilling!!

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

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SOURCE: I have a Weber Silver

Weber stopped selling conversion kits due to some legal action in 2008. There are no longer kits available. What you would have to do to covert it is order a replacement gas valve for the NG version of your grill just to get the orifices. Then you have to replace the LP regulator with a NG regulator. Typically most NG grills do NOT have a regulator but local building codes will require a NG regulator and a different gas line hose.
Conversion of a BBQ gas valve to NG is a matter of drilling out the orifice to a larger hole in an LP orifice.
You will not find anyone that will perform this conversion for you due to legal liabilites.
If you want to convert it... you will either have to order the whole gas control valve for NG or drill out the orifices yourself in your current gas valve hoping your got the orifice hole size correct when you drilled it. Mind you all liability for doing this lies solely with you.

This site has all weber parts:
http://www.clagrills.com/allgrillparts/weber/weber-models.htm

http://www.clagrills.com/gasgrillparts/weber/weber-gas-grill-parts-home.htm

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