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I need to replace the propane gas orifice to natural gas

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Just get the kit and replace it. The kit has a spring and a plug in it that lowers the .water coluum from 10 to 4.5 psi. Unscrew the gas valve and remove the spring and plug and replace it with the one in the kit. Save the LP kit in case you move.

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SOURCE: Converting propane to natural gas

hi there..be advised do not attempt this conversion yourself....legislation requires you have this work carried out by a corgi registered gas engineer who will issue you a certificate for you home insurance......NO CERTIFICATE NO INSURANCE..&..YOU ARE PUTTING YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS AT RISK ..

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