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Natural Gas to LP Gas

It says it is Convertible to LP gas. But help me how to do it with less cost. Thanks.


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  • SONNENSTRAHL Mar 29, 2008

    Orphis means the caps where the gas comes out? Where can I get them?

    What do you meant by the cap of the regulator? Where it located at?

    Thanks for helping.

    Charles

  • SONNENSTRAHL Mar 29, 2008

    Where can I get orphis and what type of a orphis I should get?

    Yes! I can see the hexagonal brass cap in the regulator.

    How can I flip it and screw it when there is no thread on the cap?

  • Anonymous Oct 09, 2008

    HOW CAN I CONVERT THE OVEN TO LP?



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You will need to change the orphis in all 4 burners,and flip the cap on your regulator.depending on your model the oven might be converted by screwing the orphis down

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    Glen shaw Mar 29, 2008

    orphis is were gas comes out of.look on your stove you should have a set of orphis tied to it somewere.your regulator is were your gas line hooks up to stove.you will see a brass cap, just unscrew it and flip it over and screw back on

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What is an orphis on a gas stove exactly and where is it located?

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