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Old 05-12-2009, 11:17 PM   #1
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Wok burner for home?


Has anyone successfully installed a LP wok burner for home use?

I've seen self contained units sell for 1200+ for 1 burner. Seems like there should be a cheaper way to do this?

If i can buy whole turkey fryer for 29.99; i should be able to install a single wok burner for under a 500?


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Old 05-13-2009, 03:31 AM   #2
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Use a cut-down old hot water heater? Hooking up a foot control valve seems to be the main stumbling block.

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Old 05-13-2009, 04:51 AM   #3
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Why spend more?

Originally Posted by zerobane View Post
... If i can buy whole turkey fryer for 29.99...
If you haven't already tried it, a turkey fryer works great with a wok, especially on camping trips.

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Old 05-13-2009, 09:00 AM   #4
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If you're talking about in your kitchen, the burner is not as big an issue as the ventilation and smoke handling. The average vent hood won't cut it.
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