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BTU Recommendation

Inquiry:

I have decided to buy a PowerFlamer for outdoor propane canister use.  I intend to use a carbon steel wok.   Which model do I need relative to maximum BTU? I have eliminated the “need” for the 160.   What is your recommendation, or what must I consider?

Outdoorstirfry:

There is a web page at http://outdoorstirfry.com/?page_id=247 discussing deciding factors for a stove.   Let us know if it helps and you need further discussion.

Inquiry:

I am now torn between the 130BTU and the 70BTU.  Which one do you feel is adequate for a family of four?  Please help … and thanks again.

Outdoorstirfry:

The difference between BTUs is amount of time to heat up the wok.  If your dishes are mostly small and you wait long enough time before tossing ingredients into wok, you can live with a 70KBTU stove.   Hope this helps.