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What is the difference between 5B burner and yours?

Inquiry: 

What is the difference between 5B burner and your PowerFlamer 160 stoves?   Check this out on Amazon – High Pressure Burner Propane Iron Wok Burner 5B Fast Stove 100,000 BTU https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07JNK5CHG/ref=cm_sw_r_em_api_glt_i_AQJM50KWN4CHH6M21F0W?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

Outdoorstirfry

Comparing to this 5B burner on amazon, here are some advantages of our stoves:

1.  We have long leg option;

2.  We have configurable option for 1lb. propane bottle;

3.  We provide spider guard;

4.  We have stabilizers for long legs;

5.  Our hose has stainless braid;

6.  Our paint lasts much longer before rust starts;

7.  this Amazon stove product may only provide two main power setting.  And the seller may not be able to tell you as they are wholesaler, not technical at all;

8.  We are designer and builder of our own stove, we know inside out and have our own patents.   We support our products from a sky high expert point of view.

List can be longer, but let’s stop at above 8 points. 

Inquiry: 

I like the electrical burner, but I’m worried the electrical switch will eventually wear out. However, Im assuming the manual burner will not, since less parts.  If electrical switch does wear out, will it easily convert to manual burner?

Also, does manual burner have the spider guard? 

Also, I heard people complain about the hose not fitting securely on some wok burners.  Does your model have clamps to remedy this issue?

Thanks for listening to me.

Outdoorstirfry:  

When the electric igniter fails, you can use a long nose BBQ igniter to ignite the main burner directly.   You are operating it as a manual stove without a pilot flame.

The manual stove has its spider guard.

Our PowerFlamer 160/120 stoves do not use clamp.   Our hose connection is patent pending.   The hose connection to the stove should be tight and meet local code.

Inquiry: 

One last question, have you done any new remodeling on the manual stove other than spider guard?  I’m leaning towards purchasing this one because I’m a cheapskate and don’t mind using long nose lighter ?  Thanks!

Outdoorstirfry: 

Here is the list of improvement on our manual PowerFlamer stove:

  1. Spider guard;
  2. Much long lasting paint;
  3. Top burner plate secured;
  4. Hose clamp removed;
  5. Stainless braided hose;
  6. ACME type 1 QCC tank connector;
  7. Long-Leg-able;
  8. Configurable to 1lb. propane bottle;
  9. Continuous flame adjustability.
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Questions on Tank/Bottle, Stabilizers, Pilot Flame for PowerFlamer 160.

Inquiry: 

Hi, Do I have to buy a tank or bottle with the 160 long lead time model? I’d like to not have to do this. Also, what exactly do the leg stabilizers do? How do they work? And does the cover custom fit the burner or is simply a square tarp? Lastly, is there a pilot flame without the electric ignition start or the pilot flame only exists if you have the electric ignition option?

Outdoorstirfry: 

  1.  We do not sell tank or bottle.   You will need to get them from your local hardware store or gas station.  We only sell stove that works with tank or bottle.
  2. When people cooks, they may toss the food in the wok.  Since the food can be heavy, lifting the wok from stove may not be complete.   The result is that the wok is carrying the stove to a tilt.   Leg stabilizers help to stabilize the stove.   Please look at the “Usage Examples” section at the product link https://outdoorstirfry.com/product/long-leg-stabilizer-for-long-leg-stoves/.
  3. The stove cover is a custom hand-made piece for our stove.   Please look at the “Usage Examples” section at the product link https://outdoorstirfry.com/product/stove-cover/.
  4. The electronic ignition version does not have a pilot flame.   The electronic ignition flame needs to be completely turn off after the main burner is ignited.   Our manual version has the pilot flame that can stay during cooking. 

Hope we answer your questions.   Let us know any further question.

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Do I have to light it all over again each time for manual PowerFlamer propane 160 stove?

Inquiry

Hello, I am interested in purchasing a Powerflamer 160. I wanted to ask about the manual vs. electronic ignition first. If I purchase the manual ignition, will the pilot light stay on if I turn off the heat (e.g., between dishes), or do I have to light it all over again each time? Thank you.

Outdoorstirfry

For manual stove, the pilot flame can stay lit for you to turn off the main burner between dishes.   You don’t have to re-light it every time. 

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the pilot flame is orange

Customer (PF13L160): 

the pilot flame is orange, which doesn’t burn clean, is there a way to adjust the fuel/air ratio to maintain the pilot blue flame like one of your tutorial videos?

Outdoorstirfry: 

The pilot light flame should be adjust to about ½~1” long only.  In this length, it has a bit of yellow on its highest tip.  Most of the flame length should be blue.   If you set it too long, it does burner more yellow and interfere with main burner flame.   This is not desirable.

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Pilot issue

Customer (PF13L160):

Good afternoon, I have received my wok and have made delicious stir fry with it already. One issue though, the pilot light knob is very sensitive and I can essentially only do very high or off. It also gets adjusted higher just from shaking the wok stand.   It’s very hard to use otherwise.   Any help?

Outdoorstirfry:

Your dishes in your pictures look very delicious.   Sorry for the pilot knob issue.   The 2nd video on this link https://outdoorstirfry.com/support/product-documentation/ shows how to light the pilot flame.  After that please adjust it to about 1 inch in length.   It is sensitive under windy condition.

At home we are using similar stove 5~6 generation earlier.   My wife never bothers to light the pilot flame.   She is used to light the burner from the long nose BBQ ignitor and keeps cooking until done.   Cooking for a meal for family of 4 usually takes 5~10 minutes.

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Pros and Cons of electronic ignition

Inquiry:

Can you advise me pros and cons of having the electronic ignition?

Outdoorstirfry:

With electronic ignition option you do not need a long nose BBQ manual ignitor.  However you will need to strike a few times to get the burner going.   Manual ignition has a pilot flame.  Typically you light the pilot up and light up the burner from pilot.

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ingenuity, dedication, and commitment to quality

Customer (PF13L160): 

I am writing to thank you for your ingenuity, dedication, and commitment to quality. I have been using my brand new 160 (latest model) frequently since I received it. I am amazed at the quality of components, consistent results, and superior effectiveness of the centrally-focused burner. 

In fact, I love it so much that I am only afraid of what I would do if any part broke? Is it possible to order spare regulators and hoses? That seems like the most likely point to fail. 

Also, I am loving the updated pilot light design. It has been working flawlessly. I am excited to feed a small crowd!

Anyway, I just want to thank you again for bringing something truly fresh to the American market.

Outdoorstirfry: 

Thank you for your good words.  We agree that the regulator is the most frequent part needs to be changed.  We usually support once customer reports of such failure.  We would discourage buying individual part as most people don’t know well enough how to restore the entire system. 

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Valve for pilot flame

Inquiry:

    I’m looking at the 160. Is there a separate valve that controls the pilot light?

Outdoorstirfry:

Yes, the one on the right controls the pilot flame.

Inquiry:

I don’t have any experience using propane tanks.  It looks like the 160 comes with a regulator, do I need a high pressure regulator?

Outdoorstirfry:

PowerFlamer propane 160 goes with a high pressure regulator already.

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Is there any modification to the tip of the pilot light?

Customer (PF13L160): 

Is there any modification to the tip of the pilot light that would make it easier to light and keep lit? The control valve is too sensitive and the flame is small and blows out frequently.

Outdoorstirfry:

Can you look at 2nd video at this link https://outdoorstirfry.com/?page_id=768 to see if it helps?   I agree that a small flame at windy condition outdoor will be difficult to remain lit.   In that case it is better to light the main burner before cooking for every dish.  We will try to improve on how it can be lit in next generation.  However I don’t think we can solve for the windy situation.  Let us know how it goes.