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Position of tank and wok support ring

Customer (PF13L160EI): 

I have a question about my newly purchased PowerFlamer Propane 160 (Item# PF13L160EI) with Long Leg Stabilizer: For Long Leg Stoves (Item# TwoLegStabilizers).

Is it ok and safe to place the propane tank below the stove to weight down the leg stabilizer? 

Where should this (see attached picture) be position? Towards the user or opposite side? Is it called a wind guard? 


Every time before ignition, you will turn on the tank.  At that time please be diligent in noticing any leak.  If there is any hissing sound or smell of gas before ignition or opening of stove side valves, a leak check is necessary.  After leak proof, it is OK to place the tank under the stove.   Anyway the tank can’t be far away from the stove.  Isn’t placing it beside the stove the same as underneath?

The wok support ring you are pointing to has ¼ of its perimeter a high up rail.  You should place your wok handle there to prevent burner flame coming out to hurt your hand.


Thank you for the additional information.  Two more question if I may. 🙂 

I think I read in the FAQ that the electric ignition version I have does NOT have a pilot light? I will have to spark to light each time the main burner is turned off? 

To be honest, the electric ignition isn’t very good and I am now using a long nose BBQ lighter instead. If I knew this, I would have ordered the manual version and saved the extra cost for accessories. A pilot light is more useful.  Thank you!


You are right.  The electronic ignition can NOT serve as a pilot flame.  Usually you need a few strikes to get one flame successful.   The first few strikes are to fill up the copper tube with gas.