Saturday, June 28, 2008

Time to get on the Gas!

With the Bandera cleaned up a bit and the cast iron pot modification complete in was then time to start the propane conversion. I had seen a few different approaches online but nothing quite like what I had in mind. So here we go...

Fire element placement:
We all know heat rises so the placement of the element at its lowest point was thought to be best, rather than create some kind of bracket to float the fire element I elected to place it right on the floor of the fire box.

Drilling access holes in firebox:

Test fit of fire element grommet