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Old 01-17-2013, 12:34 PM   #4
Babbling Farker
Join Date: 05-04-08
Location: Boise, Idaho

Originally Posted by jgarcia View Post
I have two questions for the brethren

1 - Does lighter fluid ever go bad? I have some that is at least 10 years old since I do not use it anymore.
It's basically kerosene, so I don't see how it could go bad.

Originally Posted by jgarcia View Post
2 -for those that have a PBC, it says to use lighter fluid. Can I just fill the basket with unlit coals and dump 1/2 chimney of lit coals on top of it. Looking to see if any PBC owners have different methods for lighting their fuel.
I've used both the lighter fluid and partial chimney method (about 1/4 of the PBC basket worth) and both work. However, I've abandoned the chimney and just use fluid now (even in competition).

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