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Unread 01-09-2013, 11:37 AM   #1
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Default Weber Compact Chimney Starter


Weber is releasing a new line of accessories this month and I found this video this morning on the new compact chimney starter which looks really good for small grills and starting up smaller amounts of charcoal for minion method burns...
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Cool. I wonder what the diameter is. The regular chimney starter is great for lighting up small amounts of charcoal too, though this one looks more compact/portable. And really I rarely use my regular chimney to light a full load ever. Hopefully the hardware stores will start carrying them .
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Good thing I just bought the fullsize one
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Great little chimney, i've had mine for a couple months now.

DIMS:

Compact: 10.5 x 8 x 5.8 inches

Regular: 13.2 x 8.2 x 12.7 inches
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I should be getting mine this week.

I've been lusting after Phubar's Phor a while now. I looked around and never saw any, but it popped up on Amazon in the past couple weeks and I ordered it. Great for the WGA, Smokey Joe, etc.
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Does this mean I only use half the amount of lighter fluid?
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I don't get it. I've never had a problem with only putting in how much charcoal I actually want to ignite into my standard chimney. There's no reule that says you have to fill it up right? What's the point?



Never mind.......just another reason to get another toy. I get it now.
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Does this mean I only use half the amount of lighter fluid?
Not really. They make Match Light in mini bags.
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I don't get it. I've never had a problem with only putting in how much charcoal I actually want to ignite into my standard chimney. There's no reule that says you have to fill it up right? What's the point?



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Love the smaller size. I'm going to get one for Michael. It will be perfect for his mini WSM. Thanks, John!
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I'm thinking this might be especially useful for Craycort CI owners if it can fit through the opening when one quadrant section of cooking grate is removed.
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Awwwww. It's so cute...............*running off to get one*
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Has anyone seen them show up in a retail store yet?
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