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Topic: Conversion from Propane to Natural Gas . . . . From: Mike,
Subject: Re: Natural Gas Grills
How (or can) you convert a propane grill to accept natural gas?
Natural gas flows at a much lower pressure than propane, therefore, to convert from propane to natural, you need to increase the diameter of the orfice. If your grill has an adjustable orfice, (can be reduced or increased by screwing the orfice covering part) all you have do is turn to the left to increase the orfice opening. If it is not adjustable, unscrew and remove the covering cap and take it to your friendly gas supplier. They will have the proper drill size to increase the opening. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, call them up and ask what drill size you need to use to bore out the orfice.
Make sure that you get a clear, blue flame with no or very little yellow.
If I were you, I'd go for the gold and get a charcoal burner.