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Re: ummmmm. . . . .
Posted By: Wolfspirit, on host
Date: Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 20:04:17
In Reply To: Re: ummmmm. . . . . posted by koalamom on Thursday, July 6, 2000, at 16:35:29:

> > as far as accidentally blowing yourself up, gas grills are at a level of safety now that you'd literally have to be a moron to blow yourself up with one.
> > >
> > > -Faux "ha!" Pas
> ...this almost happened to my neighbor. He somehow left his grill unattended but apparently with the valve completely open--flames were shooting up higher than the six foot wall that separates our yards, and were spotted by another neighbor clear across the other street.

But, despite all that abuse the tank probably didn't *explode*, eh? Those new safety valves (unidirectional gas-flow regulators) work quite well, at least.

I think I could make do with a blue-flame blowtorch to grill in the kitchen. :-)

Wolf "If it's good enough for Martha Stewart and Julia Child, hey, a blowtorch is good enough for me" spirit