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About a month ago I purchased a used propane forge. The ingiter on it has been placed too close to the front port and basically melted. I have been unable to find a replacement.

Basically it just produces a spark. Has a flp switch with two wires running off it. One is a ground and the other goes to a ceramic small think sparkplug type arrangement. The end of it goes into one of the two gas ports. When you flipped the switch it produced a spark in the gas port, igniting the propane going into the forge.

I can live without it (matches work OK), but am interested in finding a replacement. Can anyone suggest a supply source or at least tell me what to look for on google as far as proper terminology?

Ken Scharabok
 

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Um, what about a replacement ceramic lighter made for gas grills? About $5 I'd guess. The normal red pushbutton type and I believe there are ones that have a rotary knob that will do the same thing.
 

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I belive what you are talking about is a Piezo ignition system. They are used on all sorts of gas appliances. My BBQ, propane refrigerator and heater all have one. Google Piezo.
 

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Thank you for leads. Didn't occur to me there might have been a button on top as that area had been completely melted. With the piece of spring sticking up, throught it might have been a switch instead.

Ken Scharabok
 
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