Today I learned of incinerating toilets that are used primarily in places where plumbing is difficult or impossible to install. They use propane and electricity to burn waste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inc…
Propane is actually odorless in its natural state. The odor comes courtesy of an additive called Ethyl Mercaptan. It’s added to the propane, so you can detect a leak and react accordingly. lakesgas.com/propane-101/…
Natural gas, propane, etc don't really have a smell of their own. A chemical called methanethiol is added as a safety measure because it is detectable by the human nose at incredibly small concentrations. It is also partially responsible for the smell of bad breath and flatulence. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Met…
Mosquitoes are attracted to burning propane, and mosquito traps are based on this property home.howstuffworks.com/mo…
That during the Columbine massacre, two 9.8 kilogram propane bombs were planted in the school cafeteria right before lunch. Had the bombs not fail to detonate, it is estimated that 488 students in the cafeteria at the time would have been killed or severely injured as a result. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
In 2006, Channel 4's "Gadget Show" tested the durability of an 'Indestructible USB' by cooking it with propane, freezing it with dry ice, submerging it in acidic liquids, running over it in a Jeep, and firing it against a wall with a mortar cannon - all data was recovered from the USB. youtube.com/watch?v=NyOFI…
During the Columbine HS massacre, two gunmen planted 9.8-kilogram propane bombs in the cafeteria, which would have caused 600 casualties there and the library above had they not failed to detonate. They also planned to ram car bombs into the arriving first responders for one last murderous act. theguardian.com/world/200…
Propane doesn't actually have a smell but instead, a scent is added for safety purposes. suhresgas.com/help/LP_GAS…
Engineers genetically modified E. Coli bacteria to generate propane from sugar through a modified metabolic pathway labiotech.eu/industrial/h…
Propane Tank Exchanges Only Fill Their Tanks to 3/4 Capacity - So When Price Comparing the Two Calculate by Gallon or Pound Rather Than Tank laurengreutman.com/save-o…
Today I learned of Jonathan Capewell, who died from a heart attack caused by the buildup of butane and propane in his blood after excessive use of deodorant sprays. He accidentally inhaled large amounts over time, as he reportedly had an obsession with personal hygiene. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/healt…
, scientists successfully used E coli and Glucose to create a renewable Propane Gas. theguardian.com/environme…
Refining a 42 gallon barrel of crude oil yields 20gal gasoline, 7gal diesel, and 17gal of petroleum byproducts such as propane, ammonia and plastic material, totaling 44 gallons; a net gain of 2 gallons. investopedia.com/universi…
Two families escaped over the Berlin Wall by building a hot air balloon. A mechanic and a mason, used their mechanical know-how to build a hot air balloon engine out of old propane cylinders. Their wives pieced together a makeshift balloon from scraps of canvas and old bed sheets. mentalfloss.com/article.p…
During the Columbine massacre, two propane bombs were placed in the cafeteria but failed to detonate. Had they gone off, they could've injured or killed all 488 students in the cafeteria. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
Propane fired cannons are used to keep birds away from some vineyards omafra.gov.on.ca/english/…
Today I learned of Barrack Busters, an improvised motar created by the IRA that fires propane tanks en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
During a holiday ice show at an ice rink in Indiana, a propane tank caught fire and exploded, killing 74 people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
Propane tanks have an expiration date lakesgasco.com/propane-10…
Today I learned of the Ufa Train/Pipeline Explosion. In 1989, a Soviet pipeline which had knowingly been leaking, managed to fill an entire valley with propane. Sparks from a train ignited the gas, causing an explosion perhaps as large as 10 kilotons of TNT, and killed 575 people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ufa…
Propane is an odorless gas. The distinctive smell is actually a chemical called mercaptin. ct.gov/pura/cwp/view.asp?…
A full propane tank should weigh 36 to 37 lbs; most reffillers/ replacers give you a 75% full tank. orangecoat.com/the-truth-…
The first time Johnny Depp met Hunter S. Thompson they built a bomb out of propane tanks and nitroglycerin to shoot at with a shotgun. thedailybeast.com/newswee…
Propane boils at -44 degrees Fahrenheit propane101.com/aboutpropa…
LPG (Propane, Butane & to include Methane) are odorless in its natural state. Odor was added as a safety measure. elgas.com.au/blog/460-ind…
A propane explosion in 1962 killed 74 people at a coliseum in Indianapolis. archive.indystar.com/arti…
That, on Dec 27, 1983, there was a large propane explosion in Buffalo, NY, that killed 7 and injured 150. Every year, the date is remembered at Fire Call Box 191 when the Fire Department rings out an alarm for the lost firefighters. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/198…
Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold planned Columbine primarily as a bombing. It was to begin with the eruption of two big propane bombs in the cafeteria. They also loaded their cars with bombs and gasoline, set to detonate about 40 minutes later. columbine-online.com/atta…
Many shaving creams contain propane. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
Propane was first identified back in 1910 by Dr. Walter Snelling who bottled some propane and discovered that it could light a whole house for 3 weeks declerklpgas.com/2011/01/…
Propane is actually odorless and the smell is added as part of production. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
A man once caused an entire propane facility to blow up by driving away with the hose still attached. A decade later he found his wife on fire in his home, which killed her. While he was getting rushed to medivac for burns himself, the ambulance driver died of a heart attack. nj.com/news/index.ssf/201…
Ethanethiol, which is added to liquid propane to give that 'Gas Smell," is not regulated. pesticideinfo.org/Detail_…
The largest peacetime evacuation prior to Hurricane Katrina occurred in 1979 in Mississauga, Ontario, when a train carrying propane and chlorine derailed and exploded insauga.com/the-1979-miss…
Hank Hill was named after NBA star Grant Hill, whose own father worked in propane en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han…
My shaving cream has propane in it. Now you're shavin' with gas! shop.gillette.com/p-88-gi…
There's probably propane in your shaving cream... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
The JFK Eternal Flame was requested by Jackie Kennedy only one day before his funeral. The original torch was a propane-fueled backyard tiki torch, with its base and tubing covered by a pile of evergreen leaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
,How to "hot-rod" a gas range on propane to put out 25% more heat per burner.

Was getting frustrated how long a GE XL44 large burner took to boil water, so I took a leap and drilled out the orifice spud a little bigger to let more gas through and on first try, failed, ಠ_ಠ the flame got bigger but ran out of oxygen and the tips turned tan and blackened pan bottom.

So, off to do research on replacement orifice spuds ($3.00) each, and noticed that the "smallest" replacement (Natural Gas) spud spec, is only .13 mm bigger than the largest propane spud. (.94 propane) or (1.07 Natural gas).

So I purchased both just to give it a shot, and the NG spud (.13 larger) worked great, matter of fact, outstanding! puts the large burner flame out to around 8 inches and boils water really fast.

Cross reference your range spuds across different models in the same series to find bigger jets. Or use parts site that will tell you other ranges that use the same spuds

TLDR- if you want to goose up a gas range cook-top, you can go (.13 mm) bigger in the spuds to

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