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  •  this is an important question (1+ / 0-)
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    My family always believed in having a gas stove so it would work and could boil water if the electricity went out.  But it turns out that the new one has an electric ignition.  Is there any way around this?

    •  Not sure about the new ones, but I'd (1+ / 0-)
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      think blue

      think if you hold a match to the burner when you turn the gas on (LOW!), it should light.

      I always thought there was a way to disable that switch built in (it's a child safety hazard, I've been told).

      "Throwing a knuckleball for a strike is like throwing a butterfly with hiccups across the street into your neighbor's mailbox." -- Willie Stargell

      by Yasuragi on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 10:50:41 AM PDT

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