Char-Broil Electric Charcoal Starter Review & Buyers Guide

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Char-Broil Electric Charcoal Starter
  • Generates 550 watts at 120 volts for lighting briquette piles
  • No matches or fluid needed
  • Get hot coals in minutes
  • No lighter fluid taste
  • Measures 17.5" L x 4.5" w x 2" D

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A chimney starter, likewise called a charcoal chimney, is a tool that is made use of to fire up either swelling charcoal or charcoal briquettes. It is generally used where charcoal lighter fluid, a hazardous oil derivative, is inappropriate or banned. It is additionally used when added charcoals are called for while the grill is being used, such as when slowly cooking something for a couple of hours.

A kind of chimney starter’s fundamental tool, called Automatic Dump Type Charcoal Lighter, was invented in the 1960s by Hugh King, Lavaughn Johnson, and Garner Byars of Corinth, Mississippi as well as marketed under the “Auto Fire” tag.  [uncertain– discuss]
Utilizing a chimney starter

A chimney starter is utilized by placing charcoal (swelling charcoal or briquettes) in the chimney atop the grate, then paper (or other fuel) is put listed below the grate to fire up the charcoal. When all the charcoal is burning (glowing red on the base and ashed over on the top), the chimney is lifted by its deal with and also the burning charcoal dumped into the grill.

If a pair of items of melting charcoal are left in the chimney, and also it is loaded with unignited charcoal, it will rapidly stir up the brand-new set, this time around without the aid of fire less heavies or paper, as well as without smoke.

A non-traditional usage is to prepare directly over or straight below the chimney starter, which supplies a high-intensity heat-source for flash-searing fish or other foods.