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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Charcoal Starters/Lighters Buyers Guide & FAQ’s

A chimney starter, additionally called a charcoal chimney, is a gadget that is used to ignite either lump charcoal or charcoal briquettes. It is typically used where charcoal lighter liquid, a harmful oil derivative, is unacceptable or prohibited. It is additionally used when additional charcoals are required while the grill is being utilized, such as when gradually cooking something for a few hrs.

A type of chimney starter’s fundamental tool, named Automatic Dump Type Charcoal Lighter, was created in the 1960s by Hugh King, Lavaughn Johnson, as well as Garner Byars of Corinth, Mississippi and marketed under the “Auto Fire” label.
Using 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 gas) is positioned below the grate to stir up the charcoal. As soon as all the charcoal is burning (radiant red under and also ashed over on the top), the chimney is raised by its deal with and also the burning charcoal unloaded into the grill.

If a pair of pieces of melting charcoal are left in the chimney, and it is loaded with unignited charcoal, it will quickly spark the brand-new set, this time without the aid of fire less heavies or paper, and also without smoke.

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