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Old 02-24-2009, 05:13 AM   #31
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So is a glow ignitor that runs on AA batteries any good??
Yes and no.
If you use a nicad or nimh cell it will work much better that an alkaline cell. Also the 2 piece aluminum housing is a conductor and when the threads get dirty (oxidized) it acts as a resistor, hurting output. So check and clean the threads often. Also, many of the igniters come with a plated brass tube that wears out rather quickly. It's best to find an igniter that has a stainless steel or plated steel tube.
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