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Old 06-29-2015, 11:39 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by J Mac View Post
Why not just light the stove for her?
I thought of that one, but decided I didn't want to be the smart ass that said it.

Originally Posted by Floating Cloud View Post
As a last resort, you could replace the stove with one that some Escape owners have which does not require the use of a lighter.
And this type would be? Not having to light one sounds ideal to me as my tendonitis might not like lighting it if it requires a lot of pressure. And I'd be traveling w/o many times.

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Old 06-30-2015, 06:10 AM   #12
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How about installing a piezo push button ignitor? You know, the kind used on propane barbecues. There's quite a number of folks on FiberglassRV that have installed these. You can get everything you need at a big box hardware store.
Here's one link: I got spark - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-30-2015, 08:12 AM   #13
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I installed this battery igniter: : GrillPro 20620 Electric Push Button Igniter : Grill Igniters : Patio, Lawn & Garden

I have the stainless cooktop and I drilled a hole near each burner to mount the spark electrode. Others have made brackets to hold the electrode. Electronic Stove Ignitor - Fiberglass RV

For lots of hits just Google: RV stove igniter
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:53 AM   #14
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I've volunteered to light it for her, but she wants to be able to do it for herself. The Camco unit may be the easiest solution. Thanks all.

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Old 06-30-2015, 02:30 PM   #15
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Old 06-30-2015, 05:32 PM   #16
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Get some bamboo skewers and a bic lighter. Use the lighter to light one end of the skewer, stick the skewer in to where the pilot light is, turn on the gas and voila, you have flame. One skewer can be used for lots of lightings.


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