Uniflame Gct903w Owner's Manual

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OWNER’S MANUAL

MANUEL D’UTILISATION

MANUAL DEL USUARIO

Outdoor LP Gas Camp Stove Réchaud de camping d’extérieur au propane

Cocinilla de campamento a gas propano líquido para exteriores

Model No. / Modèle nº / Modelo no. GCT903W

Manufactured in China for / Fabriqué en Chine pour / Fabricado en China: Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc

Winston-Salem, NC USA 1.800.762.1142, www.bluerhino.com

© Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc. All Rights Reserved. / Tous droits réservés. / Reservados todos los derechos.

GCT903W-OM-100 EFS

Save these instructions for future reference.

If you are assembling this unit for someone else, give this manual to him or her to read and save for future reference.

The use and installation of this product must conform to local codes. In absence of local codes, use the

National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, CAN/CGA-B149.1, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code.

California Proposition 65: Chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm are created by the combustion of propane.

Conservez ces instructions afin de pouvoir les consulter ultérieurement.

Si vous êtes en train d’assembler cet appareil pour une autre personne, veuillez lui fournir le manuel afin qu’elle puisse le lire et le consulter plus tard.

L’utilisation et l’installation de cet appareil doivent être conformes aux codes locaux. En l’absence de codes locaux, suivez le Code national du gaz et des combustibles, les normes ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, CAN/CGAB149.1 et le Code d’installation du gaz naturel et du propane.

Proposition 65 de Californie: L’État de la Californie reconnait que la combustion du propane produit des émanations et des résidus chimiques qui provoquent le cancer, des malformations congénitales et sont nocifs pour le système reproductif.

Conserve estas instrucciones para futuras consultas.

Si está montando esta unidad para otra persona, entréguele este manual para futuras consultas.

El uso e instalación de este producto ha de realizarse de acuerdo con los códigos locales. Si no existen códigos locales, use las normas siguientes: Código Nacional para Gas y Combustibles, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, CAN/CGA-B149.1, Código de Instalación de Propano y Gas Natural.

Propuesta 65 de California: La combustión del propano crea productos químicos considerados por el Estado de California como causantes de cáncer, malformaciones congénitas u otros daños reproductivos.

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WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

For Outdoor Use Only

(outside any enclosure)

DANGER

If you smell gas -

1.Do not attempt to light appliance.

2.Extinguish any open flame.

3.Disconnect from fuel supply.

DANGER

CARBON MONOXIDE

HAZARD

NThis appliance can produce carbon monoxide which has no odor.

NUsing it in an enclosed space can kill you.

NNever use this appliance in an enclosed space such as a camper, tent, car or home.

WARNING

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

Do not store or use gasoline or other liquids with flammable vapors in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

DANGER: Failure to follow these instructions, dangers, warning and cautions in this manual may result in serious bodily injury or death, or in a fire or an explosion causing damage to property.

WARNING:

Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause injury or property damage.

Read the installation, operation and maintenance instructions thoroughly before installing or servicing this equipment.

Do NOT operate, light or use this appliance within 8 feet of walls, structures or buildings.

Keep all combustible items and surfaces at least 21 inches (53 cm) away from the camp stove at all times. DO NOT use this camp stove or any gas product under any overhead or near any unprotected combustible constructions.

This camp stove is NOT for commercial use.

This camp stove is for use with liquid propane (LP) gas only. The conversion to or attempted use of natural gas in this LP gas camp stove is dangerous and will void your warranty.

LP gas Characteristics:

a.LP gas is flammable and hazardous if handled improperly. Become aware of the characteristics before using any LP gas product.

b.LP gas is explosive under pressure, heavier than air and settles and pools in low areas.

c.LP gas in its natural state has no odor. For your safety, an odorant is added that smells like rotten cabbage.

d.Contact with LP gas can cause freeze burns to skin.

Do not store spare LP cylinder within 10 feet (3.05 m) of this appliance.

An LP cylinder not connected for use shall not be stored in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

LP gas tank needed to operate. Only tanks marked “propane” may be used.

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The LP gas tank used with the camp stove must be constructed and marked in

accordance with the Specifications for LPgas cylinders of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or Transport Canada, CAN/CSA 339.

LP gas tank must be arranged for vapor withdrawal.

LP gas tank must remain upright or at a 45º angle. Do not use when laying LP gas tank flat, as this will cause damage to your camp stove and void your warranty.

Dented or rusted LP gas tanks may be hazardous and should be checked by your LP gas supplier prior to use.

The LP gas tank should not be dropped or handled roughly.

LP gas tanks must be stored outdoors out of the reach of children and must not be stored in a building, garage or any other enclosed area. Your tank must never be stored where temperatures can reach over 125°F.

Never attempt to attach this camp stove to the self-contained LP gas system of a camper trailer, motor home or house.

Do not install or use in or on boats or recreational vehicles.

The use of alcohol, prescription or nonprescription drugs may impair the consumer’s ability to properly assemble and safely operate the appliance.

Never use charcoal, lighter fluid, lava rocks, gasoline, kerosene or alcohol with this product.

Your camp stove has been checked at all factory connections for leaks. Recheck all connections, as movement in shipping can loosen connections.

Check for leaks even if your unit was assembled for you by someone else.

Do not operate if gas leak is present. Gas leaks may cause a fire or explosion.

You must follow all leak-checking procedures before operating. To prevent fire or explosion hazard when testing for a leak:

a.Always perform leak test before lighting the camp stove and each time the tank is connected for use.

b.No smoking. Do not use or permit sources of ignition in the area while conducting a leak test.

c.Conduct the leak test outdoors in a wellventilated area.

d.Do not use matches, lighters or a flame to check for leaks.

e.Do not use camp stove until any and all leaks are corrected. If you are unable to stop a leak, disconnect the LP gas

supply. Call a gas appliance serviceman or your local LP gas supplier.

Do not use in an explosive atmosphere. Keep camp stove area clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids.

It is essential to keep the camp stove’s valve compartment, burners and circulating air passages clean. Inspect camp stove before each use.

Do not alter camp stove in any manner, doing so will void your warranty.

Do not use the camp stove unless it is COMPLETELY assembled and all parts are securely fastened and tightened.

This camp stove should be thoroughly cleaned and inspected on a regular basis.

Use only the regulator provided. The replacement regulator shall be that specified by the manufacturer.

Use only Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc. factory authorized parts. The use of any part that is not factory authorized can

be dangerous. This will also void your warranty.

Do not touch metal parts of camp stove until it has completely cooled (about

45 min.) to avoid burns, unless you are wearing protective gear (pot holders, gloves, BBQ mittens, etc.).

When cooking, fire extinguishing materials shall be readily accessible. In the event

of an oil/grease fire, do not attempt to extinguish with water. Use type BC dry chemical fire extinguisher or smother with dirt, sand or baking soda.

Do not use camp stove in high winds.

Never lean over the camp stove when lighting.

Do NOT use this camp stove if any part has been under water. Immediately call a qualified service technician to inspect the

appliance and to replace any part or control system and any gas control which has been under water.

Do not leave a lit camp stove unattended, especially keep children and pets away from camp stove at all times.

Do not attempt to move the camp stove when in use. Allow the camp stove to cool before moving or storing.

Storage of camp stove indoors is permissible only if the tank is disconnected, removed from the camp stove and properly stored outdoors.

Do not attempt to disconnect the gas regulator from the tank or any gas fitting while the camp stove is in use.

Disconnect LP gas tank when not in use.

Always use your camp stove on a hard, non-combustable, level surface. An asphalt or blacktop surface may not be acceptable for this purpose.

Do not use directly on wooden decks or wooden picnic tables.

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Keep all electrical cords away from a hot camp stove.

Do not use camp stove for indoor cooking or heating. TOXIC fumes can accumulate and cause asphyxiation.

After a period of storage and/or nonuse, check for leaks and burner obstructions.

Always use a meat thermometer to ensure food is cooked to a safe temperature.

Never cover entire cooking area with aluminum foil.

Do not store a spare LP gas tank under or near this appliance.

Use protective gloves when assembling this product.

Do not force parts together as this can result in personal injury or damage to the product.

Death, serious injury or damage to property may occur if the above is not followed exactly.

Assembly Instructions

For Easiest Assembly:

M To avoid losing any small components, assemble your product on a hard, level surface that does not have cracks or openings.

M Clear an area large enough to layout all components.

M Follow all steps in order to properly assemble your product.

To complete assembly you will need:

M (1) Leak Detection Solution (Instructions on how to make solution are included in “Operating Instructions” section)

M (1) 14.1 oz LP gas tank.

Typical assembly: approximately 5 minutes.

1. Attach Cooking Grid

2. Attach Regulator

3. Storage of Regulator When Not In Use

Operating Instructions

This camp stove is designed to operate with a one pound 7-3/8” high disposable / 14.1 oz. propane gas tank (DOT 39 Cylinder).

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REFILL ANY ONE POUND (14.1 oz.) PROPANE GAS TANKS!

Connecting Gas Tank

1.Make sure the control knobs are in the “OFF” position. (Figure 1)

2.Lubricate the threads of the regulator valve with petroleum jelly, insert the gas tank into the

regulator valve and hand-tighten firmly. (Figure 2)

3.LP gas tank must be kept at a 45º angle. (Figure 3)

4.Test for leaks.

To maximize use and prevent damage to the camp stove and it’s components, you must keep the LP gas tank a 45 degree angle. Not doing so will void your warranty.

Checking for Leaks

Burner Connection

1.Make sure the regulator is securely fastened to the burner. (Figure 4)

If your unit was assembled for you, visually check the connection between the burner and regulator.

WARNING: Failure to inspect this connection or follow these instructions could cause a fire or an explosion which can cause death, serious bodily injury or damage to property.

2.If the burner pipe does not rest flush to the regulator, please contact 1.800.762.1142 for assistance.

Regulator / 1lbs. LP Gas Tank Connection

1.Make 2-3 oz. of leak solution by mixing one part liquid dishwashing soap with three parts water.

2.Make sure control knob is “OFF”. (Figure 1)

3.Spoon several drops of solution, or use squirt bottle, at the burner to regulator connection and the LP gas tank to regulator connection. (Figures 4 & 5)

4.Inspect the solution at the connections, looking for bubbles.

If NO bubbles appear, the connections are secure. If bubbles appear, you have a leak.

a.Loosen and retighten the connections, making sure the connections are secure.

b.Retest with solution.

If you continue to see bubbles after several attempts, disconnect propane source and contact 1.800.762.1142 for assistance.

First Use

1.Make sure all labels, packaging and protective films have been removed from the camp stove.

2.Remove manufacturing oils before cooking on this camp stove for the first time, by operating the camp stove for at least 5 minutes on “ON”. This will “heat clean” the internal parts and dissipate odors.

Lighting

DO NOT expose the camp stove to flammable vapors or liquids during lighting.

1.Make sure all labels, packaging and protective films have been removed from the camp stove.

2.Make sure there are no obstructions of airflow to the unit. Spiders and insects can nest within and clog the burner / venturi tube at the orifice.

A clogged burner tube can lead to a fire beneath the appliance.

3.Control knobs must be in the “OFF” position. (Figure 1)

4.Wearing heat reistant gloves, position a lit long match or lit long butane lighter near the side of the burner. (Figure 6)

5.Turn control knob clockwise to “ON”.

6.If ignition does not occur in 5 seconds, turn burner control knob “OFF”, wait 5 minutes and repeat lighting procedure.

7.After lighting, observe the burner flame. Make sure all burner ports are lit and flame height matches illustration. (Figure 7)

8.Repeat steps 4-7 for second burner.

CAUTION: If burner flame goes out during operation, immediately turn the control knobs “OFF” and let the gas clear for about 5 minutes before re-lighting.

Turning Off

1.Turn control knobs to the “OFF” position.

2.Remove LP gas tank and properly store tank.

Cooking

1.Ignite burner(s) per lighting instructions.

2.Wear protective gloves to place pots and/or pans onto burner grid.

3.Wear protective gloves and use long handled tongs to place food into the pots and/or pans above the lit burner(s).

4.Adjust controls to desired temperature.

5.Cook until desired internal food temperatures are achieved.

6.Turn camp stove “OFF” by turning control knob to the “OFF” position. Remove LP gas tank and properly store tank.

Cleaning and Care

CAUTION: All cleaning and maintenance should be done when camp stove is cool and with the fuel supply disconnected.

CAUTION: DO NOT clean any camp stove part in a self cleaning oven. The extreme heat will damage the finish.

CAUTION: Keep camp stove clear and free from combusitble materials, gasolline and other flammable vapours and liquids.

CAUTION: Do NOT obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air.

Notices

1.Abrasive cleaners will damage this product.

2.Never use oven cleaner to clean any part of camp stove.

Inspecting

This camp stove should be inspected on a regular basis to ensure product safety and longer product life.

WARNING: Do NOT attempt to clean this camp stove unless the flames are COMPLETELY out and unit is cool to the touch.

1.Check burner to make sure it is secure.

2.Check venturi to make sure it is clear and free of spider nests.

3.Check all gas connections for leaks.

4.Check components for any signs of damage or rust.

5.If damage to any component is detected, do NOT operate until repairs are executed.

Cleaning Surfaces

WARNING: Do NOT attempt to clean this camp stove unless the flames are COMPLETELY out and unit is cool to the touch.

WARNING: Do NOT use oven cleaner or abrasive cleaners as they will damage this product.

1.Wipe surfaces clean with mild dishwashing detergent or baking soda.

2.For stubborn surfaces use a citrus based degreaser and a nylon scrubbing brush.

3.Rinse clean with water.

Cleaning Burner

1.Turn gas “OFF” at the control knobs and remove LP gas tank.

2.Remove regulator.

3.Remove cooking grid.

4.Remove burners.

5.Clean inlet of burners with small bottle brush or compressed air.

6.Remove all food residue and dirt on burner surfaces.

7.Clean any clogged ports with a stiff wire (such as an opened paper clip)

8.Inspect burners for any damage (cracks or holes). If damage is found, replace with new burner(s) from the manufacturer.

9.Reinstall burners. Reconnect regulator.

10.Replace cooking grid.

11.Preform leak test.

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Product Registration

For faster warranty service, register your product immediately at www.bluerhino.com or call 1.800.762.1142.

Limited Warranty

Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc (“Vendor”) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product, and to no other person, that if this product is assembled and operated in accordance with the printed instructions accompanying it, then for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase, all parts in such product shall be free from defects in material and workmanship. Vendor may require reasonable proof of your date

of purchase. Therefore, you should retain your sales slip or invoice. This Limited Warranty shall be limited to the repair or replacement of parts, which prove defective under normal use and service and which Vendor shall determine in its reasonable discretion upon examination to be defective. Before returning any parts, you should contact Vendor’s Customer Service Department using the contact information listed below. If Vendor confirms, after examination, a defect covered by this Limited Warranty in any returned part, and if Vendor approves the claim, Vendor will replace such defective part without charge. If you return defective parts, transportation charges must be prepaid by you. Vendor will return replacement parts to the original retail purchaser, freight or postage prepaid.

This Limited Warranty does not cover any failures or operating difficulties due to accident, abuse, misuse, alteration, misapplication, improper installation or improper maintenance or service by you or any third party, or failure to perform normal and routine

maintenance on the product as set out in this owner’s manual. In addition, the Limited Warranty does not cover damage to the finish, such as scratches, dents, discoloration, rust or other weather damage, after purchase.

This Limited Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties. Vendor disclaims all warranties for products that are purchased from sellers other than authorized retailers or distributors, including the warranty of merchantability or the warranty of fitness

for a particular purpose. VENDOR ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. VENDOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO PURCHASER OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Vendor further disclaims any implied or express warranty of, and assumes no responsibility for, defects in workmanship caused by third parties.

This Limited Warranty gives the purchaser specific legal rights; a purchaser may have other rights depending upon where he or she lives. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of special, incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long a warranty lasts, so the above exclusion and limitations may not apply to everyone.

Vendor does not authorize any person or company to assume for it any other obligation or liability in connection with the sale, installation, use, removal, return, or replacement of its equipment, and no such representations are binding on Vendor.

Blue Rhino Global Sourcing, Inc Winston-Salem, North Carolina USA (800) 762-1142

Troubleshooting

Please visit www.bluerhino.com or call 1.800.762.1142.

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