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Apr 30, 2013 01:35 PM


I have a Weber Genesis E310 Grill. I use it for conveience, but I prefer my Weber Charcoal Kettle Grill, but I digress.

I currently use Liquid Propane tanks. I am having work done in the yard and ran a Natural Gas Line. I thought that was the hard part. Little did I realize, the hard part is finding a conversion kit to convert from Liquid Propane to Natural Gas. Any ideas hounds on where I could find this? I swear I saw them before and no I can't seem to find one. HELP!!!!!

Thanks in advance.

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  1. I recently asked the question in reverse to help my Dad. I wanted the kit to convert natural gas to propane since his outdoor gas line had to be disconnected after Sandy. The guy in our local hardware store, who is a Weber dealer, told me they are no longer making/selling conversion kits of any kind. Maybe there are some old ones still out there somewhere? Apparently, Weber has deemed the product too dangerous (that way they can get you to buy a new grill, I spose).

      1. re: THoey1963

        Thanks. But it is more than that. I think The burners also need to be changed as the holes for NG are bigger. Also need a different hose to run the gas.

      2. I think it is the later.

        What kind of grill does he have? If by chance it is the same maybe we can swap parts?

        1. I am told all I need to do is remove the 3 cylinders/metal tubes where thw flame comes out and take a drill bit and make the holes bigger. Any thoughts?

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          1. re: angelo04

            I wish I could get my Dad to simply exchange grills with you. He's a pretty stubborn seventy-somethin' ex-cop who's house took a beating in the Storm. After talking to the guys at the hardware store, he's convinced his grill is useless and wants me to take it to the dump.

            Funny thing is, I've been a coal & wood griller for years. Yesterday, he went out and bought a huge Weber kettle and want me to show him how to use it. I spose that's a silver lining, right?

            As to your conversion, I think it's doable if you have skills, but please be careful. Apparently, the reason Weber stopped making/selling 'em is that they had been sued multiple times be people who had fires.

            1. re: MGZ

              I prefer charcoal and my kettle too. My genesis is for weeknights after work.

              I posse no such skills. But this has me thinking. I shpuld just buy the replacement tune for the natural gas model and swapnit out that way.

              1. re: angelo04

                Frankly, angelo, the only advice I'm comfortable gining is that you buy a new grill. I mean, I've rebuilt cars and houses, as well as having assembled plenty of grills, but I can't, in good conscience, suggest what you're thinkin' about doin' to anyone. Maybe you can try and sell the old one?

                1. re: MGZ

                  I Will probably go that route and sell it. For a gas grill it is awesome.

          2. I just saw the conversion kit at Lowes a couple days ago. I think it was $80?

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            1. re: boogiebaby

              Really? Which Lowes? Also donyou know if it was a weber specific kit or a generic universal kit for any brand? Thanks for the tip!