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FAQ Subject: Rate of burn a 60k BTU gas burner delivers
Thanks a bunch, Smokey, but one more question, is that an average or high btu type rating? . sounds low, cause I can put 8 #'s in our coal tray and reach temp levels exceeding 1000 degrees, so 24K seems low to reach such great temps. Some gas burners with 60K btus can't get that hot, any insight further would be appreciated Gregg
The answer is in the rate of burn. A 60k BTU gas burner delivers 60k per hour. The wood is absolute, if you burn it in 15 minutes you are getting the equivalent of 128K per hour. However, I will do some more research to see if my numbers are on the low side.
BTW the 1000°F is why I broil steaks on a charcoal/wood grill rather than gas.