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Burner only makes small flame. Won't get roaring like it is

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Weed burner only makes small flame. Won't get roaring like it is supposed to.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hello and thanks for using this service, if you have been waiting do not worry or get upset I am just one of the techs on here and I try to get to as many customers as I can and I just picked up your question now. Please give me time to respond sometimes I get your replies late so there may be a significant delay in repsonses. Please be patient and often I will ask you questions to narrow down the issue to get is diagnosed correctly.

Have you checked the orifice it is probably clogged up.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I switched bottles and torches with same result. The burners I am using have the bulb on the end of the torch which means that it will handle liquid propane as well as gas. I tried turning the bottle upside down to allow liquid to reach the bulb but no improvement.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I could try jetting air in the torch end with the adjustment knob open to see if that helps. I have an air gun and compressor.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Yes I would give that a try this is a pretty simple system so I would say it is plugged up.