Trouble Lighting Outdoor Gas Lamp

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Old 11-03-19, 03:46 PM
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Trouble Lighting Outdoor Gas Lamp

I recently purchased a house that has a gas lamp post with two mantel wicks. It looks like it had not been lit in years. I replaced the mantels and turned gas on. I went to light the burners and there was gas coming from the air adjustment holes at the base of the tube and that gas ignited there but not at the mantels. . I am assuming there may be a clog somewhere and wondered if I should just replace all the parts or try to find the clog. Have you seen this before? Let me know thank you.
 
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Old 11-03-19, 07:11 PM
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I relocated your post to it's own thread.

An insect has likely set up residence and will need to be evicted.
The entire assembly should be removed, dismantled and cleaned.
Try not to change the air adjustment setting.
 
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Old 11-04-19, 04:43 AM
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I would clean it out. Some pipe cleaners, pieces of wire or zip ties make great probes for cleaning out the tubing.
 
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Thank you, I will give that a try and let you know
 
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