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Mountain Series 2 Burner Stove
Portable Type Gas
2 Burner Stove
Conforms to ANSI STD Z21.72b-2002
Certified to CSA STD 11.2b-2002
•To consumer: Keep this manual for future reference.
This instruction manual contains important information
necessary for the proper assembly and safe use of this
Read and follow all warnings and instructions before
assembling and using the appliance.
Follow all warnings and instructions when using the
For outdoor use only.
Model #: MS2
PO Box 4057 • Logan, UT 84323
1.800.650.2433 or 1.435.752.3922
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If you smell gas:
1. Do not attempt to light the appliance.
2. Extinguish any open flame.
3. Disconnect from fuel supply.
Do not store or use gasoline or other liquids with flammable
vapors in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
This appliance can produce carbon monoxide which has no
Using it in an enclosed space can kill you.
Never use this appliance in an enclosed space such as a camper, tent, car or home.
Pot Grate
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Burner Assembly
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and after use. Use insulated oven
1. DO NOT leave this appliance unatmitts or gloves for protection
tended while in use. The user must
from hot surfaces or splatter from
remain in the immediate area of
cooking liquids.
the product and have a clear view
of the product at all times during 10. In case there is a fire, call the
local fire department or dial
2. K
eep children and pets away from
911. Stay clear from flames.
burner at all times.
Do not attempt to extinguish an
oil or grease fire with water.
3. The use of alcohol, prescription or
non-prescription drugs may impair 11. Do not obstruct the flow of com-
your ability to properly assemble or
bustion and ventilation air.
safely operate this appliance.
4. F
or OUTDOOR use only. Do
NOT use in a building, garage
or any other enclosed area. Do
NOT use in or on recreational
vehicles or boats. NEVER use this
appliance as a heater.
NOTE: This appliance is set to use 16.4 oz. disposable
propane cylinders. Use only cylinders marked propane.
Disposable propane cylinders must be disconnected from
the stove when it is in storage.
Refillable Bulk LP-Gas Tanks with a maximum capacity
of 20 pounds may also be used with an optional bulk tank
adapter hose. (Use Camp Chef Model HRDSP to connect
to the bulk tank.) Refillable propane gas cylinders must be
turned off at the LP-Gas supply cylinder when the stove
is not in use.
5. Do not operate appliance under
ANY overhead construction. The LP-gas cylinder(s) used with this stove must be
Keep a minimum clearance of constructed and marked in accordance with the
1 foot (0.3 m) from the sides, specifications for LP-gas cylinders of the U.S. Department
front and back of appliance to of Transportation or Transport Canada, CAN/CSA B339.
ANY construction. Keep the area Setup Using Disposable Bottle
clear of all combustible material 1. Make sure burner valves are off.
and flammable liquids, including
2. Remove plastic cap from top of
wood, dry plants and grass, brush,
propane cylinder. Save cap for use in
paper, and canvas. Never use this
storing. Screw propane cylinder into
appliance within 25 ft. (7.5 m) of
regulator. Be careful not to cross
any flammable liquid.
thread. Hand Tighten only.
6. Use ONLY on a level, stable
3. Check the connection between the
7. DO NOT place an empty cooking
vessel on burner while in operation.
Use caution when placing anything
in the cooking vessel while burner
is in operation.
8. Do NOT move the appliance when
in use. Allow unit to cool to 115°F
(45°C) before moving or storing.
cylinder and the regulator with
soapy water. Bubbles indicate a leak.
Check that the connection is not
cross-threaded and that it is tight.
9. This appliance will be hot during Perform another leak check. If there is
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Leak Test
hose to regulator & regulator to stove
(as shown).
3. Attach hose to cylinder.
4. Open cylinder valve.
still a leak, remove the cylinder and 5. Perform leak check on hose to
regulator, and hose to cylinder
contact the manufacturer for service
or repair.
4. The regulator uses a threaded fitting LEAK CHECK
to attach to the stove. It is necessary
to hold the stove to make sure the REGULATOR
fitting is seated. Align the regulator
to the fuel tube on the rear of the
stove and push on. Screw on the
connections with soapy water.
outer threaded sleeve in a clockwise
Bubbles indicate a leak. Check that
direction until tight.
the connection is not cross-threaded
and that it is tight. Perform another
leak check. If there is still a leak,
remove the cylinder and contact the
manufacturer for service and repair.
6. Turn off fuel at the cylinder and
disconnect both ends of the hose
when not in use.
5. Never operate stove with propane
cylinder in an inverted position.
Dismantling Hose And
Refillable Cylinder
1. Before dismantling high pressure
hose, be sure gas pressure in hose is
2. Ignite stove and turn off gas valve on
3. Allow flame to self-extinguish.
Setup Using Optional Hose And
Refillable Cylinder
1. Make sure burner valves are off.
2. Attach Camp Chef Model HRDSP
4. When flame is out, close valves on
the appliance.
5. Remove hose.
• Use appliance only with LP (propane)
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product contain chemicals
• Apartment
Check known to the State of California
with management to learn the to cause cancer, birth defects, or
requirements and fire codes for using other reproductive harm.
an LP Gas appliance at an apartment.
If allowed, use outside on the ground • Always close LP tank valve and
floor with a 10 foot clearance from remove coupling nut before moving
LP tank form specified operating
walls or rails.
• Before opening LP tank valve, check
the coupling nut for tightness. When • NEVER store a spare LP tank under
appliance is not in use, turn off or near appliance or in enclosed areas.
control knob and LP tank valve on NEVER fill the cylinder beyond 80%
full. An overfilled spare LP tank is
supply cylinder.
hazardous due to possible gas released
• Never use LP tank if visibly rusted, from the safety relief valve. Failure
damaged, or out of date.
to follow these instructions exactly
• If you notice grease or other hot could cause a fire resulting in death
material dripping from appliance or serious injury.
onto valve, hose or regulator, turn • If you see, smell, or hear escaping
off gas supply at once. Determine gas, immediately get away from the
the cause, correct, clean and inspect LP tank/appliance and call your fire
valve, hose and regulator before department.
continuing. Perform a leak test.
• The regulator may make a humming Warning: Hose is a trip hazard
or whistling noise during operation.
This will not affect the safety or use
of appliance.
• Clean and inspect the hose before
each use of the appliance. If there
is evidence of abrasion, wear, cuts
24 “
or leaks, the hose must be replaced
prior to the appliance being put into
operation. See product tag for hose &
regulator information.
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• All spare LP tanks must have safety
caps installed on the LP tank outlet
LP Tank Removal, Transport
and Storage
• Turn OFF all control knobs and
LP tank valve. Turn coupling nut
counterclockwise by hand only – do
not use tools to disconnect. Install
safety cap
tank valve.
safety cap
and strap
supplied with valve. Failure to use
safety cap as directed may result
in serious personal injury and/or
property damage.
• A disconnected LP tank in storage or
being transported must have a safety
cap installed (as shown). Refillable
LP-Gas cylinders must be stored
outdoors in a well ventilated space,
out of the reach of children, and must
not be stored in a building, garage or
any other enclosed area. Never leave
an LP tank inside a vehicle, which
may become overheated by the sun.
• Do not store LP tanks in an area
where children play.
• Storage of an appliance indoors is
permissible only if the cylinder is
disconnected and removed from the
• When the refillable LP-gas supply
cylinder is not disconnected from the
stove, the stove and cylinder must be
stored outdoors, in a well ventilated
space, out of the reach of children,
and must not be stored in a building,
garage or any other enclosed areas.
LP Tank
The LP tank used with your appliance
must meet the following requirements:
• Purchase LP tanks only with these
required measurements: 12” (30.5cm)
(diameter) x 18” (45.7cm) (tall) with
20 lb. (9 kg.) capacity maximum.
• Be constructed and marked in
accordance with specifications for
LP tank of the U.S. Department
of Transportation (DOT) or the
National Standard of Canada, CAN/
CSA-B339, Cylinders, Spheres and
Tubes for the Transportation of
Dangerous Goods.
• The refillable propane cylinder
used with this
appliance must
include a collar
to protect the
cylinder valve.
LP tank valve
must have:
• Type 1 outlet compatible with
regulator or appliance.
• Safety relief valve.
• UL listed Overfill Protection Device
(OPD). This OPD safety feature is
identified by a unique triangular hand
wheel. Use only tanks equipped with
this type of valve. LP tank must be
arranged for vapor withdrawal.
OPD Hand Wheel
gas and the regulator/valve assembly • Do not block holes in bottom or sides
of appliance.
• Appliance is not for use in or on • Never operate appliance with LP
tanks out of correct position specified
recreational vehicle and/or boats.
in Assembly Instructions.
• Do not modify this appliance.
Modifications will result in a
safety hazard. Questions regarding
certification in other areas may be
using this
addressed to 1-435-752-3922.
LP (Liquefied Petroleum Gas)
• LP gas is non-toxic, odorless and
colorless when produced. For Your
Safety, LP gas has been given an odor
(similar to rotten cabbage) so that it
can be smelled.
• LP gas is highly flammable and may
ignite unexpectedly when mixed with
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LP Tank Filling
• Use only licensed and experienced
• LP dealer must purge tanks before
• Dealer should NEVER fill LP tank
more than 80% of LP tank volume.
Volume of propane in tanks will vary
by temperature.
• A frosty regulator indicates gas
overfill. Immediately close LP tank
valve and call local LP gas dealer for
• Do not release liquid propane (LP)
gas into the atmosphere. This is a
hazardous practice.
• To remove gas from LP tank, contact
an LP dealer or call a local fire
department for assistance. Check
the telephone directory under “Gas
companies” for nearest certified LP
LP Tank Exchange
• Many retailers that sell appliances
offer you the option of replacing your
empty LP tanks through an exchange
service. Use only those reputable
exchange companies that inspect,
precision fill, test and certify their
cylinders. Exchange your tank only
for an OPD safety feature-equipped
tank as described in the “LP Tank”
section of this manual.
• Always keep new and exchanged
LP tanks in upright position during
use, transit or storage.
­• Leak test new and exchanged
LP tanks BEFORE connecting to
LP Tank Leak Test
For your Safety
• Leak test must be repeated each time
LP tank is exchanged or refilled.
• Do not smoke during leak test.
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• Do not use an open flame to check
for gas leaks.
• Appliance must be leak checked
outdoors in well-ventilated area, away
from ignition sources such as gas
fired or electrical appliances. During
leak test, keep appliance away from
open flames or sparks.
Use a clean paintbrush and 50/50 soap
and water solution. Use mild soap and
water. Do not use household cleaning
agents. Damage to gas train components
can result. Brush soapy solution onto
all weld seams and entire valve area.
1. P lace LP tank
level, and stable
2. Turn control knob
to the OFF position.
3. T urn
by turning
hand wheel
clockwise to
a full stop.
4. Remove the
cap from LP tank valve. Always use
cap and strap supplied with valve.
If “growing” bubbles appear, do
not use or move the LP tank.
Contact an LP gas supplier or your
fire department.
Connecting Regulator To The
LP Tank
Only use the pressure regulator &
hose supplied with this appliance. See
assembly instructions or appliance
name tag for regulator model
NOTE: If you cannot complete
connection, disconnect regulator and
repeat steps 5 and 6. If you are still
unable to complete the connection,
do not use this regulator!
• Do not insert any foreign objects into
the valve outlet. You may damage
the valve and cause a leak. Leaking
propane may result in explosion, fire,
severe personal injury, or death.
• Never attempt to attach this appliance
to the self-contained LP gas system of
Do not use a POL transport plug a camper or trailer or motor home.
(plastic part with external threads)! Leak Testing Valves, Hoses and
It will defeat the safety feature of the Regulator
1. Turn all control knob(s) to OFF.
(B) Nipple has to
be centered into
the LP tank valve
feature in LP tank valve, resulting in
some resistance. An additional onehalf to three quarters turn is required
to complete connection. Tighten by
hand only – do not use tools.
(C) Hold coupling
nut and regulator
as shown for
proper connection
to LP tank valve
5. Hold regulator, insert nipple (B)
into LP tank valve. Hand tighten
coupling nut, holding regulator in
a straight line (C) with LP tank
valve so as not to cross thread the
6. Turn the coupling nut clockwise
to tighten to a full solid stop. The
regulator will seal on the back-check
2. Be sure regulator is tightly connected
to LP tank.
3. Completely open LP tank valve
by turning hand wheel counter
clockwise. If you hear a rushing
sound, turn gas off immediately.
There is a major leak at the connection.
Correct before proceeding.
4. Brush soapy
solution onto
shown at right.
5. If “growing”
bubbles appear,
there is a leak. Close LP tank
valve immediately and retighten
connections. If leaks cannot be
stopped, do not try to repair. Call
for replacement parts. Order new
parts by giving the serial number,
model number and name of items
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needed to the Service Center at Lighting Stove Instructions:
1. Turn burner valve on and press the
red ignitor button until the burner
• Do not use appliance until leak 2. If ignition does not occur in 5
seconds, turn the burner control(s)
• If you cannot stop a gas leak, off, wait 5 minutes, and repeat lighting
immediately close LP tank valve procedure. If built-in ignitor will not
and call LP gas supplier or your light follow the preceding steps and
fire department!
hold a lit long igniter or match next to
the burner when opening the control
6. Always close LP tank valve after valve.
performing tank leak test by turning
4. Adjust the flame to the desired
hand wheel clockwise.
height. Flame should be compact
and blue in color.
Setup Instructions:
4. Avoid getting dirt in the valves,
regulator, and burners.
• Place stove on a flat, level, sturdy
• Open the lid and attach the
windscreens to the tabs on the inside
of the lid. Snap into place as shown.
5. To shut burner off, turn the valve to
off. (Clockwise)
If the flame is accidentally
extinguished, turn the appliance
• Make sure the burners are in the off valves OFF and WAIT 5 minutes
before attempting to ignite.
• Push regulator assembly firmly into Burner Flame Check
stove. Tighten nut securely.
• Light burner; rotate knob(s) from
• Screw propane cylinder into the HIGH to LOW. You should see
a smaller flame in LOW position
than seen on HIGH. Always check
flame prior to each use. A good flame
should be blue with minimal yellow
tip. Some yellow tips on flames are
• Do not put hands or any other
acceptable as long as no carbon or
body parts over the burner during
soot deposits appear.
lighting or when in use to prevent
Turning LP Cooker Off
• Turn all knobs to OFF position. Turn
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LP tank OFF by turning hand-wheel
clockwise to a full stop.
Hose Check
• Before each use, check to
see if hoses are cut or worn. Replace
damaged hose assembly before using
appliance. Use only valve/ hose /
regulator specified by manufacturer.
See product sheet for hose & regulator
All cleaning and maintenance
should only be done when the
appliance is cool and with the fuel
supply turned off at the LP cylinder.
DO NOT clean any part in a selfcleaning oven. The extreme heat
will damage the finish.
Cleaning The Burner
NOTE: Spiders and small insects can
spin webs and build nests inside the
burner. This especially occurs in late
summer and fall before frost when
spiders are most active. These nests
can obstruct gas flow and cause a
fire in and around the burner and
orifice. Such a fire can cause operator
injury and serious damage to the
appliance. To help prevent a blockage
and ensure full heat output, clean
and inspect burner tube often (once
or twice a month). NOTE: Water or
air pressure will not normally clear a
spider web.
times a year or more depending on
usage). Cleaning should be done where
detergents won’t harm patio, lawn,
or the like. Keep appliance area clear
and free from combustible materials,
gasoline and other flammable vapors
and liquids. Keep the ventilation
opening(s) of the cylinder enclosure
free and clear from debris.
Suggested Cleaning Materials
• Mild dish washing liquid detergent
• Wire brush
• Nylon cleaning pad
• Hot water
• Paper clip
• Soft brass bristled brush
Component Cleaning:
• Burner should be wiped clean. Hot
soapy water and a soft bristle brush
can be used to clean the burner
surfaces. Clean clogged gas port holes
with an opened paper clip. Replace
corroded or damaged burners that
would emit excess gas.
PANS: Clean the cooking surface with
soapy water and a nylon cleaning
• After appliance has cooled, wipe areas
where paint and finish have burned
off to minimize rusting.
Cleaning and Maintenance
Correct care and maintenance will keep
your appliance operating smoothly.
Clean regularly as determined by the
amount of use. NOTE: Clean the
entire appliance each year and tighten
all hardware on a regular basis (1-2
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To activate warranty, register on-line at:
The manufacturer warrants stove components (except paint and finish) to be free from
defect in materials and workmanship for 1 year from the date of purchase. All accessories
(included with stove or purchased separately) are warranted from defect in materials and
workmanship for 90 days from the original purchasing date. Within these periods, the
manufacturer will replace or repair defective parts deemed unusable from its original intent
by making available the parts thereof FOB Logan, UT 84321
Product paint and finish is not warranted. The exterior finish of the product will wear down
over time.
Clean the unit after each use to maintain the finish and prolong the life of your product.
Wipe away all grease and ashes. Keep metal products free of moisture, salts, acids and harsh
fluctuations in temperatures.
Warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage caused by misuse, abuse,
overheating and alteration. Repairs or alterations made by anyone other than Camp Chef
are not covered in this Warranty. Manufacturer will not be held liable for any losses due
to neglectful operation. Furthermore, this Warranty does not cover damaged caused by
natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, lightning, fires, etc.
Upon the expiration of this warranty all such liability will terminate. No other warranties
are expressed or implied.
Keep all original sales receipts. Proof of purchase is required to obtain Warranty services.
Prior written approval and a Return Authorization Number must be obtained and accepted
for repair or replacement only. Returns must be shipped prepaid. Collect shipment or
shipments without a Return Authorization Number will not be accepted.
To obtain Warranty services call 1.800.650.2433.
*Warranty applies to the contiguous US states only.
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