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What transformer would work well for a kerosene heater igniter? Answered

I'm using a kerosene heater from time to time this winter and it has a built-in ignition glow coil that is powered by 2 C cell batteries.  I was thinking about wiring an AC transformer to it to power the ignition coil instead of using the batteries.  What range of voltages and mA might work correctly?  I have a 6v 600mA transformer on hand.  Might that work?  I don't want to burn the coil out by driving it too hard though.