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kevinrvfourseasons

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Posted: 07/23/13 12:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Make a fire to impress your friends and all the curious woodland critters:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjBfzyz-xM8&noredirect=1

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I have been making my fires like that for years.

I didn't know it had a name.

But I use kerosene instead of kindling.

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Sure takes forever to get going that way.


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I have been using a weed burner to light my fires this year. It works super good.

If I have the BBQ going putting some of the hot coals right on top is all I need to do as well.

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ScottG wrote:

Sure takes forever to get going that way.


huh. I haven't found any difference, other than the upside down is easier to build. Maybe it's just that I'm camping and not in a hurry.



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Must have been a slow day at the CG. Waiting for all of that I would have had a roaring fire built while the kindling was smoldering


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Just got back from a week of camping and all the fires were upside down. Can't agree with it being slow to start. I find they start better. I've never had to rebuild it and start all over after the pyramid collapses and puts out the flames. Burns longer and requires less messing around with. I like em.


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Not overly impressed.


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Guess I've become a redneck as I use a fireplace starter log and use some lighter fluid and never have had a fire die out....Never thought I would cheat and use lighter fluid but it does keep things burning ....


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