Fire Starter

Byrond Posted By Byrond, May 7, 2013 at 8:35 PM

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  1. Byrond

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    IMG_20130507_203018.jpg Was reading through old threads about fire starters. My neighbor turned me on to these. They are about 2 bucks and once you open the container just cut them into 2x2 chunks and store in a ziplock. It wil light with just a spark. Add a few pieces of dry wood and you have a fire. Just an option for folks on a budget
     
  2. Ram 1500 with an axe...

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    My favorite starter is ...fatwood... I bought a 20 # case, split it up like kindling and tripled my volume. Logs great and starts great....
     
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    Here we go.... ;lol
     
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    Oh gawd, not again. ;hm
     
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    Part of the charm of hearth.com.
     
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    Geez... As moderators, I would think you would be pleased that we are using this site. There is a saying ... you learn something every day...maybe not the masters like you guys, but for us who are starting out and enjoying burning and trying to learn as we go, we are..... Now please don't hold this criticism against me, I know you we're only joking..... Well sorta ;-)
     
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    We are joking. Actually glad for the OP to post about a lighter not seen here before. Just chuckling because we know it will turn into a nine mile long thread with numerous Super Cedar posts. ;lol
     
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    Yeah I had to bust some chops, sorry, I love this site and I'm learning so much while having fun.....
     
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    Now if we can just get you to toss that fatwood in the landfill...
     
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    In most cases, we are. :cool:
     
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    No dice,I bought 20 # worth, it's gonna start a lot of fires next burning season, in fact, it's gonna start 2 tomorrow, I'm off from work, it's gonna be chilly and I will have an indoor and outdoor fire going on at he same time all day........ahhhh I love burning...
    Ps what's wrong with the fatwood?
     
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    Nothing whatsoever.
     
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    interesting thread. first time ive seen tension on here!...i say run what you brung...what ever works for you....
     
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    No tension, it's all good.....
     
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    This is not a fire starter, it's a BBQ charcoal substitute. It looks like a wide disk variation on Sterno (gelled ethanol).

    http://www.grillwithbic.com/flamedisk/howitworks.asp
     
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    Does anybody make their own??

    (sorry, couldn't help it.::-) - tis joke).
     
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    how long it take you guys to get your supercedar samples? Mine were mailed out 3 weeks ago, still haven't arrived ;hm
     
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    Thomas is always super fast with shipping...something's wrong there. Shoot him an e-mail & he'll make it right pronto.

    http://www.supercedar.com/
     
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    will do thanks!
     
  22. bag of hammers

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    In all the fire-starter threads on the forum in recent months, although there have been some interesting concoctions tossed into stoves, I don't recall reading anything in the threads around this particular stuff (sterno). It might be a non issue but got my curiosity going - anyone have any real concerns...? Would be good to let the OP know (I could just be making noise here).
     
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    This product should not be used to start a fire. It is not intended for that purpose at all. It is for outdoor use only. It also contains a toxic poison.

    http://www.grillwithbic.com/flamedisk/instructions.asp

    Read your stove manual for acceptable fire starting info.
     
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    Closing thread. There are a bazzillion others on this same topic with far safer suggestions.
     
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