The Best Things About Burning Outside In The Summer...

BrotherBart Posted By BrotherBart, May 20, 2012 at 11:34 PM

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  1. BrotherBart

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    1. Not having to worry if you overfire.

    2. Chunks and uglys always have a place in the fire.

    3, You don't have to worry about the thing burning till morning.

    4. You don't care if some of the wood is wet.

    Add from here.
     
  2. NextEndeavor

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    Marshmallows and campfire smell in your clothes
     
  3. fishingpol

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    I can fit more friends and neighbors around the fire outside than in the living room... and I don't have to vacuum when they leave.

    The beverage of choice magically shows up too, for some reason.
     
  4. DexterDay

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    Firebox size can be unlimited! !!

    Drinks always taste better. ;)
     
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    All the beer cans laying around ain't gonna stain the carpet.
     
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    Keeps the wolves at a distance.
     
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    1. You don't have to listen to the wife harp on you to tidy up the stove room and hearth.

    2. You pretty much can "relieve" yourself anywhere you want.....even while watching the fire. msp_blushing.gif msp_lol-1.gif
     
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    Throw some burgers and dogs on the fire!
     
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  9. ScotO

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    you can get tip-a$$ drunk, pee yourself and dance around that fire like a bunch of wild injins ......not that I have ever done that before;)
     
  10. mellow

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    No stinkin window to have to keep clean.
     
  11. BrotherBart

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    Pics or it didn't happen. ;lol
     
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    You can leave the Super Cedar's out in the rain and get em soaked and still know they are going to get that wet wood blazin. "Now is the time for a whole one!!"

    Thomas
     
  13. begreen

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    Our summers are pretty dry so there is usually a local fire burn ban for mid-July through August and sometimes into Sept. I'm thinking of a chimnea with a spark screen, but am concerned about the risk. Things can get tinder dry after a couple months without rain.
     
  14. Got Wood

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    Marsh mellow cooking contest - I'm the judge
    The Magic Box (cooler filled and within reach)
    If it gets too hot, move back a little
    Star gazing
    using up that pile of punky splits
     
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    Melting the evidence.

    Edit: I refuse to smoke cigars inside.

    Easier to watch the fishing pole from the bonfire than it is from the cabin window.
     
  16. DianeB

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    Could you post pics or your fire pits? Trying to get some ideas. We have some old stone from broken down stone walls and I would like to use those. What are the dimensions of a good firepit? 4 ft or larger? I saw one posted on hearth shaped like a keyhole. The rectangular bottom of the keyhole worked as a barbecue with grill placed on top - thought that was a good idea
     
  17. Backwoods Savage

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    Another nice thing is that if the fire goes out you don't have to worry about the furnace coming on.
     
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    Mine is imagination deprived. Think tractor tire rim.
     
  19. ScotO

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    Diane, here's the keyhole pit. I think you were the one who asked me about the size of my pit, here's the pic of it again. I will post a drawing with measurements later this evening. Sorry I got sidetracked and didn't get the measurements to you yet. Been really busy lately!

    [​IMG] 2012-05-12_18-56-53_842.jpg
     
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    You can load east/west, north/south, east/north, west/south...
     
  21. ScotO

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    one thing's for sure, when we are done cooking on it, WE LOAD IT UP BIG TIME!
     
  22. NSDave

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    Had my first outside fire this year; last night. Burned some wood that I thought was too punky for inside, but it went well. June Bugs were out in full force though

    So "testing" wood samples for burnability :cool:
     
  23. DexterDay

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    Also no need to mess with "Air Control". Load it up and let er rip!
     
  24. BrowningBAR

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    Nice fire pit. I am totally stealing this. I already have enough field stone to make one. Thanks.
     
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    It isn't cold.
    The ground isn't muddy.
    I'm not grumbling about the draftiness of the outdoors.
    It isn't cold.
     
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