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The Fire Pit Thread

Discussion in 'Firewood, Heating and Wood Burning Equipment' started by svk, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. svk

    svk A little bit of everything

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    We really don't have a thread dedicated to hanging out by the fire pit. Important decisions are made, friendships are strengthened, food is cooked, beverages are consumed, and in general stress is released by watching a fire. Post up your pictures here.
     
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    svk A little bit of everything

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    Burned up my curly willow brush over at my neighbors this afternoon as his fire ring is larger than mine. Willow smells like urine when burned even when bone dry. Put some wood on after that was done and we'll roast some dogs once this coals up a bit.

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    Not yet... mine still needs the "spring cleanup" and such...
    But soon...
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    Brought a couple new seating logs in for around the fire pit:

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    Hooked them around for a nice squared off position:

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    For some reason, I didn't take any pictures of the fire to christen these new seats.
     
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    The old fire pit, comfie seats et all!

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    USMC615 Wood's Tougher Than Woodpecker Lips...

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    ...now there's some fire pit seats. Reclinin' only means I gotta pry myself out the next mornin. Lol
     
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    The fellow that owns the place sadly burns pretty much anything he can find. He has loads of wood but seems to like to burn speaker boxes, old chairs and used flooring. I am making him a nice pile of wood for the pit so maybe he can curb his desire to burn trash! I am sure once the seats get mouldy they will be set ablaze as well. :(
     
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    svk A little bit of everything

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    Could comment but let's keep the derails to designated threads.
     
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    USMC615 Wood's Tougher Than Woodpecker Lips...

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    ...here's a shot of my back patio...little fire pit, usually have to buy a couple a year...we'll burn em out. Just can't get nothing rip-roarin going on in a subdivision without arse-hole neighbors calling the law and chit. We've had fires on these little pits 6-8 feet high at times with little splits, then ya gotta focus your efforts and try to keep the 'stumblers' and the 'firewalkers' outta the thing, Lol. We've cooked a many of rack of ribs, half-chickens, leg qtrs, fish, you name it, firing the grills up...and plenty of cold ones to go around. I usually grill two/three times throughout the week after work, weather permitting, every weekend if we ain't working, hunting deer, turkeys, hogs, or fishing. Just good ol' shootin the chit times and everybody gets fat and happy.
     

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    Kabobs over the top of some soft maple, last summer with my daughter. Which reminds me, I need to fab up a skewer holder for this year.
     

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    PM me the comment. Perhaps you have an idea how I can dissuade him from burning what he should not.
     
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    Roasting peeps.

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    You said it all. Campfires are magic.
     
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    So....what you're saying is.....this thread is about sitting around shooting the chit, but not for actually sitting around shooting the chit.
     
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    No, no it is about sitting around shooting the chit chit. :yes:
     
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    I am not shoveling the deck or the yard to freeze by the fire pit. Although I was looking at some nice fire pit grills at bass pro shop last night.
     
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