YOUR CAMPFIRE

Discussion in 'Campground Etiquette' started by McCampers, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. kgesiako

    kgesiako Active Member

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    We have a case of the 4 hr fire logs we keep on hand. Stack 2 regular logs on bottom for air flow with fire log in middle then teepee of wood on top. Just light paper and relax. Even if wood is a little wet the fire log does wonders and we always have an awesome looking fire with no headaches and usually minimal smoke. Some people say that’s cheating, but so is our ac and heated mattresses, and I’m ok with that!!
     
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    No problem. I like tannerite too but not for starting a fire.
     
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    I still like to build a Really smokey fire.... always hoping those gals without bras would come reprimand me!
     
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    I use a LP fire pit now. Click a button... smokeless fire. Turn a knob, smokeless no fire. 10 Minutes later, all is cool, put cover on and stow.
     
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    [LOL][LOL][LOL]

    I was wondering when someone would reference that thread!
     
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    silvermickey2002 Morris County, NJ

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    I miss that thread lol
     
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    eoleson1 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe we should revive it, and ask members to post pictures.



    Of the smoky fires, of course.
     
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    silvermickey2002 Morris County, NJ

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    [LOL][LOL][LOL][LOL]
     
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    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

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    My favorite forum thread of all time! Loretta must be such a joy to live with. :laugh:
     
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    I suspect her sons will be closet nudist colony voyeurs.
     
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    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

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    [LOL][LOL] I laughed so hard when she said her 12 year old son was being traumatized, or some such foolishness (it's been a couple years since I read the whole thread.) All I could think is that her son was never loving camping as much as he did that day! [LOL]
     
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    jnc Welcome from New Hampshire

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    This fact! I bet he is camping on his own by now.
     
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    Toedtoes Well-Known Member

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    Unless she locked him in the cellar after the replies on that thread. She realized he would turn out like all the pervs here and think big busted women with no bras is something to enjoy.
     
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    No perv here... I, personally, enjoy fires of all sizes....;)
     
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    Orchid Sharp Shootin' Grandma

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    I don't think men are pervs for liking to look at boobs. [:O] Or even women liking to look at them if that's what they're into. Women check out men too, just natural.
     
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    Neither do I. However I suspect that PeaceDude(tte) does...
     
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    Not to derail (re-rail?) this thread....
    I always build a fire. I use the fire starters under a properly built base that lets the air in. Some wood is smokier than others. I like a little bit of smoke to keep the bloodsuckers away, but not so much I can't see or breathe. If my wood is exceptionally wet a good bottle of charcoal lighter fluid will burn hot enough to dry the wood out enough to ignite but I try not to bring wet wood. I always camp in areas within the legal limit for bringing my own wood yet or buy from nearby that's within the legal limits, I don't buy from the campgrounds, may as well just burn $20 bills in the fire, lasts about as long....
    I stop adding wood to the fire a good half hour before I'm ready to go to bed and wait until its burned down to nothing but embers and when I stir the fire get no new flame. Y'all can chastise me but I rarely dump water on it to put it out-out, I just let it burn to ash overnight. The state campgrounds I camp in have well-contained pits on concrete or dirt pads, so there is little risk of the fire spreading and I keep nothing so close that could fall or blow into the pit and ignite.
     
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    i take my own firepits because most times i dont like where the in ground ring is located. (wind/unlevel ground/) in my own pan/pail/pit, fire is better contained. i got a giant pizza pan to use as late night lid to cover embers. also use it as heat reflector on windy nights
    next morning, 2 logs with embers scraped to center makes quick toasty morning fire.

    (when i first read Smokey fires/no bras, i thought she was talking about ME.
    then i realized she was in another state.
    cuz im one of those big boobs with no bra at camp gals.)



    big & small:
    big is bbq grill size.
    small.
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