Homemade fire starters...on the cheap.

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  1. Nitrodave

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    Fires already ????? :jaw:
    You southern boys are soft... lol :p:picard:
     
  2. TurboDiesel

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    Who you callin' southern?!? o_O

    We're mountain folk! :dex:

    :rofl: :lol:
     
  3. Nitrodave

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    Well you are below I94..... :D
     
  4. TurboDiesel

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    The sound of that oil furnace is like fingernails on a chalkboard!!:doh:

    :handshake:
     
  5. TurboDiesel

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    99% of the population is south of i94.
    The other 1% has brain freeze.
    :whistle:

    :rofl: :lol:
     
  6. Erik B

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    Bought 10 lbs of wax from Hobby Lobby today. It was nice getting 40% off the regular price. Made it less than half of what wax bought by the one lb box cost. I should have enough wax for my firestarters for years.
     
  7. BrianK

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    Even after we move below the Mason-Dixon Line!!

    Started burning two nights ago. Got down to 36• here in northwest Virginia.
     
  8. yooperdave

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    Bought so,e on sale fire starters from Menards the other week and would like to review them.....

    pine mountain fire starters SUCK. Save your $$$$
     
  9. Canadian border VT

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    Hey my brain doesn’t freeze til at least February!! I am way north of 94!!!

    we don’t close windows til 34*
     
  10. brenndatomu

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    Says the propain man...;) :D
     
  11. Warner

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    AD5AFEDB-D238-4582-B744-B3EF7665E008.jpeg Sawdust from cutting kd scraps for kindling. We eat a couple dozen eggs a week. Wax from candle butts. Free fire starters.

    This is more than I’ll use in a season. Some will be given at Christmas to my wood burning people.
     
  12. TurboDiesel

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    :salute:
    I love it!

    I haven't tried the egg crates yet. I'll have to try them. :yes:
     
  13. brenndatomu

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    A little dab of "buck lure" added into the recipe would make for a nice gag gift...:whistle: :rofl: :lol:
     
  14. Warner

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    Literally gag!
     
  15. Eckie

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    Omg, I just looked at some of the link that Eric VW posted earlier in this thread.....when I got to fishingpol's pic of the Sasquach scat firestarters, I almost pizzed my pants. :rofl: :lol:
     
  16. Sandhillbilly

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    That’s how I’ve been doing them for years
     
  17. Cheepbeer

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    I really cheat...been using a weed burner for about five years.
     
  18. TurboDiesel

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    How long do you run the weedburner to get things going?
     
  19. Cheepbeer

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    Till the wood’s burnin’. I’d guess about 5 minutes.
     
  20. Cheepbeer

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    Wow! How’d I screw that up so bad?