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Old 09-05-2015, 10:35 AM   #41
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Burning old cedar fence with 15 yr old stain at the trottage! Burns fast and noisy!!
I tried that with old stain soaked deck boards that were dry and cracked, sliced very easily for kindling but my wife thinks were are adding to global warming...sure was crackling and had some "pretty colours"...maybe she was onto something!

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Old 09-05-2015, 12:58 PM   #42
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We will be at Bon Echo in 2 weeks and again for Thanksgiving. We will just buy our wood outside of the park. Guaranteed to have better wood this way.
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Old 09-28-2015, 07:21 PM   #43
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Purchase wood at the guy outside of bon echo... we purchase from him all the time about $35 for a quarter of a face cord
As for all you other posters that are thinking about cutting down trees and Ontario you will be receiving a $125 fine and probably expulsion from the park leave Ontario Parks the way you found them
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an old Boy Scout trick to start a fire without kindling!!!! Go to a local lumber store/CTC/etc and purchase a fireplace log.......Cut this up in pieces and take along with you......Put a piece under a piece of log and ignite.......You will have a fire in no time at all.....J
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an old Boy Scout trick to start a fire without kindling!!!! Go to a local lumber store/CTC/etc and purchase a fireplace log.......Cut this up in pieces and take along with you......Put a piece under a piece of log and ignite.......You will have a fire in no time at all.....J
I guess the Boy Scouts must be teaching different tricks now a days ???
LOL !!!
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I guess the Boy Scouts must be teaching different tricks now a days ???
LOL !!!

Just when there is no dry kindling available out in the woods...All our boys carry a survival kit out in the woods hiking etc and two of the items are ..1) waxed (water proof) wooden matches and ..2) a piece of fire starter wrapped in foil.....J
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I have a large box of wooden kitchen matches I bought last year,,,
Not a one of them will light,,, maybe the humidity got to them ???
They were in the garage !!!
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I have a large box of wooden kitchen matches I bought last year,,,
Not a one of them will light,,, maybe the humidity got to them ???
They were in the garage !!!
Yipper!!!!

Get some para wax at groc store or use candle wax then dip or cover heads in the box...another boy scout trick!!!
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Old 11-02-2015, 11:32 AM   #49
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I tried that with old stain soaked deck boards that were dry and cracked, sliced very easily for kindling but my wife thinks were are adding to global warming...sure was crackling and had some "pretty colours"...maybe she was onto something!

Kevin
The odd piece of pressure treated makes nice colours as well as the copper burns. I would never cook over it but it is in the pile it gets burned.
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Purchase wood at the guy outside of bon echo... we purchase from him all the time about $35 for a quarter of a face cord
As for all you other posters that are thinking about cutting down trees and Ontario you will be receiving a $125 fine and probably expulsion from the park leave Ontario Parks the way you found them
We bought wood there that lasted all summer! We had to bail on Bon Echo in June of 2014. No matter how big or smoky a fire the black flies and mosquitos were eating us and the dog alive.
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