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Old 05-03-2016, 11:26 AM   #1
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Fire Starter Tip

I know there was a post some time ago about fire starters but I can't find it. Anyway, I started using the Weber cubes that I use for my BBQ smokers. These burn pretty hot for about 5 minutes, plenty of time to get your kindling going. Dirt cheap to boot.

Lighter Cubes (24-Pack)-7417 - The Home Depot
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:33 AM   #2
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Love the weber cubes, use them all the time to get my charcoal going. When I run out, a few paper towels with some olive oil on them make a decent substitute.
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:47 AM   #3
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:57 AM   #4
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I use the Rutland cubes for my BGEggs
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:07 PM   #5
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UGH!!! Me wait till fire from sky comes. Make loud noise, but start fire. Me save fire. UGH!!!
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:10 PM   #6
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Charcoal, cardboard, and lighter fluid. I'll look into those cubes though.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:13 PM   #7
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Railroad flares work really well for starting a fire with green wood. Just sayin'.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:15 PM   #8
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Charcoal, cardboard, and lighter fluid. I'll look into those cubes though.
That's what I used to use, along with starter sticks, sawdust cups, etc. The cubes come in a pack half the size of a sheet of paper and about an inch thick. 24 fires in a compact package. Just pop out a cube and off you go.
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For campfires we use our paper and plastic trash to start our fires. Paper towels and plastic cups burn great. Its a win win as far as I'm concerned, I get rid of trash and campfire starts quickly.

For campfire starter fluid, nothing beats the cost and ease of use of diesel fuel. It doesn't evaporate and burns slow to get the kindling going.
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For campfires we use our paper and plastic trash to start our fires. Paper towels and plastic cups burn great. Its a win win as far as I'm concerned, I get rid of trash and campfire starts quickly.

For campfire starter fluid, nothing beats the cost and ease of use of diesel fuel. It doesn't evaporate and burns slow to get the kindling going.
I can see burning the paper, but plastic?
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