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Offline erk444

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #450 on: July 22, 2019, 08:30:27 PM »
Im sure I could figure out some sorta cart. I just step inside and grab a couple cutouts and carry it like its a skirt...lol

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #451 on: July 23, 2019, 07:19:08 AM »
Im sure I could figure out some sorta cart. I just step inside and grab a couple cutouts and carry it like its a skirt...lol

Thatís what I do.😉
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #452 on: July 23, 2019, 07:24:24 AM »
Itís just nice to move it around, the cheap ones seem to lose their wheels pretty fast. I could always just pick it up and move around without wheels but they are pretty convenient.  I would expect the cost would go up a bit, it would need some heavy duty wheels to support the weight of the metal.
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #453 on: July 23, 2019, 08:36:14 AM »
Would you want it to be on the cart permanently? If so, I would worry about the heat affecting the wheels. I would think the cart would haft be separate??

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #454 on: July 23, 2019, 10:06:59 AM »
Would you want it to be on the cart permanently? If so, I would worry about the heat affecting the wheels. I would think the cart would haft be separate??
hmm, not a bad idea to have them separate. The ones on my pit now are attached permanently and they havenít melted yet, I put sand or dirt in the pit first.
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #455 on: July 23, 2019, 10:37:46 AM »
You could just tip on edge and use a dolly, but it would be more fun to design some wheels  :)
I am pouring a patio soon and am trying to figure out how one of these will fit into the layout!  has anyone used a gas flame with these?

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #456 on: August 17, 2019, 08:05:13 AM »
Picked mine up from Erk yesterday.   Everyone who has seen it loves it.   Didnít get a fire going yet, but Iíll post a photo as soon as I do.
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #457 on: August 17, 2019, 10:21:16 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #458 on: August 18, 2019, 03:06:39 PM »
I stole the idea from another forum member.   I used lava rock as the filler to get it up to the level I wanted.

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #459 on: August 18, 2019, 07:49:14 PM »
I stole the idea from another forum member.   I used lava rock as the filler to get it up to the level I wanted.

Whatís happens to the lava rock when you clean out the ashes?🤔
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #460 on: August 18, 2019, 08:29:52 PM »


Whatís happens to the lava rock when you clean out the ashes?🤔
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Iíve only had one fire so far.   I can say the wood burned extremely well leaving only white ash and a couple of small chunks of wood unburned.   

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #461 on: August 19, 2019, 11:17:45 PM »
I stole the idea from another forum member.   I used lava rock as the filler to get it up to the level I wanted.
Looks identical to my setup. Yard even looks like mine  :chuckle: Looks great. We sprayed high temp black bbq paint on ours tho. Without it it seemed like it would rust more. Catches the eye quicker as well. Kinda pops out at you entering the yard.
 
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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #462 on: August 20, 2019, 12:41:51 AM »
Pics are awesome guys! Thanks for posting!!

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #463 on: August 20, 2019, 05:02:13 AM »
I stole the idea from another forum member.   I used lava rock as the filler to get it up to the level I wanted.

Whatís happens to the lava rock when you clean out the ashes?🤔
Lol, was wondering the same thing.  A layer of oven brick would make cleanup much easier.

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Re: FS fire pit
« Reply #464 on: August 28, 2019, 11:47:38 AM »
Anyone near erk444 that might be coming to the Spokane/C'dA area in the next few weeks that might have room for one of these beautiful fire pits?  If so, let me know and I'll order one.  I got a PERFECT spot for it!!  :) 
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