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Let me see your fire pits!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by hoosierhen, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. hoosierhen

    hoosierhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting ready to dig a new fire pit a little further up on my property. (I'm getting to old to run to the facilities! LOL) If you have a cool fire pit, I'd sure like to see it, to give me some ideas. Thanks! Mary
     
  2. hoosierhen

    hoosierhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry no one has a cool fire pit ):
     
  3. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    We use a old metal barrel on a concrete slab that usd to be the foundation of a windmill. I will possibly get pics later.
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My husband used an old tractor tire rim for our fire pit and the kids piled big rocks up around the outside of it. I will have to try and get pics of it later. I also noticed that TSC has all of their fire pit rings on clearance here right now. The biggest one they had was $69 the beginning of the summer and has been marked down to $15 now! If you have a TSC near you, you might want to check it out. [​IMG]
     
  5. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    Quote:we used the same thing, and in most cases its bigger than the ones you buy. For that price you cant beat it unless you can get the rim for free like we did.
     
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    You might be able to get one for free at a junkyard... You'd just need some way to haul it.
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sorry, don't have a fire pit. Just throw a pile of wood on the ground somewhere on the gravel away from buildings and grass and up in flames it goes.
     
  8. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I've got 3 fire pits here. 2 are holes with cinder blocks surrounding them and are used to burn burnable trash. The other I just made from rocks to cook before we got the oven here. Makes for an awesome marshmellow fire. [​IMG]

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  9. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your talking about a pit for burning trash I haul our trash to the dump...I hate burning trash.
     
  10. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    Quote:ours is only about 4 foot diameter, fit in my dads truck easy.
    weve had a couple bonfires in it, i did burn garbage in it last year but it was a mess so we got a barrel for that.
     
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