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Old 04-29-2019, 02:23 AM   #5
OklaDustDevil
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Join Date: 10-13-17
Location: SoCal, by way of Oklahoma & Texas
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Originally Posted by AKMIMNAK View Post
Yeah, I know a lot of guys like doing it this way. The "power" method :) Personally, I am not a fan of propane tanks. It's a pain to me having them lying around taking up space and having to exchange empties. If I had a pickup and a house with property and storage, maybe. But I live in a townhouse with no yard to call my own and a small garage. And worse, no pickup. I don't want propane tanks around. Plus, a chimney of lump might be 50 cents. Not really wasting too much, just a preferred way of starting.
^^^ I agree. Iíve always found it very easy to use a chimney of lump, or even briquettes, to start my woodburner. I find it a- helps begin to warm the heatsink formed by all that metal, b- lays down an initial coal bed before any wood is fully burned, and c- works great for lighting the splits very evenly.

Just my pov. . . .
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