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Old 05-28-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
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I usually don't comment on products but as I'm told happy wife , happy life , which has led me to the outland firebowl . I purchased the propane firepit from our local costco for about $80 a purchase that I am extremely happy with , now don't get me wrong I still love a wood fire but the wife not being a fan of the cold or with wood smoke being infused into everything now spends more time enjoying the ambiance and me her company instead of her crawling into the trailer early with a book or laptop . It isn't that hard on propane on the low setting yet throws a ton of heat and a very realistic flame and because it's a controlled flame can be put under the awning if raining or in the screen tent defying the barrage of mosquito's , as well as being able to use it during the plethora of fire bans experienced during summer outings , we even use it on the wood deck in the backyard for drinks in the evening . The only thing we didn't like was that it didn't come with a lid which after checking online found that they make one so I got our local bbq country to order them seeing as how they also sell the firepit but at a much higher price than costco , the rocks in the firepit would be bouncing around the truck bed before so problem solved the tab for the lid/carrying handle was $30 , now when the night wraps up after one to many glasses of scotch we simply turn the propane off and scoot off to bed without having to douse the coals of our fire . Money well spent perhap's not to some but for me , quality time was well worth the dollars , cheers mike
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Old 05-28-2013, 05:42 PM   #2
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ohhh thanks for the idea of the lid--we use the carry bag of course when its cook--but the lid would be easier..
Finally burned up all our old "house" wood this past weekend..I like the ease of the firepit and how when you turn it off--its off...
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:47 AM   #3
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Mike , which bbq country did you get the lid from ?
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:01 AM   #4
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Stoney, could you comment on how much space this unit takes up? If you could provide approximate dimensions, that would be great.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:04 AM   #5
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I got the bbq country down on capilano beside the motorcycle shop to order them in , it's across from the bmw dealership , it was cheaper than paying freight to get one to my doorstep and now others can have them as well , they didn't know a carrying lid was even available , the price they had on the firepit was considerably more than costco though almost double so for less than they wanted for it I got the firepit , carrying lid , and an adapter for my 25ft bbq hose so we're happy and now we can place it 35ft away from the trailer if need be , we've been at campsites where that would reach the beach we were backed onto , cheers mike
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Sorry had to run to the shed it is 19 inches wide and 12 inches high has a 10ft hose with regulator and an on , off dial to regulate the flame control and has what I would call large lava rock filler over the burner , the bottom support is high enough off the ground that we use it on the wood deck without scorching it , used it out in the bush this spring during a miserable storm -17c with a howling wind in the center of a first up tent with no sides we lowered the tent to the 4ft setting and 5 of us got fairly intoxicated keeping warm around it wearing only hoodies , I might add that one of our other pieces of camping gear are the silver foil chair liners those things are awesome , hope that helps , cheers mike p.s. we're leaving for chilliwack tommorow hope I can sleep lol
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:44 AM   #7
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What city you are referring to?
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:09 AM   #8
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Thanks Mike, we have the same one so will be on the south side on saturday, will pick one up. Mike is refering to Edmonton.
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Old 06-02-2013, 07:04 PM   #9
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Dave if you haven't picked up your lid yet then go to woody's rv on st albert trail they also have the lids and they're only $19 bucks darn it , it's not worth my fuel to return the other one to bbq country but I'll phone and see if they'll price match it for a partial refund , they are still overpriced on the firepit though it was also $110 so costco has them beat , cheers mike
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Another option...

...is to get one of these made by The Fire Pit Gallery in Ohio. They should be easy to convert to propane and a piece of cake to haul around. And only $1600!!
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