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Old 05-19-2017, 10:41 AM   #1
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Escape lists this portable fire pit on their accessories list. Anyone have a review of it?
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I have never heard of it before, but it looks like a dandy unit at 16" in diameter and only 6" tall. Nice to stow. For an RV on low pressure it comes set up with a 20' hose. Kinda wish I had of heard about it before buying my Outland Firebowl.
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A 20' hose by itself would be nice.
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Is this the one? I could not tell for sure
https://youtu.be/YgeP7N6zPTs
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Here is a youtube on this product (brush up on your high school French).
Also a link to the accessories page on Escape: The 17 Foot Escape
and a link to the manufacturer: Port-A-Fire Portable Propane Campfire Homepage




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https://youtu.be/YgeP7N6zPTs
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Here is a youtube on this product (brush up on your high school French).
Open flame indoors from a propane or natural gas source = Carbon monoxide poisoning. Not a good example! (not a reflection on you Parfsten, just the video author.)
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Yes, I know.... isn't this bizarre Could not believe it - so crazy i didn't think it would even warrant a comment as anyone with a wit of experience would know better. But then for those less experienced I agree aqa warning would have been in order...

I did, just now, find one other video - comparing this item to the campfire in a can..
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I have never heard of it before, but it looks like a dandy unit at 16" in diameter and only 6" tall. Nice to stow. For an RV on low pressure it comes set up with a 20' hose. Kinda wish I had of heard about it before buying my Outland Firebowl.
I'll stick with my Outland Firebowl Jim. Having seen both, I think the Outland is more durable, puts out a little more heat and looks better. Just my two cents.

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The problem is it's pretty hard to find a campfire in a can these days.. the people who have it are not likely to give it up and the company that made it went out of business after the kickstarter "fraud".. Personally I think the outland firebowl is a good replacement for campfire in a can, heard some good thing about quikfire propane campfire too but it looked more "flimsy"..
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This is a new exploration for me... have always hauled my own wood for camping. Not sure how I feel about these "canned fires". I understand there are increasing limitations on campfire so am looking into these items. I do like the smaller size and weight of the port-a-fire (I am expecting a 17B) but the jury is still out. I am hoping there will some "canned fires" at Osoyoos for me to see.


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The problem is it's pretty hard to find a campfire in a can these days.. the people who have it are not likely to give it up and the company that made it went out of business after the kickstarter "fraud".. Personally I think the outland firebowl is a good replacement for campfire in a can, heard some good thing about quikfire propane campfire too but it looked more "flimsy"..
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