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Old 02-13-2014, 04:33 PM   #1
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Reusable Fire Logs

Here's an interesting product that just showed up on the FGRV forum

Repose Fire Logs
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Old 02-13-2014, 06:03 PM   #2
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An interesting idea... I'd guess they'd burn pretty quickly since the pellets have such a high surface area. Still, a neighbor has a pellet stove... might be worth while "borrowing" some pellets and seeing how this would work...
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Old 02-13-2014, 06:47 PM   #3
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we have a different use for those pellets....they make great cat litter--the urine turns them into sawdust and you sift it each day--taking out the solid items--all flushable. We been using it for years.
A 4o lb bag is around $7
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Old 02-13-2014, 07:40 PM   #4
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You flush wood down your sewerage? new one for me…isn't this stuff made from wood and doesn't it expand when wet?
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Old 02-13-2014, 10:16 PM   #5
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it turns into sawdust when the cat pees on it--and it says on the bag that it is flushable...Garbage people refused to take our garbage years ago with cat litter in it--so probably 10 years ago went to this stuff (labelled as horse bedding or pellets for stoves) and have had no issues--an extra flush I usually do just to make sure it doesn't clog--so far so good... (we aren't on septic)
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:31 PM   #6
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I would encourage people to check with sanitation authorities before flushing sawdust. I'm on a septic system and would not flush it, but municipal systems might be fine with the wood fibre in their biosolids stream. In my municipality solid waste is split into recyclables, organics, and other garbage; cat litter is specifically directed to the organics bin, even if mineral litter is used.
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Old 02-14-2014, 12:26 AM   #7
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Isn't there an app for that?
Re-inventing the campfire. Love it.
Does it come with a Kevlar storage bag?
Lithium batteries?
Bluetooth?
Are we there yet?
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Old 12-06-2014, 02:16 PM   #8
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Saw this on fgrv as it was bumped.

I like the concept, in principal. Especially if crossing the border with pellets is OK (no potential ride alongs like with raw wood).

Anybody seen this or similar products in stores?
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Old 12-06-2014, 03:28 PM   #9
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The pellets were originally intended for pellet fed BBQs and grilles. They do a fair job with barbecue, and a great job with grilling, so I guess one advantage would be you could use the same fuel for the campfire and the grill. Interesting.
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A campfire with no crackly noise? What fun is that? I'd rather buy some wood locally............
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