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Old 01-20-2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Burning green wood

I have taken down a load of conifer type trees and need to burn it all as not practical to remove, can anyone recommend an accelerant which I could use that is not too lethal to get the fire going- I have read that creosote is good and not too volatile? Thanks


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Old 01-20-2011, 03:48 PM   #2
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Do not burn newly cut pine inside. - Do it outside and stack it up (away from a building) to provide a good draft. Then use some kindling at the bottom and apply some gas or something less flammable. You don't need too much to get it started, but must have some patience until it starts.

Light it and then get the marshmallows and wieners ready for when you have some good coals. If you and have a spare pig, dig a hole, put in some rocks, the wood, get the fire burned down, then the pig and cover for a day.

If you have an acre of pine cleared, you may need a different schedule.



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Ayuh,... Diesel Fuel,....
Kerosine, home heating oils, both #1, or #2....
All pretty much the same stuff, 'n generally interchangeable...

Used motor oil, or animal greasee does the job too,...
Ya just need a propane torch to get 'em goin'....

The problem you might have is,...
Ya gotta limb 'em out, so they'll lay down better...
Otherwise, the needles burn off, 'n the wood is too far apart to git Goin'....

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