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Old 06-30-2011, 10:18 AM   #16
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The only thing i would suggest changing is moving the grill to the other corner on that same side, further from the house. Not that you'll burn down the house, but just to help keep the smoke from making the siding black or blowing into the window that looks pretty close to it

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The only thing i would suggest changing is moving the grill to the other corner on that same side, further from the house. Not that you'll burn down the house, but just to help keep the smoke from making the siding black or blowing into the window that looks pretty close to it
Then I risk burning the spruce trees.
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The only thing i would suggest changing is moving the grill to the other corner on that same side, further from the house. Not that you'll burn down the house, but just to help keep the smoke from making the siding black or blowing into the window that looks pretty close to it
Wind direction is rarely towards the home.
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Then I risk burning the spruce trees.
Then you are using way too much lighter fluid!!

Personally, I'd move it further from house. if you are happy with it where it is and it works for your needs, happy grilling!!
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Then you are using way too much lighter fluid!!

Personally, I'd move it further from house. if you are happy with it where it is and it works for your needs, happy grilling!!
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Then you are using way too much lighter fluid!!

Personally, I'd move it further from house. if you are happy with it where it is and it works for your needs, happy grilling!!
Have you ever been in a hurry and used a 250,000 btu weed burner to

fire up the coals. He he

Balled up newspaper under the lower grill works just as well as lighter fluid.

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How do you guys like it?

What should I do about the patch of grass I'm missing?
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I hope you have tried various locations before you assume that the the final resting place. - The photos did not give much information on the wind around the house, no matter what the prevailing winds are since trees and structures alway have more effect on the smoke direction.

Use sod for the missing grass and maybe a little top soil if the digging was too aggresive. Too bad the "solar dog" had to be moved into the shade.
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I hope you have tried various locations before you assume that the the final resting place. - The photos did not give much information on the wind around the house, no matter what the prevailing winds are since trees and structures alway have more effect on the smoke direction.

Use sod for the missing grass and maybe a little top soil if the digging was too aggresive. Too bad the "solar dog" had to be moved into the shade.
I bought Scotts EZ Seed, good idea?
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If the level now is good enough for you, the seed should be O.K. Sod is faster and does help fill localized low areas.
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I was also thinking of adding some Tiki torches. not sure how many, where to place them and which ones are reliable.
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If the level now is good enough for you, the seed should be O.K. Sod is faster and does help fill localized low areas.

Overall how do you like the look of the area now, anything you would recommend?
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looks good fella, like others said, seed if your not in a hurry, otherwise $5 worth of sod will fix that bare spot up nice
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looks good fella, like others said, seed if your not in a hurry, otherwise $5 worth of sod will fix that bare spot up nice
Were going to have people who have small kids over for the 4th.

Is it safe to place a plant protector or something over this area for an entire day so nobody steps on it? I used Scotts EZ seed which comes in that gold container.

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