Alternatives for Lighting Coal

Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: char1300 On: Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:17 pm

Store bought starter bag torn apart
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Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: char1300 On: Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:24 pm

Bought some supplies and got some free shredded paper
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Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: char1300 On: Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:27 pm

Few minutes of my time
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Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: char1300 On: Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:29 pm

And they work great
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Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: Carbondale On: Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:24 pm

Use a 1500W or higher heat gun. It will light the coal in a couple minutes..Heat plus air = ignition That's all I use now. Learned it from my son who found it out by desperation. Mother of invention.
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Re: Alternatives for Lighting Coal

PostBy: char1300 On: Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:16 am

I will have to try that as I would like to have multiple ways to start the fire.
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