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Old 06-13-2012, 07:33 PM
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Dakota Fire Hole

I just did my first Dakota Fire Hole today. Worked awesome. But I had a thought as I was digging my holes fighting with a couple of roots and a few stones.

Has anybody experimented with using a piece of PVC or smoke pipe instead of digging the second hole? It seems I might be a little quicker/easier to just dig a slightly bigger hole and angle one of the sides and lay a piece of pipe down instead of digging a second whole and punching a tunnel. A piece of smoke pipe could un ho NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:46 AM
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*holds hand flat and wiggles it some*

it's.... mediocre results? that's prolly the best NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:54 AM
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My original thought was a pvc coring tube like you described, I may actually try something like that NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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