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#5698004 - 04/13/15 04:19 PM Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend
Matt Offline
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Registered: 10/25/05
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I have some timber cut a few years ago and I finally got around to burning off the brush piles Saturday morning. I had a lot of help from one of the neighbors with a big tractor and a bobcat to push the piles together and cut breaks around each one. I called the VFD and had a tank truck at the ready, just in case. I was surprised at how well and controlled it burned. I just knew I was about to burn my place to the ground. Not a chance. Those helping me were all more experienced at this than me and convinced me I had nothing to worry about. They were right. I had three cedars torch over one of the fires, but that was about it. I had seven fires lit at once. I started lighting them at 8:30 in the morning and by 8:30 that evening, all were pretty well burned up. I'll be back out in a couple of weeks to clean up the big stuff that didn't burn up completely. I can't wait to till and plant the new cleared space.




Thanks!!
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#5698072 - 04/13/15 04:47 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: Matt]
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cheers I tried to light and burn 3 brush piles this morning early. Could only get one burning with all the rain/moisture in them. Will try again later in the week early one morning if we don't get anymore rain.
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#5698101 - 04/13/15 04:56 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: Matt]
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#5698110 - 04/13/15 05:00 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: redchevy]
stxranchman Offline
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
More gas smile

Never, only diesel and used 3 gallons as it was and that should have been enough to do all 5 brush piles I have left to burn.
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#5698116 - 04/13/15 05:02 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: Matt]
Cast Offline
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I burnt mine Saturday. Mama hates that
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#5698157 - 04/13/15 05:18 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: stxranchman]
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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: redchevy
More gas smile

Never, only diesel and used 3 gallons as it was and that should have been enough to do all 5 brush piles I have left to burn.
I can light mine with a piece of toilet paper and no diesel. Oh, I forgot you get rain and I don't.
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#5698176 - 04/13/15 05:27 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: don k]
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Originally Posted By: don k
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Originally Posted By: redchevy
More gas smile

Never, only diesel and used 3 gallons as it was and that should have been enough to do all 5 brush piles I have left to burn.
I can light mine with a piece of toilet paper and no diesel. Oh, I forgot you get rain and I don't.


Our place is so dry that I would be scared to death to light an outside fire.
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#5698371 - 04/13/15 07:23 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: Matt]
Cast Offline
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I lit mine with a small cardboard box.
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#5698613 - 04/13/15 09:19 PM Re: Burned Some Brush On The Place This Weekend [Re: Matt]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
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Productive day. I burned one myself on Saturday. With all the the grass around here we are good to go.
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