Big Red Campfire...Nice!

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Big Red Campfire...Nice!

Postby Dusty Mark » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:17 pm

We're gearing up for a trip to FL and our Big Red Campfire arrived tonight. It's only 4 degrees fahrenheit outside, so we tightened all the fittings and fired it up in the garage.

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This is on a low-medium setting.

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Same setting with the lights out.

We replaced the included ceramic log set with 10 pounds of copper-colored, reflective fire glass https://www.amazon.com/Starfire-Glass-10-Pound-2-Inch-CopperReflective/dp/B0149D8APK/ref=pd_ybh_a_6?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=X3DMN7QY4NZTSR7GX6YK to add mass for more radiant heat. It looks like a bed of coals. I'll sew a cover to hold the glass in place during transport.

We bought an 11-pound Worthington propane tank to run this separately from our teardrop's propane system. This will allow us to have a chicken baking in the oven while we sit at the fire at the other end of the site. I plan to transport the extra propane tank on the passenger side of the teardrop aft of the fender. We'll mount it with a sturdy, aluminum propane bracket https://www.amazon.com/BKT-2286-Mounting-Worthington-Manchester-diameter/dp/B00OCDRB94/ref=pd_ybh_a_4?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=A69TMDDJD9KENH5335AZ we found on Amazon.

We're looking forward to having a "lazy" option for a campfire when we're camping!
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Re: Big Red Campfire...Nice!

Postby lrrowe » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:41 pm

I like your idea of using the fire glass. It looks like a good conversion.
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Re: Big Red Campfire...Nice!

Postby Dusty Mark » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:48 pm

Thanks! It looks like a common approach for backyard fire pits. The fire glass comes in wide variety of colors too.
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