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#12577133 - 01/13/18 05:04 PM Anyone got the fireplace cranking?
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#12577144 - 01/13/18 05:07 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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All my previous homes had fireplaces, current one does not, really miss it
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#12577154 - 01/13/18 05:13 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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First time to use mine this year. Spent the last 48 hours trying to determine what was wrong with damper not opening or shutting correctly. So uncomfortable trying to work on that mess all twisted around while sitting on edge of bricks while looking up while trying to shine light and move things around. Finally got it back in track and making up for lost time. First fireplace I've had in 30 years. bouncy
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#12577155 - 01/13/18 05:14 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Looks good Lewis!

I've got a gas fireplace and last time I lit it I burned off my eyebrows so I kind of refrain now
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#12577162 - 01/13/18 05:18 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: Dan90210 ☮]
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Originally Posted By: Dan90210 ☮
Looks good Lewis!

I've got a gas fireplace and last time I lit it I burned off my eyebrows so I kind of refrain now


LOL I have a gas log and we use it quite a bit but not going right now...mabye in a bit. Get the long wooden matches light it and get it in place around the gas log then slowly turn the key increasing the gas until it ignites. I strongly emphasize the word slowly grin

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#12577167 - 01/13/18 05:22 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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have had this house for 12 years and never used the fireplace. It's half on an internal (to garage) wall and I don't trust those.
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#12577172 - 01/13/18 05:25 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: Dan90210 ☮]
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Originally Posted By: Dan90210 ☮
Looks good Lewis!

I've got a gas fireplace and last time I lit it I burned off my eyebrows so I kind of refrain now


Thanks for reminding me of burning hair. On my birthday about 40 years ago I got into a motorcycle accident at college. Got out of emergency room later that evening, got home and was about to light gas stove to cook when I heard about my accident on 10 oclock news on TV. I leaned away from stove with gas lit and match burning to see around corner to tv. When I turned back around gas had been running a little longer and match was now closer... BOOM. I pounded my head like a madman trying to put out the flames in my hair. Thought I might make the 10 o'clock morning news but got it put out.
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#12577173 - 01/13/18 05:27 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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I prefer a true masonry fireplace
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#12577184 - 01/13/18 05:32 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Yep...

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#12577185 - 01/13/18 05:32 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: Hard Rain]
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Originally Posted By: Dan90210 ☮
Looks good Lewis!

I've got a gas fireplace and last time I lit it I burned off my eyebrows so I kind of refrain now


LOL I have a gas log and we use it quite a bit but not going right now...mabye in a bit. Get the long wooden matches light it and get it in place around the gas log then slowly turn the key increasing the gas until it ignites. I strongly emphasize the word slowly grin


Now you tell me lol.

I made the mistake of turning on the gas first, droped the match picked it up and quickly considered if there was too much gas or not to still put it down toward the gas... I guessed wrong.

Burned off my eyebrows and my boss was calling me Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the next two weeks.
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#12577186 - 01/13/18 05:33 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Originally Posted By: lconn4
Originally Posted By: Dan90210 ☮
Looks good Lewis!

I've got a gas fireplace and last time I lit it I burned off my eyebrows so I kind of refrain now


Thanks for reminding me of burning hair. On my birthday about 40 years ago I got into a motorcycle accident at college. Got out of emergency room later that evening, got home and was about to light gas stove to cook when I heard about my accident on 10 oclock news on TV. I leaned away from stove with gas lit and match burning to see around corner to tv. When I turned back around gas had been running a little longer and match was now closer... BOOM. I pounded my head like a madman trying to put out the flames in my hair. Thought I might make the 10 o'clock morning news but got it put out.


Epic lol
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#12577197 - 01/13/18 05:43 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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When I was a kid I poured gas on the logs in my dads fireplace while they were gone. When I lit it the explosion blew everything off the walls and the ashes that were already in the fireplace went everywhere. It was quite a traumatic event for me. Lesson learned, don’t use gasoline to start a fire inside of a house.

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#12577201 - 01/13/18 05:45 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: bloo_rainger]
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When I was a kid I poured gas on the logs in my dads fireplace while they were gone. When I lit it the explosion blew everything off the walls and the ashes that were already in the fireplace went everywhere. It was quite a traumatic event for me. Lesson learned, don’t use gasoline to start a fire inside of a house.


Dang flame
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#12577215 - 01/13/18 05:52 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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I don’t trust them
When I was a kid the neighbors a few houses down had a bad fire when they ran theirs—cinders set the roof shingles ablaze
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#12577276 - 01/13/18 06:51 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Sure wish this hotel room had one.

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#12577281 - 01/13/18 06:53 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Nope. Don't care for and indoor fireplace. Grew up in a 6000 sq foot farm home that had a huge fire box in the basement. Can't tell you how much coal and wood went through that thing.
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#12577336 - 01/13/18 07:33 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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thats nice
we are going also

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#12577338 - 01/13/18 07:35 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: MBradford]
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Originally Posted By: MBradford
Sure wish this hotel room had one.




why are you there tonight?

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#12577346 - 01/13/18 07:39 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Hot stove in the man cave. Watching the NFL. Toasty


Edited by fish4bass (01/13/18 07:52 PM)

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#12577353 - 01/13/18 07:45 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Gas log fireplace with a remote. Which turned itself on by itself the other day. May have turned itself on night before last unless I forgot to turn it off.

My wife thinks a wood burning fireplace or stove make the house smell bad.
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#12577354 - 01/13/18 07:46 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Both are tonight.

Shop heat is on too.

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#12577356 - 01/13/18 07:49 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: butch sanders]
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Originally Posted By: MBradford
Sure wish this hotel room had one.




why are you there tonight?


Hockey tournament.
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#12577359 - 01/13/18 07:50 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Dinner is served.
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#12577394 - 01/13/18 08:20 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.

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#12577441 - 01/13/18 08:44 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: 2 Bee'z]
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Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.


Try burning the yellow pages.
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#12577454 - 01/13/18 08:54 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
Brad Hardt Offline
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I have an insert with s blower , I throw a log on once an hour . My heater hasent turned on in 3 days
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#12577457 - 01/13/18 08:56 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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Originally Posted By: 2 Bee'z
Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.


Try burning the yellow pages.


Plenty of paper lol. Just no wood...

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#12577500 - 01/13/18 09:21 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: Jig Man]
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Yep...



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#12577537 - 01/13/18 09:47 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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I purchased two cords of split post oak in July. The good stuff.

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#12577544 - 01/13/18 09:53 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: fish4bass]
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I purchased two cords of split post oak in July. The good stuff.


What makes it the good stuff?
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#12577563 - 01/13/18 10:02 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: 2 Bee'z]
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Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.


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#12577590 - 01/13/18 10:25 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: MrRoachie]
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Originally Posted By: 2 Bee'z
Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.


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Thanks you Roachie. It will stay cold so I will give him a shout.

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#12577635 - 01/13/18 11:52 PM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: 2 Bee'z]
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Originally Posted By: lconn4
Originally Posted By: 2 Bee'z
Ran out of wood bang My own damn fault too.


Try burning the yellow pages.


Plenty of paper lol. Just no wood...


Is that what she said? bolt
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#12577641 - 01/14/18 12:17 AM Re: Anyone got the fireplace cranking? [Re: lconn4]
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If it’s below freezing the fireplace is going. No sissy gas logs, straight wood burning fireplace.
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