How to build a covert campfire

Discussion in 'General Preparedness Discussion' started by BillM, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. BillM

    BillM BillM

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    This is how to build a fire to cook and heat with that gives off little smoke and can't be seen at a distance.

    The Dakota Fire Hole
     
  2. ComputerGuy

    ComputerGuy Retired Air Force

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    Excellent article. Thank you
     

  3. MrSfstk8d

    MrSfstk8d Well-Known Member

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    Read it. Loved it. Will use it. Will have to teach it to my Scouts. Fits in well with the Leave No Trace ideas.
     
  4. Cassie_13

    Cassie_13 Newbie

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    This will be added to my list of trials!

    thank you for sharing!
     
  5. nj_m715

    nj_m715 www.veggear.blogspot.com

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    You share your name with my sister. I had to check your location, I thought she might have found me. :)
     
  6. Halfway

    Halfway Grunt

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    I have used these to keep warm in places that fires were absolutely forbidden for various reasons. Very effective, but a guy has to be cautious of the smell of any fire. Especially at night.

    Thanks for posting the link. Great website by the way.
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2011
  7. Sam1957

    Sam1957 Member

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    Thanks will try it out this weekend.
     
  8. BigDaddyO

    BigDaddyO New Member

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    Underground Rocket Stove

    When I read this I thought, if you add some round rocks to the bottom of the hole near the inlet and dig a little deaper on the opposite side to collect the ash it would keep the wood up and let the air get under the wood which would basically be an underground rocket stove.
     
  9. sailaway

    sailaway Well-Known Member

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    Great article, made me remember indian build small fire & sit close.