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Old 01-14-2017, 10:51 PM   #1
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Some campgrounds do not allow you to build a fire on the ground but allow you to use a portable fire pit. Anyone have any experience with these or recommendations on which ones work well?

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I do not have one, might want to look at amazon and read reviews, Also probably can check what the weight would be. My guess most are made in china so the longevity could be a problem. Even a google search might help as well.
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I do not have one, might want to look at amazon and read reviews, Also probably can check what the weight would be. My guess most are made in china so the longevity could be a problem. Even a google search might help as well.
Thanks chily. I have searched Amazon and numerous other sites. Lots of options out there with good reviews with weights ranging from 7# to 50#. Was just curious if anyone had any personal experience with a particular one. My wife likes this one. Has pretty good reviews.
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Barry, I have a fire pit that we use when they don't have a Fire pit for logs, We have used it for over a year, you can get one from Camping world now on sale....The one we have is the Aurora Fire Bowl, we paid $169, but on sale for I think around $110, Its not the same as wood, but a lot of places we have been, is taking the fire pits out.....
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Barry, looks like the one I bought at Menard's for around $35. We have it in our back yard for around a year now. Kind of flimsy but good enough for the occasional fire.
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We use one of these. easy to use and no firewood smoke. Puts out plenty of heat. No mess
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Garden-Trea...e-Pit/50037272
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Thanks for the info everyone. I had not considered a gas unit.
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Thanks for the info everyone. I had not considered a gas unit.
We use the same gas unit. A little clumsy, and also have to take an extra propane tank in the back of the truck. However, setup takes only a minute, and "click" you've got flame! A nice, warm, yellow flame, not a hot blue cook-stove flame. Allowed when others are not, and no hunting for, or buying, firewood, starter, etc.
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Thanks for the info Marty...
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Barry, I have that fire pit I purchased it at camping world
It works great use it just about every time we go camping folds up and stows away in nylon zipper case of course once it's cooled off. Had about 4 years.


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