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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:50 PM   #53176
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Makes sense I guess. Hope that doesn't happen to us, we are somewhat proud of our little structure, father son thing.

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Unread 10-17-2013, 08:56 PM   #53177
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It'll have to be tomorrow because it's pitch black out and I only took pics of the jeep but I'll get back to you
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Unread 10-17-2013, 09:36 PM   #53178
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Makes sense I guess. Hope that doesn't happen to us, we are somewhat proud of our little structure, father son thing.
You're going to line the cinder block structure with fire brick , right ?
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Unread 10-17-2013, 10:11 PM   #53179
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You're going to line the cinder block structure with fire brick , right ?
Nope
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Unread 10-17-2013, 10:14 PM   #53180
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Good luck with that .
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Unread 10-17-2013, 10:20 PM   #53181
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Good luck with that .
If it goes terribly wrong, you'll be the first to know but we've had many experiences with far less advanced fire pits (more of a fireplace really) and I'm confident nothing will happen. Should something happen however it isn't close to anything and we have plenty of time to react. Unless cinder blocks are highly flammable or explosive...
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Unread 10-18-2013, 04:34 AM   #53182
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They can explode since they have air pockets in them.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 07:30 AM   #53183
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Idk about "explode," but I have seen and heard them "pop" and send embers up. Made me jump, but no harm done.

Also, if it's more than a temporary fire pit, I would absolutely recommend fire brick. Just my 2 cents...
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Unread 10-18-2013, 08:25 AM   #53184
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You know, I've said that I really don't intend to go bigger than 33's - but that pic has me reconsidering. Maybe when these KM2s are done.........

Just seems like 35's would be monstrous.......

Who am I kidding, my tires will probably outlast my XJ......lol
When I first got my xj I said the same. Now im on 37s... lol
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Unread 10-18-2013, 08:42 AM   #53185
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When I first got my xj I said the same. Now im on 37s... lol
I think it might be a game the Jeep gods play , just to see how far they can get a guy to go .
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Unread 10-18-2013, 08:49 AM   #53186
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I think it might be a game the Jeep gods play , just to see how far they can get a guy to go .
Hahaha theyve got me wanting 38s now
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Unread 10-18-2013, 09:32 AM   #53187
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Except I'm asleep and put in the wrong number of blocks when I did that so yeah 600 is close lol
Sounds about right, decent load lol. But yeah like they said any type of brick that is not firebrick is worthless for a fire pit. Ive never seen them cause any harm, just pop and crumble. What we do for a border to build the coals up is use punky logs. They last for a while. Eventually once they get too charred up, you can just toss them into the pit and start again. Best solution that we've come up with. Then again we have some pretty unordinary fires
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Unread 10-18-2013, 09:57 AM   #53188
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well maybe not worthless, just less than optimal. but a hell of a lot cheaper than firebrick.
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Unread 10-18-2013, 10:06 AM   #53189
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I went to lunch yesterday and just as I was about to leave a guy in a Cherokee pulls into the space next to me driving on the tires and rims stolen off my Jeep earlier this year. It took ever ounce of self control I had to keep from beating the snot out of him. I got back out of my Jeep and took pictures of the tires and his license plate then I went into the restaurant after him and asked him where he got the tires acting as though I was interested in buying some he told me that "I don't remember where i bought them but it was probably discount tire" but the tires are a Walmart exclusive model ( Goodyear wrangler authority) so I went back to work and was going to report it to the police so I went to pull up the pic of his license plate to give them the number and only the picture withe the plate number was gone my phone never saved it. I still reported it with a detailed description of the Jeep an a description of the man but I'm sure nothing will happen without the plate number, but now I know exactly what Jeep I'm looking for and I will get the plate number and give it to the police........and nothing will happen lol
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Unread 10-18-2013, 10:24 AM   #53190
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well maybe not worthless, just less than optimal. but a hell of a lot cheaper than firebrick.
Idk how much fire brick is but it's $1.35 a cinder block lol
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