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Offline garryc

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firepit suggestions please
« on: April 26, 2020, 05:13:03 PM »
G'Day All,
Hope someone can offer up a suggestion on what to do with this old copper pot.
I am thinking of using it for a home firepit and suggestions on how would be appreciated.
It is about 35cm high and od about 65cm.
I think it is ex girl guides.  it used to sit in the top of a 44 gallon drum fire to heat water for camps

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Re: firepit suggestions please
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2020, 05:44:21 PM »
If it is copper, hot coals will wreck it. The water in it kept the temp under 100 deg when being used as a pot.
You need to either catch some crabs and cook them up, do some washing old school or give it to me.
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2020, 06:12:07 PM »
It's copper and they are collectable and worth reasonable money.

Someone would love to have it on their veranda with something growing out of it

Points against are that its melting point is 1000deg, so will get a bit relaxed with a wood fire, might no melt, but will get annealed and go very soft when it cools.

I'd* sell it and use the $$ to get an old truck brake drum and a flat pack fire pit.


*I'd actually put it on my veranda and grow something in it.

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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2020, 12:35:27 AM »
Don't burn in copper...its poisonous...you will end up sick and it will melt/burn once you crank it. Indirect heat wont bother it though.

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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2020, 09:45:38 AM »
ln  the current times the idea of going camping sadly is just beyond us , but will return . The Camp fire is the center of any Proper camp  As we are time poor there is an option to a fire basket ,tub & metal fire place . l have perfected  after much research The Pre Dug Fire Put .
The  PDFP  is a simple con sept that will improve your camping experience All you need to do is work out how many campers you will be expecting ( + a few more  ) .Then fax me the number l can then go to work . l will provide you with a quality Pre Dug Fire Pit  , made in my shed or compound ready to deliver . Depending on the size required from the dimensions supplied it can be mailed  Emailed , Faxed  to any location in Australia ( at a nominal rate  ) Your PDFP will stand you out from the crowd when you tell other camper of you purchase . Don't be fooled by imitations  they are best described as Potholes , nowhere the PDFP standards .Contact me to discuss your requirements
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2020, 11:16:59 AM »
Vaiid,valuable and valued comments thanks Speewa158.
Do you accept paypal as i would like to be able to return my PDFP should it not be of sufficient standard to meet my needs and paypal offers me some degree of protection.
Also is there a discount for purchase of multiple PDFP's as I would need to be able to site them in varied locations due to prevailing weather conditions.
Unfortunately i haven't been able to locate any reviews of your PDFP's can you supply some reference customers

thanks

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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2020, 12:53:13 PM »
Geez..I ain't had such a good giggle in ages. Cheers gentlemen.

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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2020, 01:24:18 PM »
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2020, 01:25:36 PM »
Vaiid,valuable and valued comments thanks Speewa158.
Do you accept paypal as i would like to be able to return my PDFP should it not be of sufficient standard to meet my needs and paypal offers me some degree of protection.
Also is there a discount for purchase of multiple PDFP's as I would need to be able to site them in varied locations due to prevailing weather conditions.
Unfortunately i haven't been able to locate any reviews of your PDFP's can you supply some reference customers

thanks


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Re: firepit suggestions please
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2020, 01:55:42 PM »
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Vaiid,valuable and valued comments thanks Speewa158

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« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2020, 02:26:56 PM »
ln  the current times the idea of going camping sadly is just beyond us , but will return . The Camp fire is the center of any Proper camp  As we are time poor there is an option to a fire basket ,tub & metal fire place . l have perfected  after much research The Pre Dug Fire Put .
The  PDFP  is a simple con sept that will improve your camping experience All you need to do is work out how many campers you will be expecting ( + a few more  ) .Then fax me the number l can then go to work . l will provide you with a quality Pre Dug Fire Pit  , made in my shed or compound ready to deliver . Depending on the size required from the dimensions supplied it can be mailed  Emailed , Faxed  to any location in Australia ( at a nominal rate  ) Your PDFP will stand you out from the crowd when you tell other camper of you purchase . Don't be fooled by imitations  they are best described as Potholes , nowhere the PDFP standards .Contact me to discuss your requirements

Here we go again, the snake oil salesman, all we need is that McGirr joker to show up with his Rainaway 2000 and we will be set.  ;D

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« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2020, 03:10:54 PM »
I thought McGirr sold out, he might by now have a newer model though. ;D

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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2020, 03:15:28 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2020, 03:39:08 PM »
Only if they are good painting Geoff.

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« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2020, 03:47:49 PM »
Maybe admin needs to move this to either
a) The scammers  or
B) Have you found a bargain.

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« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2020, 04:37:40 PM »
All good garryc, as to your old pot, I would think it would be worth more to a collector.
When I was a kid that is what Mum did her clothes with, my Grandmother also had one.

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« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2020, 06:01:34 PM »
Maybe admin needs to move this to either
a) The scammers  or
B) Have you found a bargain.
C) Another 1/2 wit that's been locked up in his shed with beers for tooo long


So do you have a PDFP size in mind   ?     Usually there standard size is 8 chairs  ( + 2 extra )  Could you provide the soil type as this will have  bearing on costing of constructions  . Looking forward to your Early Response as orders are building  .  The PDFP is not just another  hole in the ground , it something to behold   .
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« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2020, 07:28:12 PM »
I CALL fake and charlatan.
I have searched previous posts and this is not the FIRST time you have plied your trade on unsuspecting newbies.
if there were truly a PDFP then
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« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2020, 07:37:01 PM »
Nah, it's real alright... ;D

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« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2020, 08:40:07 PM »
I CALL fake and charlatan.
I have searched previous posts and this is not the FIRST time you have plied your trade on unsuspecting newbies.
if there were truly a PDFP then
 :worthles:
garryc  after you have called you confidents fake & charlatan  what question are coming to mind  Re PDFP  ?   As you are very astute you can not be described as  unsuspecting newbies but l have in the past discussed PDFPs with Old Swaggers as well .
As to your question of the validity of the PDFP pics , there cannot be  . All you would see  is the red glow of the coals of a really good  camp fire , ideal for camp oven cooking . Not  :worthless : Priceless  . Sniffing Camp Smoke from a PDFP       Bliss
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« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2020, 09:36:59 PM »
The evil Dr Speewa158 at work