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Bad Product of the Day.

Discussion in 'Safety Issues' started by hosspuller, Sep 14, 2018 at 5:00 AM.

  1. hosspuller

    hosspuller Senior Member

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    Anybody want to sit around a campfire breathing Zinc fumes ?

    An over priced galvanized fire ring available at Tractor Supply …

    fire ring.JPG
     
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    Ronsii Senior Member

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    Wonder what brilliant marketer thought up that one.... LOL
     
  3. Wytruckwrench

    Wytruckwrench Well-Known Member

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    It wont rust! Hahaha
     
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    Not till after the fire goes out anyway.
     
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  6. Delmer

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    Ow Ken, those will only sicken a few of the people that sit around them, the rest it's just good for their gonads.

    Perfect marketing in my opinion, they probably came from a culvert maker who had that material on hand, and the galvanizing is perfect for keeping them looking nice until they're sold.
     
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  7. hosspuller

    hosspuller Senior Member

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    Delmer … Perfect marketing to the suburban ignorant that doesn't know the dangers. :mad:

    You've given me the reason to post this where more people would see it... Consumer Product Safety Commission
     
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    They should change the name to Zinc Chill Generator and add a 0 to the price. These should be removed from shelves and the manufacturer fined. Only thing worse would be if they were cadmium plated.
     
  9. thepumpguysc

    thepumpguysc Senior Member

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    You joke about the big rig tire rims.. EVERY campground I've ever been to, has those rims for a fire pit..
     
  10. kshansen

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    I know! Just wish I could sell those old rusty rims for $50 each! Wait that's not rust it's "Patina" just calling it that should double the price:p

    Heck, maybe leave the tires on them and call them mosquito proof fire pits!
     
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  11. thepumpguysc

    thepumpguysc Senior Member

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    We had 1 at work w/ a post welded to it & a BIG grinder/wire wheel on it.. mobile.. but sturdy as hell..
    I used to cut up a 55gallon drum, about 2ft up/down, for a small burn barrel.. very similar to the 1 shown.
     
  12. Wes J

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    We always used old tractor rims, the open center kind. Weld a few together and make a real fire.
     
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  13. td25c

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    Crusher cones make awesome fire pits.
     
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  15. thepumpguysc

    thepumpguysc Senior Member

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    That's a pretty slick tent set-up TD.. basically a 12x12 for 50.00.. ya never see tee-pee tents anymore..
     
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    Those are labeled wrong. In cali they are water troughs for goats or beer buckets. Maybe due to prop 65, they can't get away with that here.
     
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  17. hosspuller

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    Won't hold water, these rings are open on the bottom.
     
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    That's the new 'california' natural water recycling version ;)
     
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    I tell ya what … Gotta give a thumbs up on Ozark trail teepee tent !

    Sets up quick & easy . Self supporting tent with a lot of room for the cost . It has " guy ropes " on the sides but did not use them .

    3 kids running around after dark would only trip over them or demolish the tent . LOL ! :eek:

    Ok kids …… It's 2 AM in the morning …… Hit the sack as the old man needs the rest .:D
     
  20. Jeckyl1920

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    Wow.....

    We use old washing machine drums.
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    My grandpa added threaded steel pipe fittings to the bottom of his for legs so he could have it normal size during storage.
     
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