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    Business Idea for you guys - portable bonfire.

    Saw this on amazon.com

    A portable bonfire for only 80 bucks!

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    So, Go out to your firewood stash, take a nice chunk, square it up and drill a couple of holes.

    you've now got a combustible rocket stove.

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    Make up a bunch of these and sell them at your next craft fair


    I'm not sure how portable it is once you get it lit, but there you go!
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    around here we just use an old tub out of a washing machine on a coupla bricks with a sheet on metal under it. The holes on the tub make the fire burn real hot and it is fairly portable.
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    Put 4 nails in the top and you can support a pan for cooking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darren Wright View Post
    Put 4 nails in the top and you can support a pan for cooking...
    For a while, at least.
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    So, I think you guys are missing the point.

    They are selling a chunk of firewood for 80$ with 2 holes in it and a little logo branded on it.....

    It's a cool idea, but anyone with a cordless drill and a spade bit could whip one up in 45 seconds.

    I seriously think some of you guys that do the craft shows could whip these things up and sell them. Maybe not for 80 bucks, but still for something.
    Last edited by Brent Dowell; 06-02-2016 at 03:13 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent Dowell View Post
    So, I think you guys are missing the point.
    Wasn't missing the point, just offering up another idear to expand upon them. Improving upon an innovation is less looked upon as infringement also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darren Wright View Post
    Wasn't missing the point, just offering up another idear to expand upon them. Improving upon an innovation is less looked upon as infringement also.
    It could make a cool little camp stove, but still, they are selling a chunk of wood with 2 intersecting holes for 80$.....
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    Remembering that offering to sell is one thing, and actually landing a buyer is another.
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    Still, to Darrens point, bit would be fun to make a couple and take camping. Would be interesting to see how well they actually work.
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    I think the guy who invented this also invented the pet rock
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