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damn, you still got some snow... they make pellets? i would have figured more cow-like patties...
 

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wow!!! awesome, thanks for sharing. Have fun cleaning that up :rofl:
 

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damn, you still got some snow... they make pellets? i would have figured more cow-like patties...
Yeah, like deer....but I didn't know either....now I do.

@bp2008 ..maybe it's time to invest in a "pellet" stove!:highfive:

But really, people burn dried cow chips, maybe you dry those out and try it....I know, I wouldn't do it either....it's fun trying to get other people to try stuff though.:rolleyes:
 

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damn, you still got some snow... they make pellets? i would have figured more cow-like patties...
It actually depends on what they're eating and drinking. Sometimes it's more a pie like but much thicker clumpier pie than that of a cow. Other times it's pellets but larger than elk scat. Identifying scat and tracks is an important skill in the woods. Few things are quite as unnerving as stumbling on fresh mountain lion tracks and scat. #walksoftlybutcarryabigstick

Since it looks like Brian's free handing the camera, it's worth pointing out that moose can be pretty ornery and actually cause more injuries than mountain lions and bears.

..maybe it's time to invest in a "pellet" stove!:highfive:
But really, people burn dried cow chips, maybe you dry those out and try it
They actually tossed cow pies in a wood stove at a historical reenactment field trip about life on the prairie when I was a kid. It doesn't smell the greatest but no worse than an incinerating toilet.
 
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They actually tossed cow pies in a wood stove at a historical reenactment field trip about life on the prairie when I was a kid. It doesn't smell the greatest but no worse than an incinerating toilet.
Ah so it was you that helped coin the phrase "....when the shit hits the fire"...no, wait...it was "fan." My bad. :rolleyes: :poop:
 

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On an episode of Alaska the last frontier, they gathered moose pellets and used them for starting campfires. I think they dipped them in hot parafin too prior to bagging them up for the trail.
 

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Hey Brian, does your satellite TV drop out when you take out the garbage?
 

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On an episode of Alaska the last frontier, they gathered moose pellets and used them for starting campfires. I think they dipped them in hot parafin too prior to bagging them up for the trail.
Calcium carbide is always a fun thing to pack for starting a campfire in challenging conditions, especially in the winter. Just add water and it makes acetylene.
 

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It looks as if I can't post a new thread here - I guess there's a minimum number of replies required before you can do that?

Anyway, hope you don't mind me dropping this clip of what our pets get up to when there's nobody home. Thought I'd help 'balance the temperature' with some action from the deep tropics ;-)

 

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Since it looks like Brian's free handing the camera, it's worth pointing out that moose can be pretty ornery and actually cause more injuries than mountain lions and bears.
Quite aware ;) We were careful. That was right outside the front door. That moose was so covered in ticks I didn't want it taking a nice long nap right there.

Hey Brian, does your satellite TV drop out when you take out the garbage?
LOL no, I am not quite tall enough for that.
 
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