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Trash burning plans
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andy sargent    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:12:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I'm interested in plans to build a elevated trash burning recipticle that will keep out animals and has the ability to be cleaned out (back pickup truck under}any ideas would be appreciated. thanks.


Salmoneye    Posted 02-05-2003 at 04:44:10       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Trash is free heat for my shed...

I have a 30 gallon barrel stove that eats trash well...Keep the damper and governor open and feel the heat...Stir it once in a while and add more trash...Old phone book is worth an hour of heat in a 10x12 area with no insulation...Trash ashes do not go in the compost or on the garden...They get spread on the driveway for ice control...


Willy-N    Posted 02-04-2003 at 17:09:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
I did it the easy way. Had a hole dug six ft deep 8 ft accross. Put ONLY paper trash in there during dry times and burn it when it starts to rain. Been using the same hole for over 6 years. I put a section of feild fence around it and that keeps the animals out. I have 5 trash cans and take them to the dump about once a year they are for the garbage that dose not burn. Getting harder to burn in a lot of areas nowdays! When the hole dose fill up I will dig another one next to it and cover it with dirt from the new one. So far I think maybe another 6 years and it will be time to do that. Mark H.


TB    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:48:55       [Reply]  [No Email]
A 275 gal oil tank with a Barrel stove kit. Legs to match the truck and a stack out of the top, call it an incinerator, also good during dry seasons.


Big Fat BOB    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:19:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
I sell just what you need-

I farm and when my 55 gal. oil barrel is empty I sell them to the public for $10.00(cheap) and people burn their trash in them, You set it on concrete blocks and when they get full you take something called a shovel and place the burned debris in a bag for the local landfill or ditch, whichevers closer, If your real strong , just dump it onto your pickup.
Let me know and I'll send you the plans for $19.95 plus shipping-later Big Fat BOB


rex    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:41:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
thats a right good bussiness you got going there bob , maybe you can sell a bunch to these new country people who lived in the city now are becoming farmers, gonna have to fix one up for the SUV ,s though


Bob/Ont    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:46:57       [Reply]  [Send Email]
And now you mentioned your SUV, the tires off them are good to put in the bottom and keep the trash burning too.
Later Bob


LL    Posted 02-04-2003 at 15:18:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
Metal box with A P Green brick liner and stack with a screen to act as a spark supressor during the dry season. Put it on legs to match the bed of you truck. Also put a grate about 8 inches off the floor to burn the trash on and this will sort the cans from the ash.


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