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As much as we think everyone knows what a smudge pot is there is SO MANY that have never seen or heard about them. So we want to make sure all of your questions are answered.

Drop a question you have about all things smudge pots and let's get them answered!
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How much heat do you get from one of these? They are not common in Michigan and in fact I never heard of them until I started reading on here.
A TON of heat! They are about 150,000 BTU when they are fully opened up. It also depends on what you are burning but they make a great camp fire replacement. Originally they were used for orchards and vineyards to help with frost.

We say for camping they give you about a 15' radius. The best part the smoke goes up and you aren't getting campfire smoke in your face. Wife loves it because she doesn't smell like smoke either.
 

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Are these legal in California? And if not legal, would you still ship to California? Asking for a friend.😉
HA HA Yes we ship to all 48 states. It's not "legal" in California to burn oil. Something like Diesel or Kerosene is fine. Spray paint and McDonalds also causes cancer LOL California they are funny aren't they :)

Shipping is also free to anywhere in the lower 48
 

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What are the fuel options? Can you burn wood in them? Or just oils?
So no wood (you wouldn't be able to fit it down the little fill hole and it wouldn't make sense in this application), we recommend diesel, kerosene, or a alternative heating fuel like Klean Heat (you can get at most hardware stores). Those are going to be the cleanest options and virtually smoke free.

You can burn cooking oil, fry a turkey at Easter, and need heat later use the peanut oil. We just recommend making sure there is no WATER and the least amount of contaminants the better.

Some will use oil, we recommend that or a mix of oil and diesel only for professional use, like orchards or vineyards mostly because they smoke more and sometimes the oil can give off a smell too.
 
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You forgot 2!! :p

Yall should hook up a local distributer here in AK and barge some up! Would be a hit for sure..
We sell to AK shipping is what is killer but we are working on new box configuration to save everyone!
 
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Let’s say you want to burn diesel. How much does it hold and how long does a full “tank” last? Given the diesel cost right now seems like it could get more pricey then a good ol campfire? I like the idea and not having to move your chair to get out of the smoke.
 

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Let’s say you want to burn diesel. How much does it hold and how long does a full “tank” last? Given the diesel cost right now seems like it could get more pricey then a good ol campfire? I like the idea and not having to move your chair to get out of the smoke.
So holds a bout 8 gallons. If you are running on 1-2 holes open its pretty efficient. Elevation and outside temps can play into it also. But for the most part you get about 2 hours at that rate per gallon. We like that you aren't having to constantly add more wood to the fire also. Wife likes she can go to bed without everything smelling like smoke also.
 
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Let’s say you want to burn diesel. How much does it hold and how long does a full “tank” last? Given the diesel cost right now seems like it could get more pricey then a good ol campfire? I like the idea and not having to move your chair to get out of the smoke.
That being said we were burning off some old diesel in the back yard because we travel with it empty and were going camping the following day. We turned it on at 9pm to enjoy for a couple hours and left on 1 hole to burn off the extra (we didn't think there was much in there) it was still on at 8am the following morning. They are pretty efficient as long as you aren't running them FULLLL out.
 
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These pots have been a game changer when our in glamis. No more hauling wood from home to Glamis to save a buck. Yes, diesel is pricey but not having smoke when around the fire,smell ect is worth it. Plus if you get that top radiant cover the heat is distributed even more efficiently. We actually won one of these on a scavenger hunt out in glamis. Game changer for our glamis bums team.

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These pots have been a game changer when our in glamis. No more hauling wood from home to Glamis to save a buck. Yes, diesel is pricey but not having smoke when around the fire,smell ect is worth it. Plus if you get that top radiant cover the heat is distributed even more efficiently. We actually won one of these on a scavenger hunt out in glamis. Game changer for our glamis bums team.

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We are so pumped you guys won! And we feel the same!
 
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