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Old 02-18-22, 08:36 PM
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Chiminea will not die!

Trying to kill it but it won’t die I think it is evil or just stubborn. Anyways well made lol. The cat likes it for warmth.


Soon a trip to Laredo been saying that for a year already lol.
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Old 02-18-22, 08:43 PM
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If the cat's happy with the one you have I'd say you're good to go!

Kick started mine up tonight too. It'll calm down once I get some big chunks in it.
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If the cat's happy with the one you have I'd say you're good to go!

Kick started mine up tonight too. It'll calm down once I get some big chunks in it.
That is not a chiminea that is pyrotechnics lol. Cool chiminea ya got … great appliance or equipment for the yard.
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Going to Laredo finally! For a new chiminea. No clue what I will find but Laredo is the epicenter for Mexican imports.
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Loading up 3 chimneys in Laredo Texas

Many to choose from

Chimneys everywhere
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Wow, those look nice !....Now I'm wanting one. How much do the large size one's like that brown state of TX go for ?




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Going to Laredo finally! No clue what I will find
look out for a young cowboy wrapped in white linen


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Old 02-19-22, 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Going to Laredo finally! For a new chiminea. No clue what I will find
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Loading up 3 chimneys in Laredo Texas

Many to choose from

Chimneys everywhere
Wait! I thought you were going specifically for a certain one shaped like a skull??
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Wait! I thought you were going specifically for a certain one shaped like a skull??
No skulls in stock. Still happy about the chimineas they had.
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Wow, those look nice !....Now I'm wanting one. How much do the large size one's like that brown state of TX go for ?


60 bucks for the big chiminea. Double even triple the price elsewhere the further north from the border you go. They sell wholesale as well to people that have stores up north. Like a tourist town in Texas like Fredericksburg etc etc.



look out for a young cowboy wrapped in white linen
I was looking out for cartel wars crossfire lol.
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Dang! Those are awesome! The only places near me that sell outdoor fireplaces are Lowes, ACE, and Home Depot. I can understand why you drove all that way. Let us know which one the cat likes best!
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A great store, we bought ours there too.. Laredo has some great import stores.

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A great store, we bought ours there too.. Laredo has some great import stores.
Fiesta Imports in Laredo, Texas. This time I was there in winter not July when it is 110 degrees lol.
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Dang! Those are awesome! The only places near me that sell outdoor fireplaces are Lowes, ACE, and Home Depot. I can understand why you drove all that way. Let us know which one the cat likes best!
120 miles in Texas is just going around the block lol.
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Listening to Rush and TOOL trying to kill the old chimney. Going to get lava rocks and break in the new chimneys so they will last. The one in the picture I have had for 12 years and still going strong. Good investment for the backyard party or whatever.


Still going after 12 years.


Down I35 closer to Laredo.
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Yup, Ignacio my fighting cat is back with a bloody ear just a minor injury. Trying to convince him to retire but I understand. The old chiminea is holding on and that is cool.


My renegades will all sleep by the chiminea because it is warm and cats ain’t dumb lol.
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If the cat's happy with the one you have I'd say you're good to go!

Kick started mine up tonight too. It'll calm down once I get some big chunks in it.
Holy Smokes! That reminds me of the old ship's boiler that we used as a trash burner. Whenever we stuffed the ol' boiler full of used waxed cardboard boxes, and set it alight, the flames would go two to three higher than the street power lines.
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He looks like he's going to roast himself, lol. He would've gotten on well with one of our former cats... my mom had a gas fireplace put into her house and the cat loved to lie so close to it that my mom was worried about her!
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Fiesta Imports in Laredo, Texas. This time I was there in winter not July when it is 110 degrees lol.
Only 1500 miles for me. Could you pick up two and meet me in St. Louie?
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The small chiminea has been taken over


Big chiminea being prepared.
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Small fire to break it in. This will be the backyard chimney not sure where the other two will go. I think the cat took one already lol.

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I need to haul a truckload up to Wisconsin and open shop lol. In summer lol.
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That's the worst looking skull chimenea I could imagine. Total failure.
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I need to haul a truckload up to Wisconsin and open shop lol. In summer lol.
You'd have no probs selling them...especially any with deer or other wildlife themed ones.
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