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Evo's found a new yard tool - a Flame Weeder!

  1. May 28, 2006 #1

    Evo

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    I won't even have to rake up and haul away the weeds now.

    VT 2-23 C WEED DRAGON® – 100,000 BTU Deluxe Vapor Torch Kit
    The WEED DRAGON is the perfect propane torch kit for home and garden use. We've regulated the flame and BTU down for homeowners who don't need the power of a farm torch and we've even assembled it. This torch kit is still plenty powerful and generates heat up to 2,000° F. This kit IS NOT like wimpy cane torches you may have seen that run on disposable cylinders. The 100,000 BTU Weed Dragon quickly hooks up to any refillable propane tank (barbeque cylinders work great) and even comes with a hand-tighten tank fitting (you don't even need a wrench).

    http://www.flameengineering.com/Weed_Dragon.html

    ooops (For outdoor use only - Avoid conifers & flammable residue such as pine needles, evergreen mulch, etc.) I guess I should have waited for a less windy day. :frown:

    :redface:

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  3. May 28, 2006 #2

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    WHOA! Did you show this to Tsu yet?
     
  4. May 28, 2006 #3

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    whoops, there goes the stanford tree...oh no...:uhh:
     
  5. May 28, 2006 #4

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    no doubt! the most flammable tree in the world!:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  6. May 28, 2006 #5
    Yes I did find a flame thower...Can exuse me for minute
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  7. May 28, 2006 #6

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    The best pyromania clinics are in England, but what the hey enjoy before the
    jacket men come.
     
  8. May 28, 2006 #7

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    Agricultural acetic acid (20%) which it seems to me to be glacial acetic acid is apparently recommended for certain noxious weeds. Also, one can simply lay a tarpaulin or black plastic cover over a certain area to kill the weeds, then remove the roots and replant with desired plants - grasses or even better, native vegetation.
     
  9. May 28, 2006 #8
    VT 2-23 C WEED DRAGON® – 100,000 BTU Deluxe Vapor Torch Kit

    .........I think it just might work on my ivy gone wild problem.....:biggrin:

    I would welcome any solution for that!
     
  10. May 28, 2006 #9
    I saw that in a magazine over the winter and considered using it to melt the snow off my sidewalks instead of shoveling.:rofl: Didn't get it though. (my back hasn't forgiven me since.)
     
  11. May 28, 2006 #10

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    y0(_)|23 50 |4/\/\3
     
  12. May 28, 2006 #11

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    Thank you lawn-guru!
     
  13. May 28, 2006 #12
    20% is nowhere near glacial (100%, nearly anhydrous) acetic acid, and a good thing too!
     
  14. May 28, 2006 #13

    Pengwuino

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    RIP Evo (if she buys it)
     
  15. May 28, 2006 #14

    Moonbear

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    Oh my! :bugeye: Do you have a date with tribdog? Do we still have time to get the forestry service out to cut the fire breaks around your house?
     
  16. May 28, 2006 #15
    I've got one like that. Except mine doesn't have that wussy regulator on it like the Red Dragon one shows. Tank pressure at the nozzle. Can't beat it.
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    For even more fun with propane check this link out: http://www.rodenator.com/
     
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  17. May 29, 2006 #16

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    Yeah, I was using my faulty memory from high school chemsitry. :rolleyes: I should have checked term before posting.

    Nevertheless 20% is pretty darn strong.
     
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