Step 8: The moment of truth

So now that you've collected all your supplies it is time for the Hobobeque's commissioning. It is important that the Hobobeque is in a familiar environment the first time it is used, or else it might become confused and frightened. Since shopping carts feel most at home in parking lots, we decided to have the barbecue right outside of Albertsons.

To barbecue:

1. Remove all the bags from the shopping cart, and set aside for later.

2. Secure the wheels of the shopping cart with whatever is available at the time. For us that was pine cones and twigs (Picture 4). Thats right folks, this flaming mobile deathtrap is secured by nothing more then some scattered debris.

3. Spread the coals evenly over the coal bed.

4. Apply lighter fluid (Don't use too much, or the Hobobeque might attract the unwanted attention of supermarket employees)

5.Light it up.

6. Place food on the grill and start cooking. (Make sure any melting plastic on the cart falls away from the food)

Congratulations you are now slumming it in style with your brand new Hobobeque.
<p>Very nice work...</p>
<p>i love with your job</p>
<p>hehe good way to use the shop trolley :)</p>
<p>Ummm it looks good!</p>
<p>nice idea</p>
<p>The trolleys in the UK have brakes on the wheels, so i'll have to do this in the local Tesco carpark, i guess it's the perfect place really.</p>
<p>wow...m definitely gonna try this </p>
<p>lovely thing</p>
<p>Woww.... are you selling one of those </p>
<p>I want that too.</p>
<p>I would buy one! Haha! Creative idea!</p>
<p>Very Nice indeed</p>
<p>Excellent, i'll go and ask my local waitrose and see if they'll let me borrow one of their trolleys.</p>
<p>well done</p>
<p>I saw similar kind with corn maze, it will be good. Thanks for the great instructable.</p>
<p>I saw similar kind with corn maze, it will be good. Thanks for the great instructable.</p>
<p>i love with your job</p>
<p>great one.</p>
<p>very nice work.</p>
<p>Nice one</p>
<p>nice technique.</p>
<p>very nice share</p>
<p>great and new idea of cocking </p>
<p>nice technique</p>
<p>loving thiss</p>
<p>i love with your job :)</p>
<p>Amazing Hobo.</p><p>Thanks to author for this useful information!</p>
<p>nice pics my dear friend $$$$$$$$</p>
<p>nice concept </p>
<p>this is incredible!</p>
<p>great wlkthrough</p>
<p>awesome stuff</p>
<p>u nailed it</p>
<p>nice 1</p>
<p>awesome hobobeque</p>
<p>u fired it :-/</p>
<p>looks tasty</p>
<p>looks tasty</p>
<p>very nice 1</p>
<p>yummy stuff</p>
<p>very yummy</p>
<p>bbq :)</p>
<p>wowww yummy</p>
<p>Man the lead up was so great...only to find an &quot;error loading file&quot;...bummer.</p>
LOL. I do luvs my fire. I would like to thank those hairy, hunchbacked men, millions of years ago, for this wonderful discovery. But I do has a question for you. What is fire, in terms of matter? Solid? Liquid? Gas? Plasma? I do have my bets placed on gas ...
i have no clue, but i've always wondered it. why not wiki it?
it is a combonation of heat and light. interesting.
Yes, but what state of matter? <_<; Everything is classified into a state of matter.
im pretty sure it is classified as energy. i just finished a topic about states of matter and stuff at school, and my science teacher agreed with me that it is energy. (i was in the top 1% of science students in year 7 across australia :) . i was also the topyear 7 at my school for english and i did not put a capital letter in :( lol ) but back to the topic. w00ty32, you are right. it is a combination of heat and light, and they are both forms of energy
It depends on what is burning and the air/fuel ratio, but fire is heat, light and other radiative energy, combined with gases, water vapor and particulate matter. Without all that added stuff (say, a perfectly stoichiometric mixture of pure oxygen and pure hydrogen), the fire would be gone in a flash.

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