Instructables: exploring - camping - fire Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:57:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Axe handle protector
Axe handle protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz sometimes while splitting wood its inevitable you will have a handle strike and if you're my younger brother its usually a given! the first use of a new axe he missed and nicked the handle and decided to duct tape it to protect it. that lasted a few more swings and the tape was pealed off. my soluti...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:27:50 PDT
Water Proof Fire Starters
Water Proof Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shade x Legend These fire starters are easy and cheap to make. They only require cotton balls, petroleum jelly/wax, an knife and an igniter. These are fully waterproof as long as you make a clean seal and they float. These burn for app. 5 min. and are very hard to blow out. I had to use 3 cups of water to put them...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:21:50 PDT
Fireside Pizza
Fireside Pizza - More DIY How To Projects]]> bpmoore mixing two of America's favorite things;the fireside,and pizza :). Get materials tube pizzacooking spaypizza saucecheese,pepperonis...etc,toppings .firespoonfoilgrate (optional)(not needed if you have a grill) ;) Roll it out,start fire roll out pizza dough.start fire(don't put grate on)(and i...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:44:27 PDT
REFUEL YOUR ZIPPO!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JamesRosas Just follow the link and you'll see how easy it is!
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:10:31 PDT
DIY Cupcake Firestarters
DIY Cupcake Firestarters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tymkrs Our hackerspace, The Rabbit Hole is going on a camping trip and everyone knows that any good camping trip starts with a GINORMOUS bonfire! To start the bonfire, however, one needs a handy and effective firestarter.We present, a DIY cupcake firestarter for your pyrophilic pleasure!What is needed:Blo...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 10:52:55 PDT
Brick Wide Rocket Stove
Brick Wide Rocket Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> solara70 Extra wide rocket stove. I tried the smaller half brick chimney but needed a larger cooking area. Works better for me. Base Slab my stove was set on a garden turf patch. I inset the slab by cutting a turf patch and ensured it was level. 1st coarse of bricks i used 2 half bricks but you could u...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 01:49:09 PDT
portable tent heater
portable tent heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz still doing the finishing touches on the heater but it works! first up you need a donor propane furnace Luckily I had a friend who was dismantling a rotted camper so he gave me the furnace and inverter as well as all the plumbing first step was the hardest. ripping it out of the camper was a ta...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:45:11 PDT
Survival Bracelet With Flint
Survival Bracelet With Flint - More DIY How To Projects]]> dansmith12334 Supplied You will need, grip tape paracord a clip & a flint from a lighter Making The Bracelet Mend one side of each color to eachotger Making It Fit Cut the pieces of paracord to the size of your hand Put the clip on the ends of the cord null null Finished With The Bracelet ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:37:46 PDT
Reflector oven for campfires
Reflector oven for campfires - More DIY How To Projects]]> lespaul_30 The reflector oven, also known as a tin oven was once a popular tool for baking alongside an open fire during the 17th to 19th century. Their popularity has declined since the development of electricity, but these ovens are still used today by outfitters, camps, and outdoor enthusiasts to bake anyth...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:26 PST
The Witch King Of Angmar Wood Burner
The Witch King Of Angmar Wood Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer The Witch King of Angmar wood burner up cycled from an empty gas bottle and some scrap steel.Check out my work at in the UK, international shipping available....Email me at Sketch Remove the paint from your bottle ...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:59:39 PST
FIRE: Chemical combustion
FIRE: Chemical combustion - More DIY How To Projects]]> crashzoom Last year we learned in Chemistry class about Red-ox reactions. Recently I found out that these reactions could sometimes be used in order to light fire, so today we are going to start fire with a chemical reaction.Let's begin. Watch video Materials For this project we need only two easy-to-g...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:05:05 PST
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust
Making Charcoal flakes from sawdust - More DIY How To Projects]]> bosc85 Charcoal flakes are a great easy to make item with many different uses. These flakes are great items to take camping/backpacking. They take up very little space, are light weight, produce a lot of heat, and are easy to light (can be lit from flint and steel or just one match). Those of you famili...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:34:21 PST
Pocket-Sized Alcohol Stove
Pocket-Sized Alcohol Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> Devin_Roberts This is my first Instructable so bear with me.A simple rubbing alcohol powered stove made from two soda cans that can fit in your pocket. Gather your materials You will need:Two soda cans (same size)A saw or knifeA drill (not shown) or knifeA bottle of rubbing alcohol (I prefer 91% isopropyl alco...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 19:37:01 PST
Cotton Ball Fire starters
Cotton Ball Fire starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> cdubois5 Add Vaseline to cotton balls for a longer lasting burn than normal cotton balls. Materials Several cotton ballsVaselineStorage container Grab Cotton Ball null Smear Vaseline On It null All Done You can't tell from the picture but the cotton ball has Vaseline on it.
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:54:16 PST
DIY Fire Starter
DIY Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThatGuy9080 This fire starter can last up to 5 minutes and 24 seconds, with and averaged out 4 inch flame height for most of the burn but going up to a 5 inch flame height, it is perfect for scouting/campouts and is guaranteed to start your fire!!! (click the video down here) Gather Your Materials You will ...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:09:10 PST
Batman Log Burner
Batman Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer Check out my Facebook page Burned by Designs for images if all my wood burning creations message me for details Find Inspiration Cut It Only ever use gas bottles from companies that have gone out of...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:58:49 PST
purell hand fire
purell hand fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> jackson_nyc Purell catches fire because of the alchohol inside of it. Prepare your hand Squirt it on Light it and it will burn for a few seconds But make sure to throw it off because it starts to hurt after a while
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 18:01:01 PST
Terminator Gas Bottle Log Burner
Terminator Gas Bottle Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer This is the most detailed log burner design I have fabricated to date. The design was requested by a client for Christmas. You can check out my other designs at My first step was to find an image to base my design on. Bottle It Find...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:53:46 PST
Moltov Tiki Torch
Moltov Tiki Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> bushman89 This is an instructable for an easy way to make some cool Redneck Tiki Torches for your backyard parties or bonfires. They actually throw a ton of light , more so than a typical Tiki torch because not only does the flame illuminate the surrounding area , but the bottle reflects a lot of light as we...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:31:07 PST
Stormtrooper Style Log Burner
Stormtrooper Style Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer After the awesome feedback I've received for my Vader style log burners and been a bit of a Star Wars nerd, I've been wanting to try a stormtrooper design for a while now so here goes. Design My biggest challenge was trying to create the sides on the helmet, I was struggling for what to make them...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:46:22 PST
How To Start A Fire
How To Start A Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> lidianesci01 What You Will Need · Small Sticks · Dry Grass/Leaves · Lighter/Matches (Optional) · Knife (Optional) · Logs · Water · Large Rocks/Fire pit (Optional) · Axe (Optional) · Shovel (Optional) · Protective Gloves/ Glasses Precautions WARNING: Building a fire ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:30:47 PST
Beer Tap Handle Fire Iron (And Other Wonderful Tools!)
Beer Tap Handle Fire Iron (And Other Wonderful Tools!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> shootr As we continue to outfit and break in our new Teardrop Camp trailer it was glaringly obvious we were in need of a good fire pit tending tool. After a typical fruitless online and local search I arrived at the realization that perfection must be made, not procured - so my quest began for a design th...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:00:41 PST
Ultimate Outdoor Log Cabin Fire
Ultimate Outdoor Log Cabin Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> samantha.grote Campfires are often a low-cost staple in summer night activities, but there is usually little thought put into actually starting the fire or which campfire structure is the most ideal for the planned activities. This instructable will walk you through the steps needed to build a log cabin fire. Log ...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 20:50:10 PST
Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ
Large Rotisserie Pit BBQ - More DIY How To Projects]]> Schorte Once a year we gather for a Thanksgiving feast with 3 or 4 turkeys cooked on a spit. Last year we rented a mobile unit ($$) so this year I came up with plans for our own. It can easily be sized up or down for your needs.The BBQ was built as a dry-fit project - no mortar was used. It's a lot easier...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:30:10 PDT
Pinecone Campfire Starter
Pinecone Campfire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> shootr With the purchase of our beautiful little teardrop camp trailer, the dear wife and I have begun the outfitting and preparations for our first trip to christen it.I am not a firestarting expert - seems like it is always hit or miss - so I decided to make some campfire starters to bring along to make ...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:54:41 PDT
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner
R2D2 Style Wood / Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer R2D2 log burning stove, made due to popular demand...enjoy... Locate An Empty Vessel For the body of the R2D2 I used an old 19kg gas bottle. Make sure the bottle is empty. Carefully remove the tap and fill the bottle with water, this will displace any left over gas and make it safe to start cutti...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:44:31 PDT
Fire Pit
Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sailorold23 How to make home made fire out supplies were purchased at Lowes.60 12by4 retaining wall blocks made for fire pits.01 bag of drainage rocks.01 bag of lava rocks.Man strength. Hole Dig a hole about half the blocks height about 2". I dug mine about 10" bigger in diameter to get my base. Also used a ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:53:47 PDT
Mini stove/fire pit using hand sanitizer
Mini stove/fire pit using hand sanitizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thatdan You will need heavy duty aluminum foil A lighter small aluminum pan and hand sanitizer also a knife or scissors Fill The Aluminum Pan With Hand Sanitizer Halfway Cover The Aluminum Pan With Foil And Seal The Edges Take A Knife Or Scissors And Make Your Holes Take A Lighter And Light I...
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:44:57 PDT
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange
[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens We often celebrate birthdays with group camping trips and love to try making new foods over the campfire so when we heard about the idea to bake cakes in an orange I gave it a shot. The new spin on these was that we made the cake batter ahead of time. We had a vegan friend on the trip so I made batt...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:32:41 PDT
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!!
Oil drum garden fire pit with a skyline..!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> limer_10 I had an oil drum sitting outside rusting for the last couple of years and i never really new what to do with it.! that was until i had a brainwave and decided i wanted a fire pit for the garden.I wanted something we could all sit around and keep warm in the summer evenings.! Find your oil drum. ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:39 PDT
Building a Campfire
Building a Campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> pi526 For camping trips and backyard cookouts, make a fast, hot campfire with a minimum amount of smoke. We had our campfire burning hot ~20 minutes after we collected kindling and cut firewood in our woods from trees found on the ground. Dry kindling and firewood burn faster and with less smoke than fres...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:31:50 PDT
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting
Sparkler Photography - DIY Light Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> acoens Sparklers are a fun addition to any outdoor activity - campfires, camping, and just backyard fun - but after noticing the light trails you can see when playing with sparklers, we've been toying with capturing the magic of these novelty items using long exposure photography. The possibilities are vas...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:24:46 PDT
simple beer can wood stove
simple beer can wood stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 This is a very simple wood stove, perfect for e.g. boiling a pot of waterAll you need is a small screw driver (beer) can Cute holes in a can Use a small screwdriver to cut holes in the can as seen in the pics / on the video Add wood Add wood and light it up
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:21:36 PDT
Big Bad Vader Log Burner
Big Bad Vader Log Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> doddieszoomer Back by popular demand.The last few vader log burners I've made have caused quite a storm. With this one I wanted to go bigger and badder and try and capture more of the original shape and styling.The bottle I used was a 46kg I think...yeah pretty big... Marking Out I magic marketed the face and ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 05:25:10 PDT
The Remote Match
The Remote Match - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman I recently had a need to "magically" light a bonfire at a Cub event. Other recent campfires had been dramatic, but obvious in their mechanism (burning things sliding down a wire or people pushing flaming brands into the fire). I wanted something more subtle, that the Cubs wouldn't notice happening...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:51:17 PDT
Parabolic Reflector for Solar Cooker
Parabolic Reflector for Solar Cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> ohneschuh Do you need a parabolic reflector for cooking or to light a fire? Here's a easy solution made with only three parts. Parts For this easy solar cooker you need three parts normally have at home: a plastic bow, size is not really limited. Only by the blanket size.a space blanket (silver/gold) a D...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:06:25 PDT
Easy DIY Free Fire Starters!
Easy DIY Free Fire Starters! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mbridwell Save Your Dryer Lint Save your paper towels and toilet paper cardboard as well as your dryer lint. Stuff the cardboard with dryer lint! Twist the ends.Use in your campfire for a perfect starter log for FREE!
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:14:45 PDT
Can torch
Can torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> 10amb02beckett First instruct ablewell I initially tried to make a tall can jet stove out of a soup and Pepsi can but I couldn't keep the flame going so I cut some holes a little too low ( approx. inch and a half) below top. and well what I ended up with was more of a lantern or torch depending on your preference....
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:40:13 PDT
"Knalpot" Fire pit
"Knalpot" Fire pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr.Hyde The summer is here! ...But where I live, it's still chilly in the evenings. So what better way to scare away the chill of the night than with your very own fire pit? It only took me half an hour to build and already gave me many hours of enjoying myself with a beer and watching the flames. Materia...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:40:18 PDT
How to make a outdoor candle or fire starter
How to make a outdoor candle or fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> kosta34 This fire starter or outdoor candle is cheep it's made of recycled materials. Tools and parts CanRuler Crayons Scissor Cardboard or thick paper Cut the can to 2 inches with there scissor. Then take the paper or cardboard cut it to 2 inches wide in to stripes then stuff it in the can and t...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:53:09 PDT
Outdoor FirePit
Outdoor FirePit - More DIY How To Projects]]> omrygal In the steps ahead you will learn how to build a great fire pit that is easy to build and very cheap to make.I'm sorry for my English, and I hope everything is understandable. Have fun building it!.*This is my entry into the Concrete & Casting Contest, all votes are greatly appreciated. Dig a Hole...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 15:52:46 PDT
Petroball Fire Starters
Petroball Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> chokapi Before I show you how to make these potentially dangerous fire starters, I'll say this:If you don't know how to make a fire safely, or if there's a fire ban where you're going, or if you don't believe conditions are safe for a fire, DON'T BUILD A FIRE!Only you can prevent forest fires. Only you...On...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 04:40:08 PDT
Pop Can Camp Stove
Pop Can Camp Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> the_money_man This lightweight stove is perferct for backpacking or just camping. Boil water easily for your MREs or hot chocolate or waterever else. Extremely simple to make!Sorry in advanced if all my pictures turn out sideways....If you enjoy, I would appreciate your vote in the survival contest.Disclaimer: I ...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 14:30:53 PDT
Fire Pit
Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> pip lache I bought this Fire Pit for $10 at a garage sale up the street. Wow what a deal! (& two days later the neighbor brings home a bbq pit with smoker for $20 same condition!) So here it is Yard Sale find for $10!!!!!! Plus $8 for high temperature spray paint to total out for ~$18 1. Disassembly 2. H...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 00:28:22 PDT
Fire Starter
Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> grade7grade8 This is an awesome fire starter! Materials Egg CartonDryer lint Candle or bees wax A pot Stove Preparing Cut the egg carton into fours, twos, or ones. Turn on your stove and put the wax into the pot. Melt the wax until it’s completely liquefied. The Li...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:41:40 PDT
Match fire starter
Match fire starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> crashzoom HI, In this DIY i'll teach you how to make a easy match firestarter. These are easy to use and will help you to build a fire easily. What you'll need: 1) Cotton wool. 2) Candle wax. 3) Tin can (Or anything else you can melt wax in). 4) A piece of cord (One that you can burn, not a plastic one). 5)...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 05:57:10 PDT
How I make a campfire
How I make a campfire - More DIY How To Projects]]> droid61 This is my take on an easy way to have a great campfire First step - Fire starter I build my fires with homemade egg carton fire starter(lot of great instructables on that) I use pet bedding shavings to make mine, they work great. Second step - small logs I place to small diameter logs about 1...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 19:58:43 PDT
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells)
Waterproof Match Box (Shotgun Shells) - More DIY How To Projects]]> VentureScout This is a cool way to store/carry your matches on your outdoor adventures. Its waterproof and you can even pack some firelighting tinder into it as well. But the best bit is that its made out of shotgun shells. What you will need: 2 Shotgun Shells (used!)  1 Box of Matches 1 Candle  1 Knife 1 Plier...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 07:43:20 PDT
Simple and Clean Penny Stove
Simple and Clean Penny Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> JoeyHersh This is a penny stove that I've built. The body of the stove is a tuna can. From the other penny stoves I've seen, this one is the cleanest, simplest, and most professional. Go ahead and make variations to the stove you build. The stove can boil water in a medium size pot in around four minutes. S...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:05:51 PDT
Dorito Firestarter
Dorito Firestarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> zposner Materials Doritos Source of ignition (lighter) Light it on fire, and build a fire over it. Eat the rest.
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 18:56:53 PST