Instructables: exploring - camping - fire Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:38:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 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. I cut off the safety handle from the top and carefully cut off the brass tap with a hack saw, this ensures there are no spark...
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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
How To Make S'mores
How To Make S'mores - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchbar1 You Start With Getting The Ingredients The ingredients you want are cookies, chocolate, marshmallows, a pointed stick with no bark or a hot dog cooker. You will want to fire will almost no coals and mainly flames. I use those cookies cause they already have chocolate already on them so it's eas...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 20:30:19 PST
easy cheap fire experiment
easy cheap fire experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> NathanEck have water make fire! gather materials all you need for this experiment is a plastic cup,some vegetable oil, sawdust, a lighter and some water. Mixing Put the sawdust and the oil in the plastic cup. Mix until the sawdust has soaked up all the oil. Light it up! light the sawdust solution on ...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:27:00 PST
How To Cook A Marsh Mallow On A Camp Fire
How To Cook A Marsh Mallow On A Camp Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> sooie it is a camping tradition to have a good old roasted marshmallow feast and in this inscrutable ill show you how to feast like a king. What You'll Need 1. a fire 2. marshmallows3. a stick! So First you want to put your desired amount of marshmallows on A stick( I used a kitchen skewer) and be h...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:03:17 PST
How To Make Feather Sticks
How To Make Feather Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelrobbutler What A Feather Stick Is A feather stick is simply a long, thin and dry piece of wood which will be used as soon as your tinder is burning to progress your fire to bigger sticks. What Wood To Choose Any wood will work well and i am going to use pine, it really does not matter. I will say howev...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:48:41 PST
How To Make A Fire With A Gum Wrapper And A Battery
How To Make A Fire With A Gum Wrapper And A Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> That Survival Freak What you will need is a gum wrapper and a "AA" or a "AAA" battery Prepping Place the negative part of the battery on the metallic part of the wrapper. The Fire! Cover the top part of the battery and hold it there with something other than your hand! You will burn yourself, The FIRE!
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:55:28 PST
MALAGASY FIRE COOKING STANDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Renard_Bleu On a recent work trip to Madagascar I had the opportunity to meet several work crews in the jungle, and witness how the local people had developed a myriad of ways to put a pot over a fire to cook (rice or soup). I would have assumed that a single best setup would have evolved to dominate and render...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:33:18 PST
Super Simple Firestarter zposner Today I'll be showing you how to make a super simple fire starter that works great. Its super simple because it only requires 3 ingredients, better yet you probably already have them!!!!!  If you are a child, like me, get an adult to help you.                             Ingredients -rubbing alcoho...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 19:12:14 PST
Side Burner Can Stove
Side Burner Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> charlieCG This is a side burner aluminum can stove. It combines several different designs I've seen online, with a couple touches of my own. I own several commercial backpacking stoves; the one I'll show you in this tutorial weighs significantly less than all of them. Anyone who has gone on an overnight campi...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 09:00:09 PST
How To Make A Fire Starter
How To Make A Fire Starter - More DIY How To Projects]]> BoyScout422 This is a easy to use fire starter and an easy to light get your fire up in SECONDS and you FIREMAN'S CHIT in MINUETS ATTENTION PLEASE VOTE FOR THIS INSTRUCTABLE TO WIN THE OUTDOORS MANNING CONTEST
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:05:49 PST
Food Storage Can Stove
Food Storage Can Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> basementhacker There are a lot of I'bles about camping/survival stoves made from soup cans, soda cans, and other assorted pieces of metal and wire. There's only one problem with most of those stoves: they don't have stovetops to hold the thing you are cooking. Sure, you can make a separate piece of metal and wire ...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:32:18 PST
The 'Bikers Cheese'
The 'Bikers Cheese' - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart This is a popular recipe among French motorbikers. It's simple, cheap, fast, and it's so delicious you'd sell your mother for it. I can't tell you the dozens of friends I've made while preparing this on hiking journeys. Fire attracts people. Cheese in the fire attracts everybody - and even more wh...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:21:25 PST
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit
Build An Ultimate Outdoor FirePit Complete With Custom Cap Stone: The ManPit - More DIY How To Projects]]> RNation0001 Overview: In the steps ahead you will learn to build a great fire pit that's aesthetically pleasing as well as easy to build and last but certainly not least pretty easy on your wallet, in fact this project cost me less than 100 bucks. Let me stress that anyone can do this and its not as hard a...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 01:03:27 PST
Waterproof Camping Fire Straws!
Waterproof Camping Fire Straws! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ballistic_mania223 Warning: I am not liable for injuries using the lighter. Try at your own risk. This project should not be done without adult supervision. Materials • pliers• straws• scissors • lighter• drier lint or cotton balls work best ( can use petroleum jelly) Cut Straw Cut straw to about 2 inches Fusi...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 14:54:40 PDT
Real Smoke Bomb ajensen19 Materials: sugar, potassium nitrate, pan, fire Procedure: 1. Mix sugar and potassium nitrate together into any ratio that you want. 2. Put a fire to the mixture and watch it ignite in smoke.
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:58:17 PDT
Homemade Flamethrower ajensen19 Materials: bottle, drill, butane, lighter. Procedure: 1. Take a bottle and drill a hole in the cap. 2. Fill the bottle with butane. 3. Take a lighter to the to area where you have the hole in the bottle and spray out butane. p of the bottle and squeeze the bottle. 4. Butane will be sprayed in...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:01:00 PDT
How to make fire using only a battery 3zero6zero9zero Learn how to make fire using only a battery and steel wool. It is very easy to do. Just buy a 9 volt battery and some steel wool (the finer the better) and rub the battery on the wool. The wool will instantly start to spark. Lighting your tinder and making a fire will be easy like never before. Enjo...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 14:15:51 PDT
Super Altoids stove
Super Altoids stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes      I got this idea from a different instructable, I modified it and gave it a stand materials you will need:   -rubbing alcohol   -fiberglass   -Altoids tin   -steel mesh   -Sheet metal the "fiery" part First, stuff the Altoids tin wi...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 10:14:36 PDT
Simple Fire Starters
Simple Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> MohawkMarine SO if you have a family anything like mine you will have a few things laying around that can be used to makes a fire starter for those that fire doesn't spring from their finger tips. I am kind of a pyro, but the wife isn't so i made these to make it easier for her. -Egg Cartons (I used the 18 coun...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 13:34:01 PDT
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions
Build a Fire in the Rain/Wet Condidtions - More DIY How To Projects]]> Reiff Fire is probably the third most important thing in survival but good to have when camping. Survival is not something that is ever likely to happen, not bad to know a few thing, but avoidance of survival is better. It isn't often that you actually need to have a fire, because when when your camping, ...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:48:11 PDT
Camp Fire Starters
Camp Fire Starters - More DIY How To Projects]]> redart3k If you're camping - you want to make the venerable camp fire. Normally, you gather twigs, leaves, pine needles - anything flammable to use as tinder to start the fire. Maybe it’s been raining all week and everything is soaked to of depth of several miles into the earth's crust and you'd have a bette...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 02:57:22 PDT
How to make a fire torch
How to make a fire torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Assassin Tube All you need is: a knife, lighter fluid or vodka, a rag or some old clothes, a lighter, a stick and rope or something similar step one first, put your fabric onto your stick and tie your rope around the fabric and your stick step two soak the fabric in lighter fluid and light it the dark...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 16:03:06 PDT
Out Door Fire Pit
Out Door Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> powellcubs This is a easy way to build a permanent fire pit for your cabin, house, or camping area. This will take about a full day to do if you take your time and make sure that you follow every step and make sure that everything is in place.  Submitted by Powell Middle School for the Instructables Sponsorsh...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 12:26:16 PDT
How-to make Soda Can alcohol Stove ! TopDIY I'll show you how to make a great little portable stove from stuff you probably have laying around your house! It's perfect for camping, backpacking, and power outages Learn how to make the "ultimate alcohol stove" from aluminum soda can ! This is a How-to video for making the most classical desig...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 20:48:46 PDT