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Posted:I was given a fire-hack from a guy in australia- on my way to byron. he was just starting to sell them- calling them "hot-sacks" anyways- I still have it but it got a hole in it- lost rocks from inside and haven't been able to repair it with something that stands up to the fire.

has anyone else seen one of these? I would love one that doesn't fall apart. Ideas for repair?



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the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

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Posted:There is an old thread about these that might come up if you do a search. It talked alot about ways different people made them, though this was a few years ago and I am sure that it has been revised a bit.

Have you tried Kevlar patches?

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Location: Freo

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Posted:crochet, or darn the hole using the fraying ends off a new piece of wick, works well.