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deanaxmarie
BRONZE Member since Aug 2010

stranger
Location: USA

Total posts: 1
Posted:Hi everyone =)
I was wondering what fuel you find best for fire eating. I currently am using Coleman's Kerosene, but I am not happy with it. It makes a lot of black smoke and smells bad, I can't breathe because of all the smoke it makes! I probably am using the wrong fuel =/
Any suggestions? And do any of you have smokey problems?


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Asraiya On Fire
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Asraiya On Fire

member
Location: Seattle, Wa USA

Total posts: 9
Posted:Kerosene is just nasty in general, in my opinion...

I only use white gas or naphtha for fire eating! It's ultra refined petroleum that's flammable instead of oily combustible stuff so it burns hotter & cleaner which means no more black smokiness but it is more likely to ignite on accident so ya gotta be a bit more careful when transporting & handling it, alright?


"what matters most is how well you walk through the fire"
~Bukowski

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Flint_413
GOLD Member since Jul 2009

Flint_413

Fire Artist and Hooper
Location: U.S.A

Total posts: 181
Posted:Yes Kerosene is baaaad. Go for the colemans fuel that is NOT kerosene. It should be in a metal jug and just says "Coleman's camp fuel"

If you can't stand the heat, get out of my way.

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