Unique Pot Suspension System – “Tip Of The Week” (E27)

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Published on August 1, 2016

A “hot” little trick for making an adjustable pot suspension system for use when cooking over an open fire. This simple improvement to the age-old technique of utilizing two forked sticks with a cross-support piece allows you to raise and lower your cook-pot, dutch oven, coffee pot, or billy can with ease. By simply forming one end of the cross-support section into a triangular shape, it will give you much more control when cooking over a campfire. This method works by carefully lifting one end of the support bar, raising or lowering it to the desired height, and then gently lowering the cross-bar back into the forked stick. The triangular end lodges securely into the forked stick whenever a load (such as your cook pot) is placed upon it, and prevents the cross-support bar from rotating. All-in-all, a handy and useful method for cooking over a campfire when more control is needed.
IntenseAngler’s “Tip Of The Week” – Episode 27
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  1. I'll never throw out my old guitar strings again.

  2. I have seen something similar, but I had forgotten about it, thanks for the reminder. I Liked and Subbed. I am looking forward to more nice tips for clever camping ideas.

  3. ohvnaq

    that's awesome! gonna try it! thanks mucho!!

  4. where can i buy sauce pan for fire like the one in the video?

  5. Just an idea but i did this but i made the end of the stick a square u get even more control over the hight 

  6. That's a nice little tip.  Like the triangle end.  Thanks.

  7. Killer tip as usual!  Thanks again!  James

  8. Check out this video on YouTube:

  9. I use a steel fishing leader

  10. Awesome idea!! Thanks for sharing!!

  11. Good tip.  Though if you get with me I'll go into a means that doesn't use cordage and can be configured several ways, like from a spit or from the end of a pole.  Also a simple means of suspending your stainless steel water jug without having to buy a fish jaw spreader.  I teach these in my wilderness (primitive) survival classes.

  12. HA genius. good move on the snare wire as that obviously has survival uses. good work

  13. It's the pot that comes with those cheap, nested Boy Scout cook-kits (can be found at Walmart for about 5 bucks or so). Great little kit for the price. Hope that helps….

  14. You're very welcome… glad that you found it helpful 🙂
    All the best!

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