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Re: Bamboo
« Reply #15 on: October 07, 2019, 12:29:47 pm »

When I heat straighten them I notice steam coming from the end as I work along their length.
I've noticed steam coming from garden stakes that are who knows how old. It surprised me.
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« Reply #16 on: October 07, 2019, 12:47:48 pm »
I think it is moisture from the atmosphere just like with bow wood.
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« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2019, 12:46:49 pm »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)

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« Reply #18 on: October 13, 2019, 01:50:10 pm »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)

Better yet, grab the largest diameter ones you can find and toss them IN the fire!
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Re: Bamboo
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2019, 11:04:05 pm »
I just spent two days throwing the tops  in the fire. Even an eighth inch cane makes a good snap. :D
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Re: Bamboo
« Reply #20 on: October 15, 2019, 06:04:47 pm »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)
If you do that with green cane most likely you will end up with length long splits between nodes....
Steam escaping.
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« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2019, 06:07:33 pm »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)
If you do that with green cane most likely you will end up with length long splits between nodes....
Steam escaping.

Hehe... That's the fun in it. Get em too hot and that steam escapes so fast it's like a .22 going off  bigger the louder.
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« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2019, 06:12:49 pm »
I just hate to see good cane shafts wasted..
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« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2019, 09:28:19 pm »
...and the possibility of someone getting by misusing a simple and safe process.
 
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Re: Bamboo
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2019, 10:18:54 am »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)

Better yet, grab the largest diameter ones you can find and toss them IN the fire!
ahahahahahaha!   That is a great idea.  Would sipping Jameson's while watching enhance the experience?    How funny!

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« Reply #25 on: October 21, 2019, 12:54:56 am »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)
If you do that with green cane most likely you will end up with length long splits between nodes....
Steam escaping.

Err....yes
I wasn't meaning to use good arrow canes for this......I would've thought that was obvious.....not all cane grows perfectly!

Yes Todd that's the idea and Sleek I guess we have the same sense of humour :)

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« Reply #26 on: October 21, 2019, 05:53:51 pm »
You know, the RH out here in Utah is really great.  You should just ship it out here. . .

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« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2019, 05:58:03 pm »
For a bit of fun heat up some green canes quickly over a fire.....:)
If you do that with green cane most likely you will end up with length long splits between nodes....
Steam escaping.

Err....yes
I wasn't meaning to use good arrow canes for this......I would've thought that was obvious.....not all cane grows perfectly!

Yes Todd that's the idea and Sleek I guess we have the same sense of humour :)

Sense of humor? Hell, it's my favorite thing to toss into the fire when nobody is looking!
Tread softly and carry a bent stick.

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