Given the unusual harshness of this past winter - one that included
several area power outages from ice storms - we were so
to have the use of the KoalKeeper. The KoalKeeper is by far the
best solution we've seen for preserving hot coals in our
which, as you can imagine, was fired up much more than usual.
The medium fine mesh of the screen retained all but the
coals when it came time to clear out the ash. This helped reassure
us that our ash bucket was safer than in the past. Consequently,
there is no doubt that the KoalKeeper is a great compliment to
our existing fireplace tool set.
M. and Marc L., High Point, NC
I have a
forced-air wood furnace. After retrieving the hot coals with the
KoalKeeper and putting in more wood, the fire comes right back
to life. I can go from no fire to blazing in about two minutes!
Mike T., Pfafftown, NC
||I am an
average home fireplace user and fire starting is not one of
things to do, so once I get it going I don’t like to have
to restart it. I use store bought firestarters and kindling
get fires started and using the KoalKeeper kept my fires going
longer without my having to restart them. Not having to start
new fires so often cuts these costs in half.
Beth B., Winston-Salem, NC
We did get to try the KoalKeeper out in the camping environment.
We found that it works great, just as I had anticipated.
able to shift coals around at night to make the fire smaller
and safer. In the morning it proved to be even better as
you can get
the remaining coals up to start a fire faster and easier. Your
have a great idea and should prove to be a great success.
Nelson M., Bremerton, WA
I bought a
koalkeeper for myself and some family members. I live in a
farm house that is close to 100 years old. As old houses go,
there is a
draft that flows through out the house. The house has 4 fireplaces
I use them to help keep the house warm. I would have to restart
fire in the morning and sometimes during the night. Now that
I have a
koalkeeper, I can sift through the ashes and get to the hot coals.
koalkeeper saves me a tremendous amount of time and is safer
to restart the fire with kindling. The koalkeeper works!
I received my koalkeeper in the mail yesterday. I literally opened the box and put it to work. It does exactly what I need it to do. today I came home, after a 10 hour work day, and immediately went to the fireplace in order to separated my coals from the ash. by pushing everything to one side and then using the koalkeeper to sift out the coals, I was left with a decent pile of both alive (hot) and dead (but still good) coals. I threw some wood on the pile of coals, then gave it a good blast of air, and whamoo i had fire. Hopefully, people will become aware of the great potential of the KoalKeeper. I use the thing everyday.
Corey W. Ohio
Screen grab of a chat room discussion about the KoalKeeper® from International Duch Oven Society
*full page - idos_org-chat.pdf*
Here is an E-mail from a recent new customer:
From: Mike & Sue ****** [mailto:******@verizon.net]
Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 10:30 AM
To: Robert Jacobson (HY-C)
Subject: thank you
I hope you can pass on this thanks to Paul Marley, and to your own
company for the partnership that makes the KoalKeeper available. It
is exactly the tool I had in mind when I searched the internet to see
if someone made such a tool.
Sincerely, Sue ******
God is our refuge and strength
Mike & Sue ******
Balto MD 21229
Here is a screen grab from Lehman's Product Review:
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Linda Stephenson <***************@uci.net> wrote:
I tried out the KoalKeeper over the weekend and I LOVE it ! There has always been a problem trying to save the live embers and not getting a bunch of ash at the same time. You have to pick through the ash with tongs. Can’t wait to show off this new tool at our next gathering and/or competition.
Linda Stephenson – Dutch Oven Stuff
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