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  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've recently started playing around with this stuff. Here's a short vid i made on how to identify it in the field. Anyone else have experience with this tinder? Good or bad points? Any difference between different timber?
  2. Vendor Deals
    Now in stock: Spark-Lite Firestarters + 8 Tinder-Quik Tabs for just $7.95. This is the official firestarter included in the SKRAM bags carried in military aircraft. Why this instead of a Chinese-made firesteel? You can use the Spark-Lite one-handed, and it's made in the USA...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I tried to upload the photos to start a thread and guess I'm not computer-savy enough. My wife had to load them to my profile page for me, and that's as far as we could get them. But Savagesun4x4 asked me to try and do it differently than I had been trying because My way was not working. after...
  4. Vendor Deals
    We are now offering a great new product: Insta-Fire Weatherproof Fire Starter http://www.directive21.com/Insta-Fire-weatherproof-fire-starter.html Insta-Fire is a patented blend of volcanic rock, wood pellets, and paraffin wax. This patented formula is what makes Insta-Fire water resistant...
  5. DIY - Do It Yourself
    This is a video I made on a few different ways to make char cloth.
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    In this short video I show how easy it is to light a piece of char cloth using a rock and piece of carbon steel.
  7. General Discussion
    Here is some custom handles i made for my fire steel. I was using was Carbon steel hacksaw blades, but i find some fire strikers from firesteel.com that work really well. Here is some pics of what i have done. http://firesteel.com/products/FireSteel-Super-Scraper.html
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    alcohol prep pads will burn for maybe 20 or 30 seconds. These are really good to have in your pack, and their CHEAP - just find someone working of a doctor or at a hospital. This video was taken on a camping trip shonuff and I went on.
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