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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Is it possible to buy strong wooden matches, strike anywhere, as produced at one time? All the wooden box matches sold today are useless. IMO. Flint and steel fire making. The alternative.
  2. Vendor Deals
    This is a new product we offer! If you buy 5, we will include one Free. Free offer ends March 7th, 2014 Live Fire Original – Emergency Fire Starter http://www.directive21.com/products/live-fire-original-emergency-fire-starter Live Fire Sport – Emergency Fire Starter...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Thought it would be fun to talk about emergency fire starters made from some garbage you might have in your pack. Hope you enjoy.
  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. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    From an email newsletter I received from campingsurvival.com Check this out! http://www.campingsurvival.com/ionflfippeby.html It’s an awesome new product from my friend and the inventor of the Aurora, but this blows it away. http://www.campingsurvival.com/aufistflstan.html He...
  6. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Here are a few fire starters my son and I made. This is not my own idea, I saw it somewhere, thought it was cool, tried it, and am passing it on....lol. They are pretty easy to make. Here is what you need: Cotton balls Dryer lint Petroleum jelly Straws Pliers Lighter Bobbie-pin Ziploc...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am dissapointed with flint striker "fire starters" **Updated with new test video** I bought a couple of Coghlan flint striker "fire starters" tonight, but after me and a buddy messed around for a good half-hour with a pile or dried leaves and torn apart paper, we were a hole bunch of FAIL...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Most of the "Flint" that you buy now-a-days, are the ferro rods, a man made mixed metal that throws pretty good sparks, when struck with a metal striker. There are also the old fashioned forged "strike-a-light" fire starter, then when struck with a flint stone will throw sparks. My question to...
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have been trying to find the best deal on firestarters. I also want one of good quality. I have looked at Swedish Firesteels and the blast match Are there better ones out there? IS there a cheaper place to buy them?
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was on a different thread and someone mentioned they made fire starters from drier lint. Can someone please advise. I have used a shop vac that hangs on the wall to vacuum the lint from the trap and I have a lot right now. Thanks for the help. :)
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    what are some not store bought ( burnin money) that ACTUALLY work lol all i have is split jute twine dryerlint char cloth
  12. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    This is what I have in my massive fire starting "arsenal" spread out amongst my different water tight pouches. Magnesium Fire Block x2 (If you havent done so, practice starting fires with this and find out what technique works best for you-took me days to get the BEST technique) Sweedish...
  13. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    which one, the magnisium firestarter or the swedish firesteel? firesteel can start more fires due to more flint. magnisium firestarter less fires but easier to start with the magnisium
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