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  1. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    You would think with the vast amount spent on healthcare in this country, we would be super healthy; the healthiest on the planet. We surely are not. There is big money in keeping us sick and on multiple drugs for life. (There was even an episode of Star Trek on this subject...
  2. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Hello, I know you can purchase magnesium fire starts with the flint striker just about anywhere but does anyone know of a source of scrap magnesium I can use to make my own fire starters? Also, does all magnesium burn the same way or does it have to be of a specific grade? I just want to cut...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'd like this to be the definitive fire starting thread full of updated information and tips. I have tons of new questions now that I've been working with Misch & Ferrocerium rods and magnesium blocks more. Plus, whatever other ingenious ways there are to start a fire WITHOUT a Bic Lighter...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    i have a MAGNESIUM fire starter already..... was wondering whats the best "blastmatch" type fire starter as theres many like it on the market like "Swedish Firesteel" any help greatly appreciated
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I own 2 magnesium firestarters, and scraping the shavings is the dreaded part. It just simply takes too long. Is there any kind of tool or technique which can make this process a whole lot quicker??? :o:
  6. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I use the good old match and striker strip to start my fires in the woods. What do you guys prefer?
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've been using a magnesium firestarter for over a year now, and it still doesn't cease to amaze me on how reliable and effective they really are. Such a simple concept really: a simple bar of magnesium, and a rib of ferrocerium. It is easy for a 14 year old like myself to use it, as well as...
  8. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    This is how to use a magnesium firestarter. If you cant use the back of your knife to scrape the magnesium then you probley have a stainless steel, you need a carbide steel knife but you can use the blade of your stainless steel knife. I just noticed i forgot to edit my cat out of the video oh well.
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