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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I found a flint rock and with my steel knife I am able to create a lot of sparks. However I don't know what to use to chatch the sparks to create the amber to light the dried grass. I know it should be cedar bark, but in my area I have no cedars, so I tried with any tree dried bark with no...
  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. Urban Survival
    I'd think these would have a lot of uses in a disaster situation. Does anyone on here agree? Does anybody keep spark plugs on hand?
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I was thinking the piezoelectric ignitor from a lighter could be an awesome EDC as it provides a virtually infinite amount of electrical discharges for firestarting. A man tested the piezoelectric crystal from a standard BBQ lighter and it "sparked" 111,000 times before it stopped working, and...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Don't throw away that empty lighter! If ever you're in a situation where you need to build a fire and all you have left is an empty lighter, don't throw it away! That lighter can still easily make a fire. As long as it can make a spark, all you need is a small spark. The trick is to know how...
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