Little fire kits

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Little fire kits

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 24 Dec, 2018 5:56 pm

Dashandsaph sent me some old tobacco tins last month. This is what I did with them.
I kept misplacing my BIC last winter and a I wanted a failsafe backup. The ferro rod is glued on with superglue and that tinder paper is just paper towlel soaked in melted candle wax
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Ferro rod from ebay Superglued on
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Still had the wax paper in the tins A bonus
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A bic, some tinder paper and some fat wood sticks and a scraper just in case I lose my Mora 511
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Ve are too soon old und too late schmart
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Re: Little fire kits

Postby ChrisJHC » Mon 24 Dec, 2018 8:35 pm

Looks good.

I'm also a fan of cotton wool soaked in Vaseline for emergencies.
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