Sparkie: A BLASTMATCH for the budget prepper

December 27, 2019 With fall here and winter just around the corner for much of the country, I wanted to take a look at some alternative fire tools.  I initially wanted to get a BLASTMATCH simply because it...

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How To Make A DIY Dryer Lint Fire Starter

May 20, 2019 This DIY dryer lint fire starter proves your household is a treasure trove of materials essential for building fire and for survival! RELATED: Ways To Start A Fire | 17 Unconventional...

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Start a Fire Without a Spark

February 7, 2016 Forgot Your Firestarting Tools? Learn How to Start a Fire Without Them We all know that firestarting is one of the most basic survival skills. In fact, fire building is one of the first...

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VIDEO: How to Start a Fire With a Water Bottle

February 1, 2016 There’s nothing worse than being on a camping trip and realizing you forgot a fire starter. Sure, you can start a fire the old fashioned way, but that’s difficult,...

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How to Start a Fire with Char Cloth | Survival Basics

November 25, 2014 Throughout most of human history, man has learned that a few necessities can and do make the difference between life and death.  While emergency food stores, stored water, and the need for...

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Wet Fire Sparks Up A Conversation

May 20, 2013 In my last Newsletter, you may remember that I reviewed  the Strike Master Fire starter and it did pretty well. A nice solid fire starter that you will get a lot of sparks out of. But the...

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