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Post Archives

The maiden voyage of the new Fire Pit

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My new fire pit arrived yesterday, and I took it out for it’s maiden voyage.

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Fresnel Lens Fire Starting Proof of Concept (VIDEO)

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I had many people ask me if you can really start a fire with a Fresnel Lens, like you can with a magnifying glass. Here’s your proof.

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Guest Post: Law of Threes – Maintain Core Body Temp (Craig Caudill)

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For this article we’ll discuss one of the top priorities in wilderness survival.

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Nurturing A Tinder Bundle Into Flame – part 2

If you’ve been paying attention, we already talked about making a good tinder bundle. The next step now is nurturing that tinder bundle into flame so we can make good use of it for cooking, providing warmth, or just irresponsibly starting a forest fire (just kidding!).

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Guest Post: A Good Tinder Bundle – part 1 (by Craig Caudill)

Fire building is an essential survival tool for a lot of folks, whether you are in the military, an outdoorsman, hunter, survivalist, or prepper, fire building is a core survival skill that you should be able to master. Remember, fire has and will always be what you may consider an essential tool for human survival. […]

Homemade firestarters

We’ve all read about using egg cartons, dryer lint, and wax to make fire starters, but how many of us have actually tried it?

I had some egg cartons, a couple old jar candles and, believe it or not, some dryer lint, so it was time to make some home made fire starters.

 

 

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Survival Skills: Fire making

This winter I tried to make a fire with sticks and tinder, that I found outside in the great outdoors. It was horrible.

I think I now understand that we all need more practice making fires, in a controlled situation.

Hopefully you’ll never have to make a fire in a true survival situation, but if […]