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Using A Fire Steel to light a campfire ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Angus Hanton shows us how to light a fire without using matches. Includes a section on where to find King Alfred's Cake.

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Posted in: Tools ~ On: 23 July, 2008

6 comments so far

jackasskillthecow
August 26, 2008

ware do u get the sparky thing

blamshiza
February 25, 2009

did the fire get smothered?
Chris, the beatles have long since left the tinder; he mentions drying the fungi for a week or so.
Jack, the sparky thing is a firesteel, man-made flint, or misch-metal. army and scout versions by light my fire are probably the most popular, but many kinds available.

Keith H. Burgess
January 11, 2012

With the deepest of respect, this is a ferocium rod, NOT a fire steel.

GLYDR
July 13, 2012

Yeah Ringo and Paul love it.

sutoto
September 13, 2013

so all that work finding and drying the fungus to then start the fire with newspaper!? Am i missing something here lol

ian1963a
November 8, 2015

why do people buy these gadgets when a simple cheap box of matches works just as well?

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