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  1. DIY
    So I have been doing some investigating into friction fires (Fire plows and fire bows). I live in the pacific northwest and it is almost entirely soft-wood evergreen trees up here. My question is this: given this environment, what trees and techniques would you utilize to being a friction fire...
  2. Prepper Tools
    I saw a vid on YouTube the other day and it got me to thinking. We have always struggled with primitive fire in my house. I think it is because we select poor materials and don't do a very good job putting them together. To rectify that, I've decided to do a daddy/daughter project and build a...
  3. General Prepper and Survival Talk
    We've all mastered starting a fire but may not know how to put one out. At least not different types of fires. Not only can a fire happen during SHTF but a fire starting in your home could be your own personal SHTF (hate to see those preps go up in smoke) Participated in some local CERT...
  4. Prepper Tools
    I am curious about some other ideas for fire starters/kindling besides the obvious ones most people know about. I shot the below video a few weeks ago showing the 3 ones that I like the best (cotton balls + petroleum jelly, dryer lint, and alcohol). What I am searching for are additional ideas...
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