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Putting Together and Using a Basic Fire-Making Kit

As our lives become more adapted to the conveniences of the modern world, there are fundamental skills that were once pivotal for survival that many people no longer know or practice. Arguably, the most important is fire building. The skill of efficiently making a fire provides you with a tool to boil water, cook meals, stay warm, and dry wet clothing; it also provides a means of security.

Obviously, the easiest way to start a fire is to use matches or a lighter. However, if the matches don’t work or your lighter fails, you’ll need another option. A combination of knowledge and preparedness may well keep you alive.

There are many methods and tools for making a fire. Here, we breakdown how to create a fire-making kit from household items and an inexpensive tool. With this kit, we’ll show you one of the easiest, quickest, and most reliable ways to make a fire. Pay attention, your survival may one day depend on it. Here’s what you’ll need:

A Fire Starter
A fire starter is a tool that causes a spark to ignite your tinder. There are many different types available, including variations of magnesium bars and flint-rod-type tools. Based on personal experience, the Spark-Lite Fire starter works the quickest and most efficiently.

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