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fracy November 11th, 2014 10:47pm

Do you know how to start a fire without using matches?

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/12/14 7:35 pm

At least half a dozen different ways that I'm very comfortable with. My favorite is steel wool and a 9v radio battery.

reaganblood Mountain View
11/12/14 7:30 pm

Just use a lighter. P.S. Did you know that the lighter was invented before the matches?

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curtron basement of the Alamo
11/12/14 5:31 pm

I started a fire with flint and steel the other night just to make sure I could still do it.

ThomasK
11/12/14 4:51 pm

Bic lighter. Duh.

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dxstap Bloomington, Indiana
11/12/14 12:04 pm

A magnifying glass
A spark starter (BBQ grill or stove top)
Lightning

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AbandonedAccnt Not here.
11/12/14 9:56 am

Yes. I was a Boy Scout.

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FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
11/12/14 9:04 am

I use a Billy Joel CD to reflect the sun...then I say "Well Mr. Joel, It appears we did start this fire."

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MrLove lovers, dreamers and me
11/11/14 9:13 pm

In theory, yes, however, I've never tried it. I should sometime, might be good experience.

Wert A picture of my junk
11/11/14 6:31 pm

I've done flint/steel, bow drill, lens, battery/steel wool, push stick (this was really hard), magnesium and flint, and hand drill, which is really hard on the hands (bloodied up my hands pretty good). All, just to see how it's done.

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LadyBug237 Florida
11/11/14 6:12 pm

In theory yes. Never tried though. Or I could say "with a lighter". HaHa

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
11/11/14 6:00 pm

I've started fires on a sunny day with binoculars, just keep them focused, you need to hold very still and paper or tinder will ignite.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
11/12/14 9:06 am

those things are like bic lighters...your always losing them.

voc I am...what I am
11/11/14 4:22 pm

I can do flint and steel, and 9v and steel wool.

fredd TrumpLand
11/11/14 4:21 pm

Yes. Use a lighter.

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bstokosa Connecticut
11/11/14 3:53 pm

Rub two (2) Boy Scouts together?

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stickman46 NJ
11/11/14 3:49 pm

Yes but doubt I would be successful;)

Kay41 the Midwest
11/11/14 3:48 pm

I know how but have never tried it.