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  1. Thread: Solar ignition?

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    Solar ignition?

    Primitive skill? Survival skill? Brushcraft skill? Anyway Iíve been making fires with solar ignition just trying to learn about it. I would not consider solar ignition a survival skill. If you are in...
  2. Thread: Mora knife?

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    I agree with what you are saying. Iíve been using...

    I agree with what you are saying. Iíve been using this knife for all kinds of stuff. I do feel that knives are tools and when used will get beat up scratched up ect. I sharpen all of my knives razor...
  3. Thread: Mora knife?

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    I grabbed a piece of marble tile that I keep...

    I grabbed a piece of marble tile that I keep around as part of my sharpening kit. Sprayed some flint 80 grit sandpaper with 3M glue spray stuff slapped it on went to work on the spine and edge. I...
  4. Thread: Pine Resin Salve?

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    Pine Resin Salve?

    Ok so Iíve collected a small supply of pine resin. Iíve rendered it by using some tin cans. I took a bigger can and poked some holes in the bottom set it on top the smaller one I proceeded to light...
  5. Never Mind please delete. I could not figure out...

    Never Mind please delete. I could not figure out how to delete my reply.
  6. Thread: Mora knife?

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    Nvm figured out the problem. Apparently not all...

    Nvm figured out the problem. Apparently not all Mora knives have a square spine. It appears square but I looked at it under a magnifying glass. The very edge is rounded it should be an easy fix....
  7. Thread: Mora knife?

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    Mora knife?

    So my main go to knives for camping ect are an old beat up K-Bar USMC. Itís held up very well. I also have a Becker BK9. This thing is huge. I bought it several years ago because I wanted a big...
  8. Thread: Flint and Steel?

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    Ok so Iíve given in and accepted if I want flint...

    Ok so Iíve given in and accepted if I want flint Iím gonna have to buy it or wait until I go off traveling. I found a few places online that sell flint and other rocks by the lb. Iíve also found a...
  9. Thread: Flint and Steel?

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    I kept everything cool by dipping it in water....

    I kept everything cool by dipping it in water. When I filed it down I used my bare hand to make sure it never got hot. Took my time. The drilling was the easy part. I used Milwaukee drill bits...
  10. Thread: Flint and Steel?

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    Thanks. I used my chop saw and cut a small...

    Thanks. I used my chop saw and cut a small section about maybe 2 inches from a new file. I rounded the very corners took off the ďteethĒ on the edges. I left the teeth on the flats figure better grip...
  11. Thread: Flint and Steel?

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    In reference to the file for the steel part do...

    In reference to the file for the steel part do you have to remove the teath? Also are new files made with high carbon steel or does it need to be an old one? Iíve got some old file sets that are...
  12. Thread: Flint and Steel?

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    Flint and Steel?

    Iím looking for a good quality flint and steel set. I tend to use ferro rods when camping and making fires. Ya I always have a lighter but making a fire without one is more satisfying to me. Anyway...
  13. Thread: Hi from SC.

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    Hi from SC.

    Hi. Iím a camping, fishing, hunting anything outside kida guy. I love being outdoors unfortunately my current career prevents me from doing all these things as much as I want to, however Iím trying...
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