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    Thought a few of you might like to see what I carry and teach out of.



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    nice kit thankyou for sharing

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    IA, well done, glad you mentioned that a bow drill shouldn't be your primary fire starting method, unless you want to, and do have a back up(s).

    I am a big fan of flint/steel, char-cloth personally, with buckskinning and all.

    I have found that the storage can with the steel/flint and char-cloth, can also be used to make more char-cloth, by just making a nail hole in the can, to seal it back up.

    To seal it back up after it cools down, and you have your fire still going, melt a little bit of your candle (I always carry a candle end or two), and drop the drip in the hole.
    Next time you need the can, it will just melt out.
    Old Mountain man saying, The more ya know, the less ya have to carry.

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