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    Default Another Tool In The Fire Starting Toolbox

    Just another tool that some may find useful.

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    Good thinking, very cool.
    So, now if you were to carry 2 knives, you could scrape the Crashcarta scales with another, to have a pile of fire starting tinder.......Right?
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    Cool. I think the more you think the more ideas one can come up with. Bottom line I guess is get the fire going no matter how you do it. But its nice to have a tried and true way that one can depend on.

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    That's the first time I've seen this. Who'd a thunk? So.....If your snow machine breaks down in the boonies and you have no fire starting tinder just scrape some fiberglass off the engine cowling.

    That's pretty cool, Crash. Nice job.
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    Cool idea. I wonder how the resin would work if wet?

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    So, scraping a section of a fiberglass canoe, someplace above the waterline, could work in a pinch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JTD View Post
    Cool idea. I wonder how the resin would work if wet?
    Very, very flammable.
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    Might be a good idea to save some of the waste resin that over flows in a tin you would have a nice light resin puck to scrape.

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    Do you think, if you made some resin "pucks", they would remain flammable say 5 years down the line?
    I think I have half a can left over from when I helped my cousin re-floor his boat.

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    I think the shaving would remain flammable, but it's not something I would plan for. In an emergency all bets are off, but the toxic nature of the fumes make it something I wouldn't purposely carry. Just nice to know that you may have some fire starting material with you that didn't first come to mind.
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    Ive got a set of homemade micarta scales that I botched for my BK2, I may have to try that.

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