Category: Fire


Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection - Print out a this massive collection of PDF files as reference for a possible SHTF scenario, and keeping it in a nice safe spot. A single printed survival manual may save you or a loved one at some future date.

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How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival

How To Use Refillable Lighters for Survival - A lot of preppers have numerous disposable lighters stashed as a method for starting fires after a SHTF event. But, there is a distinct advantage to refillable lighters. Learn about the ins and outs of how Zippo and butane lighters are made, including the different fuels and potential substitutes.

A lot of preppers have numerous disposable lighters stashed as a method for starting fires after a SHTF event. They may also have matches, lenses to use the sun to start a fire, or refillable lighters. Others swear by the old Zippo lighters that were popular during World War II. Some may scoff at using refillable lighters as a …

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DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget

DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget - This project is easy to make and because its made of brick it is a sturdy pit. You will have no worries about looters stealing the metal one.

Having a sturdy fire pit on your property is a great way to enjoy a fire during a BBQ’s, a family get together or just having drinks around it during a social gathering. Love it. Think about if the power goes out, this fire pit can be transformed into an awesome cooking vessel that can be burning all …

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Fire Shelters Should We All Have One?

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Having a fire shelter in your home may just add an extra layer of safety and protection. This is a very interesting article,These are not cheap, I found on on amazon check it out here at 495 dollars but then I got to thinking 500 bucks is nothing to save my family’s lives. I think …

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16 Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches

16 Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches - Being resourceful is not only important in survival situations and emergencies, it can come in handy every day. Some of the listed ways to be able to start a fire are difficult. Some are even a little ridiculous. But if you have the tools and need a fire, you will not care if it is ridiculous or difficult.

Let’s face it, fire is important. If for some reason the physical laws of our world quit providing fire, we would be in trouble. That is what it would feel like if you had to create a fire in a survival situation and did’t have the tools or the know how. Everyone can agree that a lighter …

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14 Ways To Light A Campfire Without A Match

14 Ways To Light A Campfire Without A Match - Being able to stay warm, cook food and purify water is paramount to surviving any situation. This means you have to be able to start a fire, this is not so easy without a lighter or matches!

Being able to stay warm, cook food and purify water is paramount to surviving any situation. This means you have to be able to start a fire, this is not so easy without a lighter or matches! I can testify and tell you from personal experience that knowing how to make a fire is one …

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How to Build the Perfect Campfire

How to Build the Perfect Campfire - The hottest pile of burning fuel occurs when the height of the pile is roughly the same as its base diameter. In other words, the best fires are built to be as tall as they are wide.

The campfire is one of the most basic of outdoor skills, although many people don’t know how to build them properly. For the caveman, fire provided many things necessary for survival: heat, light, protection from animals and a means to cook their food. It was essential for their survival, and someday it may be for you, …

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How To Make Fire With Chocolate And A Can

How To Make Fire With Chocolate And A Can - By using the chemical properties of the chocolate and aluminum, you can create a surface that will not only garner the sun’s energy, it will concentrate it which can be focused on a flammable surface to then start a fire with.

Having multiple methods of being able to start a fire is a basic tenant of the prepper and survival communities. What if you don’t have a lighter, matches or a fire starter? Some people might say to use a fire bow or rub two sticks together some other way. Those skills take a long time …

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How To Convert a Hot Water Heater Into a Wood Stove

How To Convert a Hot Water Heater Into a Wood Stove -I found a great tutorial on how to make your own wood stove from a water over on instructables and I have to say... I love this one. I have seen so many over the years but this is a great off the grid wood stove. This is a permanent stove that will heat a room no problem and cook food and boil water easily.

See how to build this simple wood stove from an old water heater today. Become more self reliant and start getting off the grid. You can pick up these old water heaters for free if you look in the right places, craigslist etc… Even if you can’t get them free, they will be cheap as …

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A Waterproofing Hack That Guarantees Fire

A Waterproofing Hack That Guarantees Fire - We all should know by now that fire is essential when it comes to survival. Without it we risk hypothermia, no way of boiling water to make it drinkable and in the worst case scenario, no fire to keep away predators at night.

We all should know by now that fire is essential when it comes to survival. Without it we risk hypothermia, no way of boiling water to make it drinkable and in the worst case scenario, no fire to keep away predators at night. Survivalsherpa has a great waterproofing hack that works every time. It is so …

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