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Burn-O-Ball Update

Burn-O-Ball Update

Almost four years ago I wrote about how to make “Burn-O-Balls,” simple firestarters constructed of a cotton ball and petroleum jelly. They seemed like a cost effective alternative to the similar objects that were packed in with my Spark-Lite lighter. I made a bunch, and put them in my home emergency kit, my car kit, […]

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Flaming Cotton Balls and Spark-Lite firestarter review

Flaming Cotton Balls and Spark-Lite firestarter review

A way to make fire is important in any preparedness kit. Ideally, you should have two ways to start a fire. I have a few cheap Bic lighters and then the Spark-Lite Fire Starter. The Spark-Lite is a simple but effective piece of kit. The starter is a two inch high piece of plastic with […]

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