Re: Camping: Egg carton fire starters
Paul H. Brown (phbrown@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Tue, 7 Nov 1995 12:51:59 -0500
On Tue, 7 Nov 1995, James Magalee wrote:
> We this method at last night's den meeting. Only problem was that the melted
> wax soaked through the egg cartons and made a mess. I'm sure we're missing
> something elementary here. Any Help?
Just heat the wax (in a double boiler) until it melts. Not any hotter.
Then, when its poured into the egg carton, it'll solidify rapidly (rather
than having to cool, first).
> Also, any other campfire tips would be appreciated.
Campfire making tips? Campfire story tips? Songs?
Biggest problem I've had with campfire making is that all those with
tobacco addictions are being drummed out of our ranks. Nobody around who
carries matches as a matter of course, anymore. :-)
Paul H. Brown, UC, GW District, National Capital Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City