Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Friction fire starting
Re: Friction fire starting
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 09:49:42 -0500
> A really neat and useful package for survival kits can be made of a little
> baggie of dryer lint and a 1.50 scout flint sparker.(leave out the striker
> its worthless) Use your pocket knife (if you can get one past the pcket
> knife police) as a striker.
> It is reliable...It sells soap...it can set an example
> especially if small boys always see the scoutmaster lite his fire with flint
> & steel...
Just make sure that your pocket knife is not stainless steel. If it is
carry another high carbon, hardened steel striker.
Len Christiansen firstname.lastname@example.org
SA Troop 292, Mobile, AL ...I used to be an eagle (SR-101)!
Gihim - One Who Encourages