is it possible to start fire with water (without using ammonium nitrate)?


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tbh-11386 years ago
Sodium. Keep in mind that it will explode, though.
aeray6 years ago
FoolishSage6 years ago
Any of the Alkali metals will react with water to create either a flame or an explosion depending on how far down the periodic table of elements you go. Sodium and Potassium form flames and should be capable of starting a fire but as you work your way down they get more and more dangerous.
Keep in mind however that although these methods might work to get a fire started using water the presence of water will probably hinder whatever tinder you are trying to ignite.
i once watched an episode of mythbusters,where they froze a small bowl of water next to a vibrating machine(to make it freeze clear) then using ice like a magnifying glass with the sun were able to start a fire
Hello Kitty6 years ago
Of course! I have one word for you.