Hello every body and welcome
Well, my idea for the firestarter started when I decided with my friend to go out and camp in the woods for some night fishing last weekend...we was out at 23.00 and it was raining here in Sweden for about a week in a row. The temp was about 1 °C and all the wood was soaking wet and in the dark forest it was almost impossible to find any dry wood at that time..it took us about 3h before we had a fire going.
I started looking here in instructables and I got my idea from a couple of posts like:
The problem was that I needed something that would last for at least 15min in case I needed to start a fire with some wet wood in the future.
And so I improved their idea on my own and I got my firestarter working for 15 - 17 min with no problem on a hard windy day.