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video Fire from a Dead Lighter
Whether you're a survivalist, boyscout, or just want a handy trick to show off, you'll want to see this...
Frindledon35 years ago
i cant watch the video for some reason when i click on it..is any one else having this problem
yes, I have the same problem.
Nice!
Cool but heres a few things you all need to know They dont put flint in lighters its called ferrocerium ferrocerium sparks are litle peices of ferrocerium that ignite from the friction caused when you flick the wheel the sparks that you see in the video are caused by the ferrocerium but the ignition is just the toilet paper Nobody uses flint any more even if they did flint is a rock its not flammable
You are right flint and steel doesn't send flint sparks out to start a fire. It sends tiny steel sparks out that light the tinder. The Ferrocerrium rods are however called flint in common usage. They are even sold as flints for torch strikers and zippo lighters.
necropolian6 years ago
i once found an old dead lighter, and when i accidentally spilled lemonade over it, it worked again!
really? thats weird
i know, but, that's what happened.
maybe it was thirsty and if it got lit it would get more thirsty but then it drank some lemonade and it felt better. at least thats what the magic talking lighter under my bed said :D:P:)
would you mind visiting a psychologist?
I tried but their building mysteriously got burned down... :P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P:P I'm watching you O.O
once my little bro had a star wars lego dude, and its lightsaber lit up but it ran out of juice(juce?) and i chucked it but it went into my soda and it wurkd agen... HOLY CRAP!
Wait...what kind of soda was it?
ummm........... i think sunkist.
bassmonkey5 years ago
you can also fill it back up with butane, but awsome if your in the wilderness!!
buster276 years ago
you dont need "flint powder " the tissue is so fluffy and combustible the sparks light it.
i did somthing similar roll the tisue into a tight cone and pull some lint from cotton socks and put it in the cone leave it very flufy and just spark the lighter on it it should work
Wrong, the flint dust is what does the trick, but you are right, tissue paper is very flamable
pls6 years ago
Very cool and innovative!
ThePyrokid6 years ago
thats cool. you could use the flint powder for other stuff to do with fire as well.
This is a really neat trick, thanks for posting