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I show how a clear incandescent light bulb can be used to start a fire. First the bottom of the light bulb is broken off then the filament is removed. The bulb is then filled with water and is ready to use on a sunny day. The light can be focused onto a single point. A tinder bundle can be used and once it is smoldering you can lightly blow air into the tinder bundle until you have a fire. This method of starting a fire will also work for other clear round containers.

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<p>Very interesting! I didn't think to use a lightbulb at all, added it to my ideas a:</p><p> <a href="http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/04/3-items-for-primitive-fire-starting/" rel="nofollow">http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/0...</a></p><p>I always only ever thought of using magnifying glasses before but using a light bulb is a revelation to me</p>
<p>Very interesting! I didn't think to use a lightbulb at all, added it to my ideas a:</p><p> <a href="http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/04/3-items-for-primitive-fire-starting/" rel="nofollow">http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/0...</a></p><p>I always only ever thought of using magnifying glasses before but using a light bulb is a revelation to me</p>
<p>Very interesting! I didn't think to use a lightbulb at all, added it to my ideas a:</p><p> <a href="http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/04/3-items-for-primitive-fire-starting/" rel="nofollow">http://survivalseverything.com/index.php/2016/05/0...</a></p><p>I always only ever thought of using magnifying glasses before but using a light bulb is a revelation to me</p>
Didn't CrazyRussianHacker on youtube show how to do this???
<p>I'm pretty sure Grant Thompson did...</p>
Because there is noble gas in lamps which does not get mixed with other stuff , so it won't burn but just make light . When a bulb cracks , oxygen gets in there and as you know , oxygen burns . It's a good fire though , as the tungsten can withstand heat a lot and only melts at 2500 , so the bulb keeps burning for a while .
<p>Interesting! </p>

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