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This Instructable will show you how to start a fire with a flashlight. A good sized flashlight, not a pocket sized one. I would like to say thank you ...
-Flashlight-Tinder (dead grass and leaves. Just something that will ignite safely.) -secondary tinder: a pile of dead grass for the campfire-common se...
Break the glass cover of the flashlight, and get the glass out of it. Do not damage anything else.
Break the glass of the bulb, be careful not to damage the filament inside.
Screw the remains of the bulb back into the flashlight. No picture. Don't really need it.
Put the tinder for the fire into the top of the flashlight. Fill it to the top.
It may take a few tries, but it should ignite. Sometimes it doesn't work, don't come crying to me if it doesn't.
Move the fire over quickly to the secondary tinder on the ground until the fire is transferred. Then, dump all of the fire from the flashlight onto th...
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Posted:Aug 2, 2009
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