Instructables: exploring - outside - survival - fire - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 May 2016 15:41:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Start a Fire Using Flint http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-a-Fire-Using-Flint/
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Wed, 9 May 2012 16:47:07 PDT
Under $20 Rocket Stove/Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-20-Rocket-StoveHeater/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:32:15 PST
6 wrist watch survival hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/6-wrist-watch-survival-hacks/
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 09:01:53 PST
How to Build a Bonfire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Bonfire/
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Wed, 5 Sep 2007 17:32:51 PDT
How to Start Fire with Water! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Start-Fire-with-Water/
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Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:47:48 PST
Worlds Smallest DIY Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Smallest-DIY-Survival-Kit/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2015 13:31:16 PDT
How to Make a Fire with Wet Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-with-Wet-Wood/
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By: Captain MacTavish

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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:33:34 PDT
How to make charcloth http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-charcloth/
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 17:43:59 PDT
Making A Ferrocerium Rod Handle http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeing-A-Ferrocerium-Rod-Handle/
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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 02:56:12 PDT
Friction Fire Making http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Fire-Making/
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 06:10:07 PDT
How To Customize Your Altoids Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Customize-Your-Altoids-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 19:08:35 PDT
7 Methods of Primitive Fire Starting http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Methods-of-Primitive-Fire-Starting/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 02:48:08 PDT
How to make a torch for less than a dollar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-torch-for-less-than-a-dollar-%3a-/
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Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:14:38 PDT
*New* Altoids Pocket Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/New-Altoids-Pocket-Survival-Kit/
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 18:05:11 PDT
how to make a charcloth-maker http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-charcloth-maker/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 03:41:32 PDT
how to make a torch http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-torch-1/
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Wed, 16 May 2012 23:33:27 PDT
How to Make Mini Straw Fire Starters (easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Straw-Fire-Starters-easy/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:58:14 PST
Pill Bottle Survival Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pill-Bottle-Survival-Kit/
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:19:59 PST
How to Make a Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Fire-Piston/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 18:02:56 PDT
Make Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth/
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT
Easy Single-Can Backpacking Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Single-Can-Backpacking-Stove/
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:56:30 PST
Illustrated & Detailed Guide To Making A Fire Piston http://www.instructables.com/id/Illustrated-amp-Detailed-Guide-To-Making-A-Fire-/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2009 03:15:49 PDT
Old Fashion Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Fashion-Torch/
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