Instructables: exploring - outside - fire - survival - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:09:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Make a Survival Fire Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Survival-Fire-Putty/
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:24:29 PDT
Waterproof fire starters http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-fire-starters-1/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:12:52 PDT
Collapsible Wood Burning Camp Stove (On a Budget!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Wood-Burning-Camp-Stove-On-a-Budget/
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:09:26 PDT
Fire Tube - Drinking Straw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Tube-Drinking-Straw-Hack/
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Fri, 2 May 2014 19:31:29 PDT
A Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Comprehensive-Altoids-Personal-SurvivalEveryday/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/WPNW/HE07P68G/FS2WPNWHE07P68G.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Version 1.0  Everyday I carry the following on me at a MINIMUM: 2 knives, 2 firestarters, 2 flashlights, 2 multi tools, 2 paracord accessories and - of course - this Altoids survival kit [which I am in the process of duplicating into an Altoids Smalls Tin].  I also have 2 bugout bags [BOB] and ...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 16:29:20 PST
The Firestraw http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Firestraw/
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Wed, 7 May 2014 23:02:40 PDT
Altoids Survival Kit 2.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Survival-Kit-21-22/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/4H4C/HPEG7RDG/FS04H4CHPEG7RDG.SMALL.jpg BudgetBugout Hey everybody!  Sit back, relax and watch as I share with you a back up kit that I keep on me at all times when I'm in the great outdoors!  If you were placed in a survival situation are you prepared? 
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:06:08 PST
Storm lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Storm-lighter/
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:46:17 PDT
Primitive Fire Starting: The Bow Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-without-matches-or-metal/
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Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:30:49 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 Char Cloth With A Tuna Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Char-Cloth-With-A-Tuna-Can/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 09:01:15 PST
DIY rebuild of a Zippo lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rebuild-of-a-Zippo-lighter/
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:29:09 PST
*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 Cotton Ball Fire Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cotton-Ball-Fire-Starter/
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Wed, 9 May 2012 19:54:29 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
Make Char Cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Char-Cloth/
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Mon, 16 Oct 2006 19:33:59 PDT
Make an EDC, and be prepared for anything. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-EDC-and-be-prepared-for-anything/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:50:53 PDT
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
Waterproof Dryer Lint Fire-Starter http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Dryer-Lint-Fire-Starter/
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