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#108202 - 12/22/08 08:18 PM Make Fire Using a Coke Can
coyotemaster Offline
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Registered: 03/07/06
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Loc: Arizona
I found this to be an interesting idea, but I didn't test it and I'm not sure of it's practicality for LWBPing.
It's just another idea tool in the toolbox.

http://www.wildwoodsurvival.com/survival/fire/cokeandchocolatebar/index.html

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#108212 - 12/22/08 10:01 PM Re: Make Fire Using a Coke Can [Re: coyotemaster]
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Interesting and fun thing to do this spring. I use a heine pot for heating water. I'll give it a try.
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#108237 - 12/23/08 01:58 PM Re: Make Fire Using a Coke Can [Re: chaz]
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I'd like to hear how it goes.


Edited by coyotemaster (12/23/08 02:07 PM)

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#108239 - 12/23/08 02:51 PM Re: Make Fire Using a Coke Can [Re: coyotemaster]
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Hey, thanks for the tip! That's pretty cool.

I'll have to try that out just for fun. (That's if the sun ever starts to shine here again.)

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#108256 - 12/24/08 04:43 AM Re: Make Fire Using a Coke Can [Re: coyotemaster]
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Great idea but a terrible waste of perfectly good chocolate. laugh

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#108257 - 12/24/08 07:22 AM Re: Make Fire Using a Coke Can [Re: coyotemaster]
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I've seen this before. Never tried it though. I'd file it under the same category of "starting fire with ice." ("You take a piece of ice and with your hands, mold it into a lens").
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