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 Post subject: How to Transport Fire
PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:13 pm 
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How to Transport Fire

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Long Match
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Fire is an important element to wilderness survival. After getting a fire going the first time, it is important to never allow it to go out in a survival situation. The Long Match is a method of carrying that fire with you as you leave camp and head out to the next destination. This becomes of great use when the only method of fire starting available is through primitive methods.

The Long Match may be thought of as a “bushcraft cigar.” It is made of an outer shell and dry fuel that will smolder. The goal is not to ignite the dry tinder but to allow it to smolder until it is desired to be blown into flame.

First one gathers the shell. This may be made from ---- CONTINUED at LINK, above ---


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:00 am 
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How to Hold Hot Coals: Coal Extenders

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Coal Extenders
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Coal extenders are materials which will hold a coal for a long time. They are very useful for carrying fire for an extended
period of time, perhaps while on the move. They could also be used when you are in the process of starting a fire, but don't yet have all the material needed to actually make the fire. The coal extender could be used to hold the coal while you go out and collect more materials. --- CONTINUED at LINK, above ---


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