Fire

Hand Drill for Beginners

Hand Drill for Beginners Patrick McGlinchey Over the years I've come across many frustrated students who have tried and failed to produce a glowing ember from the hand drill. In most cases they have ended u... Read More...

Web-tex Steel of Fire Survival Match

Review By John Fenna Pretty much everyone here is familiar with ferro-rod “spark sticks” or “fire steels”, and a 12mm fire steel is at the heart of the Web-tex Steel-of Fire Survival Match. The beaut... Read More...

BCB: Fire Dragon Solid Fuel

Review By John Fenna “Fire Dragon” has been developed as an environmentally friendly solid fuel that is “cleaner greener and safer”, easy to light, safe to carry and usable in confined spaces. Made in Great ... Read More...

Lifesystems Firestarter Kit

Review By Tony Bristow Need a compact firelighting solution? This could be just what you're looking for. We've had the Firestarter kit for a while now and used it a number of times in different conditions fr... Read More...

JETBOIL: JETBOIL FLASH AND ACCESSORIES

Review Jetboil Flash and Accessories By John Fenna I have owned and used one of the original Jetboil stoves for many years and have found it a great bit of kit. Over the years Jetboil have allowed th... Read More...

Cartridge Case Matchbox

DIY - Cartridge Case Matchbox by MartiniDave Ever since I first saw the cartridge case matchbox in Ray Mears Survival Handbook I’ve rather liked the idea. Being a shooter empty 12 bore cartridge cases are v... Read More...

The Science of Fire

The Science of Fire by British Red Part 1 Making Fire Ever wondered why if you blow on a candle it goes out, but when a blacksmith blows on a forge it gets hotter? Why when you light birch bark with a sp... Read More...
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Bowdrill – Fire by Friction

I spent a great morning practicing fire by friction and I have since decided to put this together in order to help those of us who are wanting to learn or are still trying. Although the winter isn't the normal ... Read More...