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Magnesium Fire Starters Review

Magnesium fire starters are a popular way to create an emergency fire for heat and cooking in wilderness settings.

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Photographic capture of a flame created by thr...

Photographic capture of a flame created by throwing flint sparks onto a small pile of magnesium shavings from a common emergency fire starter and pocketknife (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

They are easy to use and depending on the style of fire-starter you choose creating a fire is only minutes away!

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In the following video there are several fire starters reviewed.

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The title of the video is “How To Use A Ferro Rod.”

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Ferro  is short for Ferrocerium which is a man-made metallic material that gives off a large number of hot sparks at temperatures at 3,000 °F (1,650 °C) when scraped against a rough surface. (see more…Wikipedia)

Please be very careful when using magnesium firestarters.

NEVER NEVER toss them into a fire as they will explode!

For More Videos see: www.youtube.com/user/Survive2prep360

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Which magnesium fire starters do you have ready to go in your 72 hour kit?

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Preparing For Natural Disasters

Natural disasters are just a fraction of what we need to prepare for.

The news and the climate changes forecast some serious reminders of this daily.

The chance for something happening in your area grows by the hour. We are heading into some serious storm activity at this time of year on the North American Continent. Summer heat w/ hot and cold fronts colliding can cause some tricky weather phenomenon.

Putting your survival recovery plan into action requires you construct a 72 hour kit.

 

 

The supplies in this emergency kit need to be able to sustain you for 3 days.

 

(Image: M Burgess)

In this kit make sure you have set  aside enough food, water, a temporary shelter, and tools to make a difficult situation easier.

 

In a related article from another blog by this author we review the damage caused in past years by a severe tornado. By observing past disasters we may find it possible to build a plan to steel ourselves against future ones.

Read More : Prep Everywhere!

 

 

 

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