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What Type of Fire Starters Do You Carry?

I have been playing with all kinds of different fire starters from matches to fancy devices and most of them seem to work well. There are literally hundreds of different firesteels and other sparking devices on the market.  The problem is how do you sort through this mess.  I have had the chance to try quite a few different types and will share what I have found.

The best fire starters I have found is plain old matches or a good cigarette lighter.  Normally I would use a Bic, you can’t beat them for price and reliability.  With matches, I prefer the strike anywhere matches.  …

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