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Old 01-16-2012, 01:25 AM
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Do you use char cloth?

Do you ever use (not simply carry) char cloth? If so, please share. [Also, feel free to share any alternative that you believe is better, but please share why you believe it's better.]

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Old 01-16-2012, 01:43 AM
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I carry cotton wool balls with vaseline as my tinder. This gets the fire going straig NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:29 AM
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I bring with me some piece of white firelighter - diavolina - , easier, faster and light enough.. wh NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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Old 01-22-2012, 02:11 PM
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I'm going to make some wax coated strike anywhere matches. I just found out that the local Ace Hardw NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-22-2012, 05:35 PM
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I paint my strike-anywhere matches with clear nail polish. Works well. Cut a strip of corrugated car NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-22-2012, 05:50 PM
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For those who do use char cloth, there are several (perhaps less typical) cotton options to t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:05 PM
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I think char cloth is just a method that is past its prime. In boy scouts the method is taught and d NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:23 PM
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Vaseline-soaked cotton balls or some other ready-made tinder is always part of my kit. I prefer the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-22-2012, 08:18 PM
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