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Tohunga

flint source

I would also love to get my hands on one or two pieces of flint if anyone knows of a source here in nz

Started by Ray SaundersLatest Reply

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Flint and Steel

I managed to get my hands on a single piece of flint about the size of a matchbox, perfect for fire starting. It throws really good sparks…

Started by Ryan Johnson-Hunt

29 May 17
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Tohunga

flint source

I would also love to get my hands on one or two pieces of flint if anyone knows of a source here in nz

Started by Ray Saunders

9 Apr 12
Reply by Thomas Robin Hume

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Tinder

So summer is here and around my place I have been finding bits of white fluffy stuff and have no idea what it is. It's not cotton I know th…

Started by Zebedy

6 Dec 11, 2017
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Where to buy a high quality firesteel?

Apologies if this has already been posted but I couldn't really find one so... I've been looking in to buying a high qaulity fire steel as…

Started by Zebedy

4 Dec 8, 2017
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Waterproofing matches

Heys guys, Most of you probably know about this but I just thought I'd share. Wet matches are practically useless as you can't get a flame…

Started by Zebedy

2 Dec 8, 2017
Reply by Zebedy

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Tinder for a Soggy Bush

I recently spoke with an old hunter about some difficulties I had on a recent camp in the Tararuas.  The weather had been rainy for a few d…

Started by Brent Jarnell

11 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by Philfy Vermin

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Fire Piston

There are tons of videos on Youtube and all sorts of info all over the internet about firepistons   Has anyone on here ever made one? I def…

Started by Talbert de Jong

4 Jun 7, 2012
Reply by Les hayes

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Flint sources

Hi all, I was wondering whether anyone is aware of a source of reasonable flint near them? I am aware that the limestone around Kaikoura an…

Started by Martin Hunter

19 May 6, 2012
Reply by Martin Hunter

Shrafter

Fire Storage

Ok, so you are in a survival situation, You have started the fire with one of the many methods discussed. How do you keep that sucker going…

Started by Jeff Cameron

5 May 1, 2012
Reply by Jeff Cameron

Newbie

Supplejack as tinder?

Hi all, I have heard recently of the use of supplejack as a tinder. It seems to me like the tougher, dried parts of the plant can be pounde…

Started by Martin Hunter

17 Apr 24, 2012
Reply by Scott Hamilton

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