A real prepper knows the importance of being able to start a fire when he absolutely needs it. Because of this, it is just wise to have more than one way to build a fire – you need to have reliable tools and even the knowledge to start a fire using primitive methods.
This post on Practical Primitive has an awesome tutorial on how to make uber matches. These are matches that are highly water and wind resistant. And if the right materials are used, an uber match can be struck anywhere to create a roaring fire in no time.
To make uber matches for your survival kits, BOBs, EDC, etc., you will need:
- (preferably) strike anywhere matches
- Cotton balls
- Melted wax
Learn how to make uber matches:
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