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Solarspark fire lighter

Wave Man

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another interesting fire starter, the Solarspark fire lighter is a parabolic fire lighter, concentrating the suns light to get things burning. I tend to use char cloth in mine, and it embers up in seconds, very easy.

this is mine,
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and the day that I used My Solarspark
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a Ray Mears vid showing the Solarspark in action
[video=youtube;I8PxCmBs-qc]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8PxCmBs-qc[/video]
 

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Very cool i need to have a go at making one sometime..
 

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you can use a coke can bottom to make these fire lighter, you just have to polish the bottom
[video=youtube;5Neef33lXCk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Neef33lXCk[/video]
 
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