Originally Posted by locutus
Carry a couple of candles and you'll never need tinder.
That's a great sentiment, but if you spend a while
firebuilding, you find wax helps, but isn't a complete
solution, of and by itself.
Do you use incense? Save the stubs. If you get a
box of book matches, you can double a complete pack
of the matches over and light them all at once.
many times this will help get the kindling going.
The major advantage to getting a whole box of
paper book matches is you can spread them around.
A few packs here and there. Pockets, pack, tent,
trunk, backseat, emergency kit, first aid kit, ditty bag,
mess kit . Then you will always have dry