Posted by Robert Strong

You may find yourself in a emergency but happen to have a Chocolate bar on hand, and it can help you start a fire.

  • Rub chocolate all over the bottom of the can
  • Clean the chocolate off with a towel, cloth, or paper, rubbing and polishing as you wipe.
  • Repeat this process several times until the bottom of the can is like a mirror.



Quick Tip:
The can has been polished enough when it shines and reflects like a mirror.

  • Position the can in direct sunlight. Find a direct ray of sunlight and angle the bottom of the can so that the can reflects the sun’s rays.
  • Place your tinder – dry leaves, sticks, or paper – in a spot where you want your fire, please be aware of your surroundings to control the fire.
  • Reflect the concentrated beam off the can and onto the tinder, similar to how you might with a magnifying glass and a leaf.
  • Hold the beam on the tinder until you see smoke. As soon as the tinder starts to burn, add wood to build your fire around it.

 

 

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