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    Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.

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    Pin Cone Fire Starters! Cool camping accessory.

    Firestarter's.. I will never buy fire starter sticks again for camping!!! These are sooo easy to make!

    If youre camping...Rub petroleum jelly over a bunch of cotton balls...then store in ziplock bag..Then when your ready to make a fire pull a few cotton strands out then place under your wood then light your cotton ball..instant fire starter ----- Good to know for fire pits too! :)

    Single use ointment/toothpaste/lotion/etc. put it in a straw. Heat your pliers and seal it shut. Hole punch and throw on a key chain inside your first aid kit/ toiletry bag/ purse / backpack. Great for camping, hiking, or traveling.

    Fire starters.... I need to make some before my next camping trip

    First-rate fire starters- Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups, above, or a cardboard egg carton. Melt paraffin wax or old candles in a double boiler, pour over the sawdust and allow to cool. Slow-burning when lit, these hotcakes make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.

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    Fire Bullets: Tinder Fire bullets are made from highly-compressed cotton, coated in petroleum and heavily waxed for maximum waterproofing. The red “power tip” contains crushed solid fuel for increased ignition.

    Keeping flies away from outdoor party food.

    Toothpaste Dots for camping. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothpaste. Allow to dry for 2-4 days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, then add a small amount of water in your mouth and start brushing. This tip reduces weight in your pack.

    Stuff empty toilet paper rolls with dryer lint for a great fire starter

    Dryer Lint Fire Starters: I always save all my dryer lint for when we have fires in the back yard. Dryer lint is faboo alone for beginning a fire, but this is a neat way to bring it with you for when you go camping. My grandma used to do this for us...

    vaseline and cotton balls. costs around $4.50 to make about 600 hundred of these. They burn for quite a while and after a few days of sitting in the vaseline mixture they are water proof.

    Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know for an outdoor fire pit!

    lint in TP rolls are great fire starters for camping or fireplace