Charcoal As Good Fireatarter

DaddyMnM
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Re: Charcoal As Good Fireatarter

Postby DaddyMnM » Tue Jun 16, 2009 10:22 pm

Oops, you are an expert fire maker. Nice collection of tools.

The rope lighters got me curious so I googled rope lighter and found this interesting link:

http://goinggear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=10

Thanks for sharing :)

oops56
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Re: Charcoal As Good Fireatarter

Postby oops56 » Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:54 am

DaddyMnM wrote:Oops, you are an expert fire maker. Nice collection of tools.

The rope lighters got me curious so I googled rope lighter and found this interesting link:

http://goinggear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=10

Thanks for sharing :)


These lighter was most use on a sailing ship a match no good for there pipes and cig. or cigar.
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zelph
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Re: Charcoal As Good Fireatarter

Postby zelph » Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:10 pm

The charred rope idea was used during the 1st WW by the military for lighting up their smokes while in the trenches. The lighters were named "Trench Lighters". A lighted match would light up the face of a soldier making him an easy target so they had to come up with something a little more safe.. Ebay has trench lighters listed most of the time.
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