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Originally posted by autsse
I never said or assumed that boiling water removes heavy metals or chemicals, im mainly addressing viruses and bacteria.
firesteel : expensive, lose it and you're in a bad spot, not AS easy to find (ive never seen one)
Originally posted by Cauch1
In my experience much as firesteels will last you a very long time and will always spark there is the problem that they only spark. You will need some very dry and sensitive stuff which is not that easy to come by.
Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
Can i just say that if you're having trouble finding a flint and steel you aren't looking very hard. They even sell them on eBay!
Originally posted by reluctantpawn
I wonder, and this is a sincere question, can you start a fire with one or even more matches in wind and rain?