Sunday, November 14, 2010

Several Tips to Light a Campfire



For those who love to go for camping and enjoy the outdoors, the thing which may always be the best part is the campfire at night. Having campfire at night will be very special during the autumn evenings and the cooler spring. In order to avoid any injuries when lighting the campfire, you should know the right ways to light it. At this time, this article is going to give you some tips that will guide you to safely light the campfire.

Firstly, if you have clothes dryer, then you will know about dryer lint. It is known as the "fuzzy" stuff which is tried by your dryer for blowing through the exhaust and also through the vent when the filter does not catch it. Since it is highly flammable, you have to always empty the lint filter after every use of the dyer. Besides, it can also be used as a good fire starter so that you do not need to throw it away.

Secondly, a pine cone can also be a great source for fire starter. By using only a small pile of this pine cone can make your fire going in no time. So, if you have pine trees in your yard, you can pick the pine cones that dropped from the trees. These will be great fire starters when you are going to make campfire.

Thirdly, you can consider using mass produced fire starters. These kinds of fire starters are made up of the compressed materials. Just put one in the center of the fire ring, and then place some of dry woods on the top and you can start to light the fire starter. These can also be a great way for getting a good fire going. Besides, they will be a great choice when you cannot found dry wood since these can set almost anything a blaze. However, they can cost you some money.

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