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fire bag

  1. Keith

    My Fire Bag.

    This is my fire bag, it is made of clothing weight leather & greased to make it waterproof. It contains my tinderbox. Rolling the top down keeps the water out & I carry this in my belt pouch. I had to swim my boat to shore one winter on the Great Lakes, hit by a sudden storm the boat was swamped...
  2. Keith

    Show Us Your Fire Lighting Kit.

    “Dwarves can make a fire almost anywhere out of almost anything, wind or no wind; but they could not do it that night, not even Oin & Gloin, who were especially good at it”. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien What has he got in his pocketsies precious? Show us your fire kit & how you carry it.
  3. Keith

    My Belt Pouch.

    I have carried this belt pouch for many years, it contains my greased fire bag with tinderbox (flint & steel fire lighting), fishing tackle in a brass container, & a brass sundial compass.
  4. Keith

    My Fire Lighting Equipment.

    My greased leather fire bag. My brass tinderbox with charred plant tinder & a musket flint. My original 18th century fire steel. Copies of various fire steels are readily available, or you can make your own from an old metal file.