Friction Fire

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  1. Caleb O

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    Tonight’s ember. Was trying to “float” the drill but couldn’t quite get it there. Couple passes down and the ember was made. Ah well.... 177DD9EA-446F-4AFD-812A-A3147694268F.jpeg
     
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    Strap drill for the first time in a few years today. 207B5912-5C4B-4016-A65F-ECFA8DB52718.jpeg 5A55790A-1ED1-4657-9DEC-F6C78246E666.jpeg
     
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    @Caleb O that's awesome. I may have to carve out a bite piece and give it a try.

    @Strigidae that's an incredibly valid question.
     
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    Gotta get good and dehydrated. :D

    But seriously, just a quick suck down any saliva before you start and your good. I’ve never had trouble getting an ember in under 25 seconds once I figured out the “rhythm” of this method.
     
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    Definitely give it a go! If nothing else, it’s another method for the friction fire tool Box.
     
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    Hand drill and bow drill 7506DC3C-EBFD-4E02-A578-210D2968156C.jpeg 70F45C81-189C-416D-9375-9C0037D19427.jpeg
     
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    Just keeping my calluses up to date. :D Hand drill spinner. 5E223088-93AF-4408-87C7-8969CA1041B2.jpeg
     
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    Hand drill and bow drill from last week. Trying to knock out at least a couple of embers a week currently. 7A86104B-62D2-4407-8442-756E93526A91.jpeg CF9B273D-6CFA-411A-A3EF-4539B9CEF3DF.jpeg
     
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    Procrastinating on working out....so I spun an ember....that counts as a workout right? lol
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    What knife is that?! Awesome!!
     
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    A few embers from the last couple of weeks.

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    It’s called the Garcia by Field and Steel. Wanted a full tang pukko to take with me to BOSS this summer. So that’s what I ended up with. :cool:
     
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    This mornings friction fire practice

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    Used a shorter and thinner spindle for hand drill than I’m used to. Second try got it. 49544763-6AF9-4C68-ADD6-F9F3988447C1.jpeg
     
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