You might be wondering what a prison lighter is, and how it is relevant to a prepping and homesteading project. Fire is pretty vital to survival for warmth and sterilizing water. If you ever find yourself without matches, this easy trick will save the day.
To make the infamous prison lighter, all you need is a battery, and some gum wrapper. It’s the easy way to start a camp fire in a pinch with your flashlight batteries.
This detailed article explains and demonstrates how this “prison lighter” works. This is also valuable survival knowledge, should you ever need to build a fire without regular lighters or matches.
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