How to Start a Fire Using a Battery and a Gum Wrapper

How to Start a Fire Using a Battery and a Gum Wrapper
How to Start a Fire Using a Battery and a Gum Wrapper

In a survival situation, you can start a fire using a battery and a…?

• Gum wrapper
• Copper wire
• Burnt Charcoal
• Piece of plastic

In a survival situation, you can start a fire using a battery and a gum wrapper. Here’s how…

Using a battery and a gum wrapper is definitely thinking outside the box. The first thing you want to do is to gather a battery (AA batteries work best, but AAA, C, or D will also work) and gum wrappers.

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You’ll want to shave a bit of the sides of the gum wrapper, creating a small bridge in the middle of the strip. Hold the gum wrapper to the ends of the battery and wait for it to light up! That’s it!

Think of all the gear you carry that requires batteries. Go to the store and buy a pack of chewing gum and leave it in your bug-out-bag so you’re always prepared. Starting a fire with a battery will be as easy as chewing gum.

~To Your Survival!

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