Don’t Forget the Pencil Sharpener in Your BOB

How to Start a Fire in the Rain

It’s small, cheap, lightweight and it might just help to save your life one day!

When we think about useful items to put into a survival kit we often look to the ‘big’ things. The ‘obvious’ things. In doing so, we neglect to look at the smaller, yet multi-functioning pieces of equipment. And one of those often overlooked pieces is the simple pencil sharpener.

If you are in need of tinder for a fire then a pencil sharpener is perfect for creating tinder shavings. These shavings catch fire easily too which is always a bonus.

The following video is by SensiblePrepper and he will show you just why the simple pencil sharpener should be added to your survival kit.


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