I Messed Up Lighting My Fire!
I know, I know. It's shocking. But, even a manly outdoorsman like me can make a mistake every once in a while... Hard to believe, but I captured it on video. It's a helpful mistake for you to see, because it's a really easy one to make.
WHY Can't I Start This Fire?!
I thought I knew how to start a fire by now. Kindling? Check. Feather sticks? Check. Fire steel? Check. Getting it to catch fire? Struggle. (You're welcome for sparing you the 5 minutes of repeated failure.)
Found My Mistake!
Despite lighting hundreds of fires before, one little mistake can throw everything awry. Maybe it was the camera adding pressure to the moment, but I forgot to put the feather sticks down before the kindling. Rookie mistake.
Easy mistake makes for an easy solution. Feather sticks, then kindling, then fire!
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