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Ready Fuel gel fire starter burns at 1,200°F

Ready Fuel is a lightweight gel that burns clean and hot enough to act as fire, as well a fire starter. Tested and approved by the U.S. military, it is a versatile solution that can serve as an emergency survival tool, primary fire starter or a cooking fuel.

Ready Fuel comes in a small, 1.25-ounce (35 g) packet. Because it lights immediately when you apply a flame, it can be used to start an emergency fire or standard campfire. Unlike other fire-starting materials that burn away quickly, a packet of Ready Fuel gel burns for 15 to 20 minutes at temperatures up to 1,200°F (649°C). {might also make a nice trigger for napalm.]

So, similar to the InstaFire we covered last year, it not only starts a larger fire, it can act as its own fire, boiling a cup (237 ml) of water in about 5 minutes. One packet used judiciously provides enough burn to boil 4 cups (0.95 ltr) of water. It can also cook food and dry wet clothing.

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If it's non-toxic,

smokeless and odorless, could it not be used indoors in small amounts?

I'm thinking with a thirty year shelf life, it's worth the price, particularly if it could also be used indoors for brief moments such as removing an early morning chill factor. No? Hell of a lot cheaper than electricity.

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Thanks Bob!

I love the survival posts. Been learning about rocket stoves, hydroponic gardens (not THOSE gardens....okay yeah, those gardens, too), how to conserve heat, how to preserve food, seed banks. etc. etc.

I just don't have enough Silver/Gold yet!

Again, thanks Bob.

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