You may find yourself in a emergency but happen to have a Chocolate bar on hand, and it can help you start a fire.
- Rub chocolate all over the bottom of the can
- Clean the chocolate off with a towel, cloth, or paper, rubbing and polishing as you wipe.
- Repeat this process several times until the bottom of the can is like a mirror.
The can has been polished enough when it shines and reflects like a mirror.
- Position the can in direct sunlight. Find a direct ray of sunlight and angle the bottom of the can so that the can reflects the sun’s rays.
- Place your tinder – dry leaves, sticks, or paper – in a spot where you want your fire, please be aware of your surroundings to control the fire.
- Reflect the concentrated beam off the can and onto the tinder, similar to how you might with a magnifying glass and a leaf.
- Hold the beam on the tinder until you see smoke. As soon as the tinder starts to burn, add wood to build your fire around it.
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