Instafire: Start fires instantly with no hassle


This weekend I had the opportunity to test out Instafire for review.  It’s claimed to burn at nearly 1,000 degrees and to easily be lit in the ice, snow, rain and even burn wet wood.  Unfortunately it is the middle of spring and there is no ice or wet wood at our place.  So for demonstration purposes I grabbed a bowl of ice from the freezer to simulate ice and snow, and I soaked some firewood in a bucket of water to simulate wet wood.  Here are the results:

1.  I used a bowl of ice from the house to simulate how instafire can even be lit on snow or ice

Ice to simulate snow and ice

2.  I soaked some firewood in a bucket of water to simulate how it can even burn wet wood

Soaked wood in a bucket to simulate wet wood

3. Simply pour some into a pile

Poor Instafire into a small pile

4. Light instafire with a match or lighter.

Light instafire with a match or lighter

5. Stack firewood around the flame close enough for the flame to burn it but not so close to smother the flame

stack firewood close to the flame

6. Wet wood will take some time as instafire gets hot and drys out the wood

wood starts to get hot as it drys out.

7. After a few minutes the wood is very hot and dried out from instafire, now you’ve got a nice little fire going

Wood is now burning

  • Instafire lights wet wood (burns nearly 1,000 degrees)
  • Burns on snow, water, or ice
  • Nonvolatile – no flareups
  • Long burn time 10-15 minutes
  • Waterproof pouch
  • No harmful chemicals
  • Safe to store near food
  • Leftover ash is a natural fertilizer

I will be sure to bring some Instafire next time I go camping.  You can get instafire here


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Via: americanpreppersnetwork

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