DropTableAdventures - DTA - The Story Behind Part 5 - This One Weird Trick - Survival Kit Makers Hate Him!


Season Identifier S03E07
Original Filename 05 - survival kit.mov
Date Filmed 2021-05-26
Date Uploaded 2021-07-15 10:22:38 UTC
Date Released 2021-07-17 04:20:17 UTC
Location(s) Richmond, VIC
Notable Equipment Bic Lighter
Camera(s) Used 2x GoPro Hero 8
Software Used Final Cut Pro
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This video, which is also a little out of sequence with the series it’s supposedly in, was made after seeing yet another Reddit post on how great fire steels were.



There’s a very common item that seems to go into everybody’s survival kit for the very important purpose of obtaining fire. However, is it really any better than a common household item for doing the same? Sure they’re fun to use, but when you’re wet, cold and slowly freezing to death, would you really be able to use it?

Here’s why it isn’t, and maybe you should stick with the less “tacticool” item.