Is using a magnifying glass a legit way to make a fire?
YouTuber Shawn Woods decided to try it out on camera.
Sit back and see just how well a magnifying glass can do to make a fire when used correctly.
In many fire kits a magnifying glass is included. Is this a good way to make fire?
The answer to that is strong sunlight and very dry well prepared tinder. As you can see in this video it might take a bit of time to get the whisps of smoke that let you know you are correctly holding the magnifying glass. The above factors are all quite important but in a more cloudy environment this would certainly not be my pick as a fire starter.
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