Are you planning to go camping? One of the gadgets you must have packed along is the lighter to get a campfire going! However, some risks associated with a cheap lighter include running out of fuel or breaking its packaging. The good news is that even if your lighter is broken, it can still be used to ignite a campfire!
The YouTuber Grant Thompson has filmed a video that will teach you how to get a roaring campfire going using a broken lighter. You can watch the complete tutorial below:
Roll the striking wheel of the lighter slowly along a flat surface or a stick. Ensure that you hold the lighter sideways as you move it. Go very slowly to avoid sparking and rub it repeatedly (approximately 50 times).
The continuous rubbing will allow the ferrocerium powder to accumulate in the cap of the lighter. Put the powder onto the firewood and set it ablaze by sparking the lighter.