This DIY gum wrapper fire starter is so ridiculously easy you’ll never use a match again

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By NTD Newsroom
March 14, 2017DIY

If you’ve ever tried to start a campfire you know that sometimes it can be a difficult task, especially when your lighter breaks or your matches get waterlogged.

In a video that’s already been viewed by millions, Grant Thompson shares a clever little hack that will have you sitting by the campfire roasting s’mores in no time.

For this DIY fire starter you’ll only need a battery, a gum wrapper, and a pair of scissors.

Unlike matches, which are one-time use, you can use one gum wrapper up at least three times.

Gum Wrapper Fire Starter

Once the metal gum wrapper is cut into strips attach one side to the negative end, the other to the positive, and voila!

Gum Wrapper Fire Starter

Now, don’t go around taking the batteries out of every remote control and flashlight in the house; this is one of those hacks that you store in the back of your mind, in case of an emergency.

Always exercise caution while trying this hack!

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