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Awesome Uses For Drinking Straws - "Tip Of The Week" E35

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The common household drinking straw as an awesome and highly versatile piece of equipment for the outdoors?? Indeed it is!
This video demonstrates just a few of the many creative and useful applications that a plain ol' drinking straw can be used for. Some of the uses shown here include:
- A simple, cheap, and effective firestarter dubbed "The FireStraw". Made with basic Vasoline saturated cotton balls, this little fire starter is not only compact, waterproof, and very effective, but highly visible as well... making it much easier to find in your pack or if dropped.
- A compact and lightweight spice kit for the backpacker or hiker who enjoys a good meal while on the trail.
- A great option for 1st Aid and medical applications, such as: Making cost-effective, single use antibiotic ointment packets, or even for storing and protecting important medications while in-the-field.
- Transporting a variety of liquids without the bulk and weight that are oftentimes prohibitive factors while hiking and/or backpacking.
- A compact method of storing and protecting vital survival gear and equipment in your backpack, bug out bag, or survival kit.
IntenseAngler's "Tip Of The Week" - Episode 35
Featured Channel: "TomsBackwoods"
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About "Tip Of The Week":
In this weekly series we share some wide-ranging outdoor centered tips, tricks, ideas, and "how-to'" videos in a short, concise, and to-the-point manner. New episodes are posted every Friday (as interest dictates).

As part of this series, I feature a different channel each week in the "intro" segment of the video. If you would like your channel featured (or simply want to support the series), please feel free to view the link below to find out how simple the process is. Your participation will be greatly appreciated! I look forward to hearing from you!

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Related Links:

"Dutch Oven Cooking For Backpacking"

"Unique Pot Suspension System"

"Self Igniting Firestarter"
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