If you love adventures and want to spend some time in the wild, then you are probably familiar with the many possible ways of how to survive when there is a lack of fire. So, you may know that you can start a fire with lemon, or in case you don’t, let us get you familiar with this unbelievable but really helpful idea.
First of all, get the materials needed for this project. Here is a list of them:
- a lemon
- copper clips
- zinc nails
- steel wool.
There is no magic in starting one such fire but it is all science. The electricity is actually generated through oxidation-reduction, which is a chemical reaction that happens when the zinc dissolves into the acid. Start by sticking copper clips into the fruit, then add some zinc nails. After that connect the copper to the zinc on a diagonal and attach one insulated wire to the free copper fastener and one to the free zinc nail. And then touch the two wires to a piece of steel wool to create a short-circuit and VOILA – you have heat up the steel wool.
Here is a full video tutorial of how to start a fire with lemon!
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It looks unbelievable, right? But will definitely help you if you ever get lack of fire in the woods. So, remember to put a lemon in your backpack next time. Thank you for reading and make sure to stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other such cool hacks that will make your life easier.