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Offline Grant Lamontagne

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Start a fire with an orange?
« on: May 11, 2012, 03:27:47 AM »
Anyone ever try this?

How to make fire using only a Orange


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Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 04:14:59 AM »
I'll tell you if I do ever try it you can be sure it won't be on the kitchen table!


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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2012, 05:01:54 AM »
The hard part here will be finding a dry stick...

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2012, 05:21:10 AM »
I like it

I can't believe it but I like it.

It seemed way to easy to do.

I'm out of oranges :(
 

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2012, 05:26:45 AM »
Saying 'I have my doubts' is putting it mildly.

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2012, 07:00:05 AM »
Orange you glad you watched that video?  ::)

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2012, 08:01:16 AM »
No way its real. I used to squeeze orange peals into a flame to show people they were flammable which they are, but to a very small degree. The juice is what is flammable. Believe it or not I have tried lighting orange peals on fire with little to no success so I doubt this method worked. If you watch right before the fire starts the camera pans up and the guy holding the stick starts fooling with something in front of him and gives this "Alright i'm ready" look before the camera pans back down. I'm guessing they used something other than what they claim.
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2012, 08:58:45 AM »
I don't think I'll get an orange in my altoids tin. Maybe a grape? Sultana?  :think:

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2012, 01:08:41 PM »
No way its real. I used to squeeze orange peals into a flame to show people they were flammable which they are, but to a very small degree. The juice is what is flammable. Believe it or not I have tried lighting orange peals on fire with little to no success so I doubt this method worked. If you watch right before the fire starts the camera pans up and the guy holding the stick starts fooling with something in front of him and gives this "Alright i'm ready" look before the camera pans back down. I'm guessing they used something other than what they claim.

I thought the same thing, that's why I thought I'd check to see if anyone here had tried it.

I suppose we could do a Mythbusters type thing, remove the variables and just cut open an orange and try to light the hole....

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Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2012, 01:21:36 PM »
If it were legit, they'd be keeping the camera on the orange, rather than the guy...

The camera was away just long enough to squirt some lighter fluid in the hole :ahhh

This is a bit more legit :)
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2012, 01:22:58 PM »
Why stop there, let's use a grapefruit to make a bigger fire :D
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2012, 01:49:10 PM »
Why stop there, let's use a grapefruit to make a bigger fire :D
someone get a water melon and a can of gasoline. :D
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2012, 01:52:26 PM »
And an eyebrow pen....  :ahhh

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2012, 01:55:50 PM »
and a burn kit.
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2012, 02:03:48 PM »
I wonder if the orange is edible afterwards? 

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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #15 on: May 11, 2012, 02:09:47 PM »
well, one of us can try it, and if you dont see any new  post from that person, you will know that you cant eat it.
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2012, 02:38:03 PM »
Or if the posts get very interesting....



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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2012, 02:44:53 PM »
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Re: Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2012, 09:10:09 PM »
I've been thinking about this and now I'm worried.

The TSA might see it and ban all fruit from flights :ahhh
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Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2012, 09:27:01 PM »
Or if the posts get very interesting....



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Start a fire with an orange?
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2012, 05:13:02 AM »
Wow I'm late but this is a funny thread I've got to say.

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