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Is flint better to start a fire than waterproof matches. Because I have figured out it would just be easier to light a match th

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  • #16
    I vote for the flint for dependability, as you can never be sure the matches are going to be good at some time down the road and they're a one-shot deal. Matches are easier to use, but I don't trust them.

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    • #17
      I'd have to agree with carrying the matches but i wouldnt be so quick about giving up the flint and steel either, u can use the steel over and over and most of them will work no matter how wet they are

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      • #18
        The Flint will ignite in the wind easier than the matches. Matches are OK. I would rather have the fire steel.

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