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Just had a chance to rewatch with audio... oh that looks like a grand Fellowship.
I'd also wondered if you guys used a common mess or individual pots. Neat!
I'm curious - at 3:20 it looks like Eric is poking a bit of extra charcloth or something in the tinder bundle? Was the old one about consumed, or is this some trick I'm ignorant of?
Persona: Aerlinneth, DÃºnedain of Amon Lendel c. TA 3010.
I asked him to grab an extra piece and stuff it in there. I think my charred bits may have gotten somewhat damp shortly before our trip, because I had a bit of a time getting a spark to catch, no matter how many sparks I clearly bounced off it. As insurance against failure, I had him stuff in another so the coal would for-sure last long enough to glow to the point of bursting.
Time to make a fresh batch...it SHOULD catch with any impact.