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This Is How You Can Start A Fire With A Lemon, Amazing!

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, we all have heard about it. But, how about igniting the fire with lemon!

Sounds dangerous, right? Well, you can actually make a lemon battery quite easily and this all is possible because of miraculous science.
Now, let's get to the basics. As you know, electricity gets generated by dissolving zinc into acid, and this leads to a chemical reaction called oxidation-reduction. And, it is well known that lemon contains citric acid so, it is quite easy to use it for that purpose.

Check out below how you can start a fire with lemon.

This Is How You Can Start A Fire With A Lemon, Amazing!

This Is How You Can Start A Fire With A Lemon, Amazing!

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Take a small lemon.

Take a small lemon.

Look at it that it's neither raw nor extremely ripe.

Basic survival tips should be known by everyone.

Basic survival tips should be known by everyone.

Especially, those who go for camping often.

You need zinc nails, copper pins, some steel and a wire.

You need zinc nails, copper pins, some  steel and a wire.

Make sure you carry these alongwith lemon on your camping trips.

About 1 Volt can be squeezed out of a lemon battery.

About 1 Volt can be squeezed out of a lemon battery.

This is indeed something amazing and unimaginable.

First of all,

First of all,

..stick copper fasteners into the fruit.

Then,

Then,

some zinc nails should be added.

The copper should be connected to the zinc.

The copper should be connected to the zinc.

Make the connection in a diagonal fashion.

One insulated wire should be attached to the free copper fastener.

One insulated wire should be attached to the free copper fastener.

The other insulated wire should be attached to the free zinc nail.

The two wires should be made to touch a piece of steel wool.

The two wires should be made to touch a piece of steel wool.

This is done for creating a short-circuit.

You would be surprised to find the steel wool heat up.

You would be surprised to find the steel wool heat up.

And finally, you made a fire out of a lemon!

Watch this video for the full instructions.

Don't forget to be careful if you ever try this out.

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