Ferrocerium Rod Magnesium Fire Starter

$8.61 incl. 15% GST

This is a lightweight and small Ferrocerium rod embedded in a block of Magnesium and comes with its own striker. You can use this Ferrocerium rod to ignite tinder, a campfire, a gas stove or gas barbeque.

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This is a lightweight and small Ferrocerium rod embedded in a block of Magnesium and comes with its own striker. You can use this Ferrocerium rod to ignite tinder, a campfire, a gas stove or gas barbeque.

 

Ferrocerium is a material that produces hot sparks by the process of striking the rod with a knife edge or metal striker. These sparks can reach temperatures of up to 3000 °C and thus can ignite other flammable materials such as dry tinder or gas to start a fire.

The Ferrocerium rod comes embedded in a block of magnesium, which both acts as a lightweight handle, and also allows small magnesium shavings being scraped off to act as tinder in itself.

Ferrocerium rods can create sparks even in cold or wet conditions, and do not require any power or fuel to work (apart from the dry tinder you want to ignite) which is why they are a key component of any survival kit.

This Ferrocerium rod comes with a small metal striker attached to it, but will also work with any other stell scraper, like the back of your knife for example.

 

Specifications:

Size: 8cm x 2.8xm x 0.9cm

Weight: 50g

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