Rothco’s Magnesium Firestarter with Striker features a lightweight and compact design that makes it perfect for camping or EDC (everyday carry). Simply scrape the magnesium bar with the steel striker to create a small mound of tinder, then strike the flint-strike edge to produce a shower of sparks.
These sparks will ignite the mound of magnesium tinder that you scraped into a pile. This very high-intensity fire will get your kindling going and you can continue to build up your fire. Quick and easy warmth and light!
- Use The Steel Striker To Scrape The Magnesium Bar For Easy-To-Light Tinder (Measures 3 Inches X 1 Inch X 3/8 Inches)
- Integrated Flint-Strike Edge For Producing Fire Starting Sparks (Measures 3 Inches)
- Ball Chain Connects The Flint-Strike To The Magnesium Bar For Easy Carrying
- Instruction Sheet Included
- Firestarter Is A Great Addition To Your Bug Out Bag Or EDC (Everyday Carry)
Magnesium Fire Starter
Uses magnesium as a flame source of 5400° F. One fire starter should provide sufficient shavings to start dozens of fires.
Great for any backpack, survival kit, bug out bag, or as part of any emergency gear. The ability to make a fire in a survival situation can mean the difference between life and death.
Using the magnesium stick saves your limited supply of matches and will certainly not be used up even during a prolonged survival episode. If you have the time, use the magnesium stick. It's good to practice with whenever you can so during a real-world emergency, you'll be an expert in its use and get a fire going much quicker. In a survival situation, fire is your main source of warmth, light, and comfort.
How to use a magnesium fire starter
Use the included scraper/striker, knife, or a file to scrape along the magnesium side of the fire starter. You want to scrape enough to have a small pile about the size of a quarter. Be careful so you keep the shavings in one spot.
It helps to have a platform that will catch what you scrape. You can use a piece of wood or bark, a piece of cardboard, or anything else that will help you keep everything together.
In high winds, a depression may be necessary. That means to dig a small hole so that the wind blows over the top of the shavings and doesn't blow them away. Once you have a small pile of magnesium shavings, ...To continue reading, click... How to Use a Magnesium Fire Starter.
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