Stansport Fire StrikerA steel flint fire starter that creates 3,000° sparks that will ignite any viable fire tinder. This flint striker is a ferrocerium based fire starting tool or ferro rod. Simply scrape the metal bar along the fire rod and watch the sparks fly. The Stansport fire striker works well even in harsh weather condition, when starting a fire is most crucial. A great tool for your survival kit, never fails like a lighter or matches can easily do. The fire striker is entirely waterproof and lasts for hundred and even thousands of fires. The perfect camping tool you may never need to replace.Fire Striker Details:3,000 degree sparks easily ignite tinder into flamesSimple to learn with a small amount of practiceHold the steel striker against the ferro rod at a 45 degree angle facing away from your body.Press firmly and slide the striker down the ferro rod; if the angle is correct and you pressing hard enough, sparks will fly!Lightweight, easily packed into your kit with plenty of room for other survival gearSize: 1/4" x 3" Made by Stansport - Maker of quality camping gear and equipmentMore than one tool for starting a fire is often recommended by survival experts. A flint steel fire starter is often an extremely reliable tool and makes a great primary or secondary fire starter.