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ferrocerium rod

  1. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Seen somewhere the ferro rods inserted in a casing and decided to give it a try. I found a 10 pack on amazon. They work good, started a grill up with one. I drilled a dimple in the rod so I could punch the casing. In my experiment, I used 308 and 7.62x54r casings. These rods had to be...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I've been thinking alot about what an ideal fire kit should comprise. With there being multiple approaches to sparking a flame, I think there are basically 3 schools of thought here... 1. Use a Bic lighter 2. Primitive fire building 3. Fire building kits (firsteel, mag bar, etc...) I've come...
  3. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Does anyone know where I can buy Ferrocerium Rods in bulk? I would prefer USA made if possible. Or how could I make my own may help if its not too complicated or expensive. Thanks
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I have some ferro rods coming my way along with some button compasses. My plan is to have the ferrorod set in a piece of cork with a button compass set in the butt of the cork. I'll use some paracord as a lanyard to wear around your neck or maybe around your wrist or attach it to a bag...
  5. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I believe there is way too much interest in Ferrocerium rods in a "Wilderness Survival Kit". This is equipment that you should have on you (on your person)whenever you are in the "Wilderness". That could save your life if you were separated from your main pack or gear. Honestly, I find them...
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