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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I think that, sooner or later, matches are going to run out, and lighters are going to dry up. Is there anything that can start a fire quite easily, but last indefinitely (like flint)? Judging by the replies I will go and get it sometime.
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Hi Guys Great website here. Next to buying in bulk from China (Which I've looked into) This is the cheapest source that I have found for buying Fire Steels. I was wanting to buy a bunch in bulk, but couldn't afford to buy the minimum orders from China. So this is great find...
  3. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Anyone have any experience with either of these two products? I'm trying to figure out why you can buy (3) Fire Sticks for less than the price of one of the Swedish Fire Steels. Also wondering if any of the forum gear dealers carry these. I'd prefer not to order from SG. These look like they...
  4. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I have been using a “ranger” fire steel, can’t remember the brand but they sell them at REI, Dicks etc. It has the plastic molded grip on the end. I works well but is getting a bit warn. Plus the plastic grip takes up to much space in the pocket on my knife sheath and crowds my leatherman and...
  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...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Like this? http://www.survivaltopics.com/survival/how-to-use-a-firesteelcom-firesteel/ Is it worth it, or gimmicky?
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I like my Fire piston.
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