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December 9, 2011

Exotac nanoStriker Ultra-Portable Ferrocerium Fire Starter


Attention campers: For when your matches are wet and your lighter fails.




[via Wired]

December 9, 2011 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


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The coin is an Oregon statehood quarter, minted in 2005:


Posted by: bookofjoe | Dec 9, 2011 10:44:53 PM

In the photo next to the Fire Starter, what is that coin?

Posted by: antares | Dec 9, 2011 7:55:27 PM

Not half as useful as a Misch metal rod-

Posted by: Julian | Dec 9, 2011 12:36:16 PM

The secret is to bang the rocks together. Flint and steel = spark. Flint and Chert work very, very well. Those minerals are very common.

This thing is like using a battleship's firepower to eradicate a single mosquito.

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Dec 9, 2011 11:01:44 AM

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