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Fire Starters, fire rods & Tools

Here you will find a wide range of fire starting
tools as well as bare firesteel rods for custom
projects or to help complete your survival kits.
Item Number: GI-MagFire-Kit
$16.99 msrp
G.I Aviation Survival Fire Starter   (Made in USA)          SALE $11.95
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Item Number: 3.32-2in-Rod
$3.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 3/32" x 2" SALE $1.95
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Common  names include: sweedish firesteel, flynt rod or stick, flint rod or stick, fire striker, fire rod, spark stick, match stick, match rod and many others.
These are the exact rods used by the Matchblaster and Light My Fire Firesteel Note: These are not Magnesium blocks were you shave off a bunch of
shavings into a pile and then try to ignite the pile. That is different stuff, different technique. You CAN use the ferro rod to ignite a pile of Magnesium
shavings though.
Note from our supplier:
Consider this:
The US Military purchases our FireSteels.  The US Military has exacting standards - they are putting their lives on the line.  So you know beyond a doubt
what we sell is the Real Deal.
Here is why:
Rare Earths, the chemicals that make good sparks when you scrape a FireSteel rod, are very expensive. One way to make cheap firesteels is to skimp on
Rare Earth elements.    We DO NOT do that!

This is why these FireSteels are the best you can get.
We make fires.  Period.  Many millions of fires.
When you use our FireSteel you will get a fire because of the massive sparks the rod makes. The percentage of Rare Earth elements we put in our FireSteel
Rods are the highest you can get.
Item Number: 3.16-3in-Rod
$7.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 3/16" x 3"    SALE $5.50
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Ferrocerium is a man-made metallic material that gives off a large number of hot sparks at temperatures at 3,000 °F (1,650 °C) when scraped against
a rough surface (pyrophoricity), such as ridged steel. Because of this property it is used in many applications, such as clockwork toys, strikers for welding
torches, so-called "flint-and-steel" fire-starters in emergency survival kits, and cigarette lighters, as the initial ignition source for the primary fuel.

It is also commonly called ferro rod and most commonly of all, mistakenly, flint (particularly in cigarette lighters). As tinder-igniting campfire starter rods
it is sold under such trade names as Blastmatch, Fire Steel, and Metal-Match for survivalists and bushcraft hobbyists. Even some manufacturers and
resellers mistakenly call them "magnesium" rods. It is also known in Europe as Auermetall after its inventor Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach.

Use:
While ferrocerium-and-steels function in a similar way to actual flint-and-steel in fire starting, ferrocerium actually takes on the role that steel played in
traditional methods: When small shavings of it are removed quickly enough the heat generated by friction is enough to ignite those shavings. The sparks
generated are in fact tiny pieces of burning metal. In traditional flint-and-steel fire-starting systems (using actual flint), it is the tiny shavings of the steel
removed in the striking process that burn, rather than the flint. The sparking is a result of cerium's low temperature pyrophoricity, its ignition temperature
occurring between 150 and 180 degrees celsius

Composition
The mechanical properties of rare earth metals can be adjusted to optimize spark production. These strategies have been developed to make such
alloys more brittle:
Oxide - most contemporary flints are hardened with 20% iron oxide and 2% magnesium oxide.
Intermetallic - in the Baron von Welsbach's original alloy, 30% iron (ferrum) was added to purified cerium, hence the name "ferro-cerium". Iron reacts
with rare earth metals to form hard intermetallic compounds similar to those in neodymium magnets; such magnets are also known to generate sparks
quite easily when broken.
There were actually three different Auermetalls developed: The first was just iron and cerium, the second also included lanthanum to produce brighter
sparks, and the third added other heavy metals.
A modern ferrocerium firesteel product is composed of an alloy of rare earth metals called mischmetal (containing approximately 50% cerium, 25%
lanthanum, and small amounts of praseodymium and neodymium), plus iron and a small amount of magnesium
Item Number: 3.16-2in-Rod
$4.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 3/16" x 2"    SALE $3.85
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Item Number: 1.8-2in-Rod
$4.49 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 1/8" x 2" SALE $2.35
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Item Number: 5.16-3in-Rod
$12.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 5/16" x 3"    SALE $7.95
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Item Number: 3.8-4in-Rod
$25.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 3/8" x 4"  BiG!!  SALE $15.75
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Item Number: 1.2-5in-Rod
$35.99 msrp
Ferrocerium - Firesteel Flint Rod 1/2" x 5"   HUGE!!  SALE $21.95
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Item Number: mag-shv-small
$6.99 msrp
Magnesium Shavings - small bag  SALE $4.95
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Item Number: mag-shv-med
$9.99 msrp
Magnesium Shavings- medium bag   SALE $7.95  
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MAGNESIUM SHAVINGS
A necessity for any survivalist or survival kit, magnesium will burn from sparks from a firesteel rod or by sunlight through a magnifying glass or any open
flame source.
Magnesium shavings  are an excellent way to create a quick and large fire in an emergency situation, it will even burn wet.
HIKEPRO IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR BUYER MISHANDLING OR MISUSE OF THE MAGNESIUM SHAVINGS!!! READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY!
Store magnesium in a safe place, away from open flames, sparks and sunlight.
Be warned magnesium burns at temperatures of over 5000 degrees F
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO EXTINGUISH WITH WATER!!! It will act like gas, fueling the fire and splattering the burning shavings everywhere.
IF YOU MUST EXTINGUISH USE ONLY A CLASS D FIRE EXTINGUISHER. If this is not available use sand or dirt and put it on carefully to avoid
splattering the embers.
Do not stare at a magnesium fire, it is like staring at the sun or a welders arc.
Item Number: mag-shv-capsu
$7.99 msrp
Magnesium Shavings- Mini Fire Starting Capsules   SALE
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Real G.I. Aviation Fire Starter has a magnesium shaving edge and sparking insert.
Dependable, simple to use and convenient. This fire starter is great for any outdoor or
survival/emergency situation.  
These are some of the most dependable fire starters available. Don’t leave home without it!
Made in USA
Tip: Has to be stamped as show in picture. Beware of cheap knock-offs.  Those are not the
same quality materials and almost impossible to use in a real survival situation.
Item Number: AurFire-Kit
$37.99 msrp
Aurora Premium Fire Starter With Magnesium (Patented)      SALE!!!
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    The Aurora Fire Starter Is A True Survival Tool And Will Work In Any Emergency Situation. The Fire Starter Is Made Of Knurled Anodized
Aluminum, Includes A Cylinder With Built In Stainless Steel Blade At The Outside Base Which When Struck By The Ferro-Magnesium Rod With
Create A Spark. The Cylinder And Rod Screw Together An Meet At An O-Ring Creating A Waterproof Seal To Protect The Rod From Corrosion. Its
Rugged Design Makes It An Ideal Tool For Any Survival Situation.

Note: Aurora Fire Starter is superior to all other fire starters on the market due to it's design features and function. Many cheap fire starters are not
sealed and protected from the elements when not in use but our Aurora Fire Starter is and that is vitally important! The reason being, all ferrocerium
or flint-steel type fire starters must be protected from the elements after first use to prevent oxidation to the point of disintegration. Our Aurora Fire
Starter will last you a lifetime! Our Aurora Fire Starter has many more desirable features please read below!

Lightweight and designed for outdoor adventurers and pilots who like to be prepared, our Aurora Fire Starter has even climbed Mount Everest (2SA
Model). Our Aurora Fire Starter™ will start a lifetime of campfires for most users. Two models are now available both equipped with a built-in guided
striking blade and ferrocerium flint steel rod with magnesium within its composition - yielding sparks as hot as 5000 degrees F. Your color choice of
either silver, black, or rescue red for both models.
The  440C model comes with our great 440C Fully Hardened Stainless Steel Striking Blade
installed that can be flipped over or sharpened if dulled.  The 2SA is equipped with our never-dull life-time Super Alloy Striking Blade (made
from tungsten-carbide).

Note: the only difference between the Aurora Fire Starter 440C and Aurora Fire Starter 2SA models is the striking blades - otherwise they are
identical.

To start a fire using our Aurora Fire Starter™
: 1.Place your fire starting material on the ground (plain cotton balls, dryer lint, toilet paper, char cloth,
birch bark, milk weed fluff, cotton wood fluff, burdock, or fine dry grass work great but any fine dry tinder usually found in the wild can be used). 2.
Open your Aurora Fire Starter™. 3. Scrape the composite flint steel rod(ferrocerium w/magnesium within its composition)with the built-in guided
440C Striking Blade (
note: for first use it may be necessary to scrape off protective coating on rod first with striking blade) while aiming the hot
burning sparks at your tinder and you have FIRE!

Created and manufactured by Solo Scientific Inc. in the USA to be used to start your campfires (also a must to be prepared for emergencies). Goal
was to design and manufacture the best all-around survival fire starter in the world and we have absolutely done it! AEROSPACE QUALITY, our
Aurora Fire Starter™ (US Patent Numbers. 8202085, 8186995) is a true survival tool and will work in any environment that will support life! Works wet
or dry!

Aurora Fire Starter™ is rugged, and is designed for survival. Aurora Fire Starter™ uses a large 1/4" diameter (.635cm) composite flint steel rod that
has magnesium built into it. The built-in Striking Blade could be a lifesaver! You can wear our lightweight Aurora Fire Starter™ on your key ring or
around your neck on a lanyard and if you are ever separated from your pack or knife you will still have everything you need to start a fire. The built-in
Striking Blade takes off enough material to start a fire but will not cause excessive wear, can be flipped over to reveal a fresh striking surface (Note:
our NEW 440C striking blades will yield thousands of strikes before needing to be flipped), or be sharpened if dulled. Also see our optional Super
Alloy Blade below. Our built-in Striking Blade is part of the unit and will not get caught on equipment, break off, or rattle while in combat, or hunting
- like other fire starters that have a blade hanging from a string. Our Aurora Fire Starter™ is designed to function wet or dry, is machined from solid
light- weight aircraft aluminum (NO PLASTIC!), is knurled for grip, and will not break when you need it most. Our Aurora Fire Starter has an overall
length of 3.6" (9.14cm) a diameter of .625" (1.59cm), weighs 1/10lb.(1.6 oz or 45g), has an o-ring seal to prevent the housing from unscrewing and
provide protection from corrosion in salt water environments. Our Aurora Fire Starter is designed to last a life time and provide you with fire when the
emergency situation occurs. Our Aurora Fire Starter™ comes complete with detailed instructions and several pieces of fire starting material.
Must be
18 years old or older to order. Made in USA!
Rated one of the best fire starters on the
market and thats the reason you see it  here.  
Aurora Fire Starter
2SA is used by Navy
Seals
Always be prepared for whatever your next
adventure might bring your way.
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Ultimate 550 Paracord Survival Gear,
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from real 550lb paracord right here in the
USA, and are designed to help you when
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