|Flint Striker Fire Starter|
A flint striker fire starter is a tool you should always have in your backpack when venturing into the wild. Is is a man made fire starting tool used for centuries from its longevity and reliability. A flint striker is waterproof and can start fires on wet tinder. One flint striker can start thousands of fires and will outlast any box of matches or lighter. It is light weight and safe since the flint striker itself it is not flammable. As you can see, when compared to other fire starting methods, a flint striker is the favorite choice for all outdoors men and women.|
The flint striker is a man made metallic material called ferrocerium. Ferrocerium emits a large number of super hot sparks when scrapped with any hard object. Most often, they are made into rods of various diameters and lengths. The rod makes it easy to scrape with a object, such as a knife, towards your tinder sending the sparks forward to ignite it. The sparks reach a temperature of 5400 degrees Fahrenheit (3000 degrees Celsius) making it easy to ignite your tinder.