I wanted to try this out right away to make sure I could do it in an emergency. Nicely made and very easy to use. Try using a cotton ball with a little bit of petroleum jelly rubbed in. This burns hot... Show More.ter and longer and gives other fuel a chance to catch. The whistle is a nice addition.
- Benefits & Description
Benefits & DescriptionCompact rod and striker | Includes emergency whistle | Waterproof storage compartment
• Dependable material
Made from ferrocerium and metal, this firestarter will create quality sparks to get a fire started.• Stores in a small space
The Fire Starter measures only 5 inches across and will fit in any pack. • Waterproof storage compartment
Besides a fire starter, the tool also has a compartment that you can house tinder to start a fire wherever you need. Bear Grylls and Gerber Gear have teamed up to revolutionize the tools you use on campouts, hunts and in emergency situations. The Fire Starter is a dependable, lightweight tool perfect for any situation.
The Fire Starter is housed in a waterproof container that easily pulls apart to reveal a ferrocerium rod and metal striker. When combined, these produce showers of sparks that will help you create a fire to keep you warm and prepare your meals.
The waterproof case also includes a space to house dry tinder to help you start your fire
The Fire Starter is lightweight and easily fits into any pack. It only weights a little more than 2.5 oz and measures 5 inches long.
With a dependable, durable design, the Bear Grylls Fire Starter is a great tool to have in your preparedness arsenal!
- What's In-the-Box?
What's In-the-Box?Emergency Basics :
(1) Bear Grylls Fire Starter (1) Lanyard (1) "Priorities of Survival" pocket guide
- Features & Specifications
Features & Functions
SKU: TS0005 Brand: Gerber | Bear Grylls Dimensions (LxWxH): 48" x 1.5" x .5"
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- I wanted to try this out right away to make sure I could do it in an emergency. Nicely made and very easy to use. Try using a cotton ball with a little bit of petroleum jelly rubbed in. This burns hotter and longer and gives other fuel a chance to catch. The whistle is a nice addition.
OVERALL PRODUCT RATING
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