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We've been making fire starters for years now and have used the same raw materials suppliers right from the beginning. We wanted to make a completely USA made product. Imagine our distress when we discovered that there are no ferrocerium rod (also called ferro rod or flints) manufacturers in the USA. In fact they are only made in two places - China or Europe. We looked into the prices and quality of Chinese flints.They were MUCH  cheaper but the quality was poor. We got samples from three separate manufacturers and discovered that if you buy in bulk they would cost...

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Simple instructions for lighting a fire with Fire-Fast™ Fire Starters The Fire-Fast Trekker, Kamper, and Fire Fly are all made with the same components, only varying in quantity of material. Obviously the larger the fire starter, the easier to use. The components are as follows: European Flint (Ferro Rod) Military Grade 95% pure Magnesium Rod Hardened Steel Striker/Scraper (sharpened) Hardwood Handle 550 lb, 7 strand paracord. To start a fire in the great outdoors requires some beginning steps. First thing is to make a safe fire pit by digging a shallow hole.  If you can ring it with rocks and...

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Magnesium is a component of some fire starters. We use it because it allows a wider range of fire-starting capability – it’ll start more fires in worse conditions than a flint alone. Magnesium is a soft, light weight metal that can be easily scraped and ignited. It burns incredibly hot - five thousand degrees.  You use it to kick start your fire with a burst of intense heat that rapidly devours any tinder and spreads the burn to your kindling. But there are different qualities of Magnesium. Our Magnesium is 95% pure. The other 5% trace elements help prevent oxidation....

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Recently the Fire Fast Trekker survival fire starter was reviewed by Outdoor Life Magazine (online edition), saying, “If you’re looking for a ‘survival grade’ spark rod, this is it.” See full review. Outdoor Life’s conclusion was, “This product [Fire Fast Trekker] receives my top recommendation on our list.” The reviewer for Outdoor Life Magazine, expert survivalist Tim MacWelch, Founder and Head Instructor at Advanced Survival Training can be found here. If you are looking for survival training you will not find a better team to enhance your skills. At Fire Fast we’ve worked hard to make a superior line of products, from the Trekker survival...

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