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Most fire starters have one thing in common: the flint. The thing that generates the hot spark. Over the years there have been many names for this substance: Auermetall, Mischmetal and Ferrocerium are the ‘official’ names. In common use are: ferro rod, fire steel, flint etc. Ferrocerium is the modern name and comes from two words: Ferro – meaning iron and Cerium – a rare earth metal. These rare earth metals are found in California, China, Japan and Afghanistan. Ferro Rods, in modern times, were invented and have been produced in Althofen (a small town in Austria) for more than...

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Camping and survival situations are very different. If you fail to get a fire lit with your fire starter while camping you will endure some slight discomfort, a cold meal, some shivering etc. and that’s about it. But probably you have some matches or lighter fluid as a backup and all is well. Soon you’ll have a roaring fire and hot cooked meal. In a survival situation – where lighting a fire is the difference between life and death – the stakes are higher. That’s why we suggest that when you go camping – don’t waste this invaluable training ground....

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