Originally developed for the Swedish Department of
Defense, Swedish FireSteel is a flash of genius. Its 3,000°C spark
makes fire building easy in any weather, at any altitude. Used by a
number of armies around the world, Swedish FireSteel’s dependability
has already made it a favorite of survival experts, hunters, fishermen
and campers. It has also found its way into cabins and backyards as a
fool-proof way to light stoves and gas-barbecues.
Durable – Swedish Fire Steel Army Model lasts 12,000 strikes
Works when wet
Approved by the International Survival
Produces a 3000°C (5,500°F) spark
Lights campfires, stoves, gas-barbecues
Bright spark – can be used as emergency signal
1. Take a small quantity of dry grass, wood
shavings, Maya Dust,
paper or any other flammable material and build into a small pile.
2. a) Grip the Swedish Fire Steel with one hand
b) Take hold of the striker with the other hand
c) Position the striker against the FireSteel
3. Force the
striker "slowly down" with the thumb of hand holding the FireSteel.
This will produce hot sparks which will light any dry flammable
4. As the fire becomes established, build-up
the pile with slightly larger material until the fire is at the
Fire Steel Army Model $16.00
spark of life into the fire of living.
Sweden, Light My Fire specializes in outdoor accessories that are as
practical in the city as they are in the wild. From making fires to eating
meals - Light My Fire products have been taken to heart all over the world
by both the backyard and the backwoods survivalist.