Ferro rods

Discussion in 'Wilderness & Survival Skills' started by Big philly 1, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. upnorth

    upnorth

    Nov 25, 2006
  2. Fallbrook Forge

    Fallbrook Forge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2006
  3. stitchawl

    stitchawl

    Jul 26, 2008
    Firesteels are great... right up until you injure one arm/hand and need to light them in the rain one-handed.
    Small one as a back-up to a Bic, and pray you never need either in an emergency.


    Stitchawl
     
  4. mtangent

    mtangent

    Dec 6, 2011
    My sheath for a Canadian Special takes a 9mm diameter rod ( a tad under 3/8).
     
  5. Fallbrook Forge

    Fallbrook Forge Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2006
    You can use a firesteel one handed...
     

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