FOR INSIDE THE STAFF CARRY, IT IS AN EXCELLENT
SURVIVAL AND FIRE STARTING TOOL.
The Fire Steel is set into a handmade stainless
steel handle, with a screw for attaching and storing it inside the Staff. It has an
overall length of about 5¾" and the strikers part is 3/8"
x 2½ to 2¾".
The Fire Starter will store inside the Staff in two
places without sliding around. The connector and the inside of the
bottom tip are tapped and threaded so that you can store the
fire steel in
either of these two places.
You will need the right tender to start a fire. Dryer lint
is good, cotton ball soaked in petroleum jelly, or scrapings of dry wood
work well. Practice with different items.
Using a carbon
based steel, such as a knife blade (we like using the back edge so not
to burn the cutting edge of the knife) press down hard and scrape.
Different scraper materials will give different results so practice with
different material until you find the one that works best for you. We
use the back edge of the Staff blade. Press down hard and scrape.
Generally if you don't get good sparks it is because you aren't pressing
hard enough when you scrape.
Be aware that Fire Steels
give off a shower of very hot sparks that are 5500 degrees F (3000
degrees C). As with all flammable material, you must use extreme
caution when using this product. If you are under the age of 18 or you
do not agree you are fully responsible for the safe use of this
product you are required to return it me for a full refund.
DON'T USE THIS PRODUCT INDOORS AND DON'T ALLOW A CHILD TO PLAY WITH IT.
****Warning: FireSteel.com FireSteels are SERIOUS fire making gear used
for survival, preparedness, camping, hiking, and other outdoor sports.
Before purchasing FireSteel or using FireSteel you must first agree that you
or those you give firesteels to are fully and legally responsible for the
safe use of this fire making gear and completely understand the potential
hazards posed by bright, hot, 5,500 degree sparks produced by FireSteels.
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FireSteels in a safe manner just as you would any other firemaking gear
because you know that hot sparks and fire can injure people and property.
If you do not agree to these terms then you are not allowed to purchase or
use FireSteels. If you have our FireSteels and do not agree you are fully
responsible for their use you are required to return them to FireSteel.com
or dispose of them in a safe manner. FireSteel.com and Crawford Knives, LLC
assumes no responsibility for use or misuse of these products.