Hand Forged Traditional Oval Hudson Bay Striker (85-1111) for Flint & Steel Fire Lighting
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Traditional Hudson Bay 'Oval' Shaped ‘Flint & Steel’ Striker
Ease of Use Rating: 4/5 (From Beginner Upwards)
Beautifully Hand Forged in the USA
Easy to hold and use
High spark yielding
A 2,000 year old fire making technology
Measures: Approx 80mm x 38mm
55mm x 30mm x 3.5 mm
Ideal for Tinderboxes
Ideal for Bushcraft Enthusiast, Survivalists, Re-enactors,
And Budding Pioneers, Ideal for Beginners, Forestry Schools
This hand-forged traditional styled 'Oval ' steel striker is used for traditional ‘Flint & Steel’ fire making. This Oval Fire Steel is based on the original steel strikers as used by the Hudson Bay Trading Company Use with Amadou tinder fungus or Char Cloth, the sparks created from this top quality steel striker will easily form an ember that can be used to ignite a tinder bundle.
Each fire steel has a hand made, hand forged look, which makes these particular fire steels very appealing and they have a very rustic and honest feel about them.
Please note the measurements and weight are as approx as we can get them but each steel may vary slightly due to being hand forged. Its an ideal size for keeping in a Tinderbox or a Tinder Pouch.
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Ideal for Beginners to Experts.
This style of Fire Steel is ideally suited for the complete Beginners to the Expert Traditional Flint & Steel Fire Lighting Master, and anyone in between who wants a Fire Steel that is exceptionally easy to use and that produces a very high yield of sparks with absolutely no effort.
This style of Fire Steel is ideally suited for instructors to use when teaching children Traditional 'Flint& Steel' Fire Lighting, or anyone who wants a more challenging spark based fire lighting methodology other than using a Ferrocerium Rod Striker. The balance, weight and shape of this style of Fire Steel make it an absolute doddle to use, giving off a high yield of sparks with no experience required. An exceptional Fire Steel at any level of experience. Experienced users should get sparks on each and every strike.
Tinder Pouch Starter Kit (Optional Extra)
Why not add to your traditional styled Fire Steel with one of our Tinder Pouch Starter Kits that contains everything that you would need to start creating fires the way our ancestors did for over 2,000 years? This simple Tinder Pouch Starter Kit contains everything that you would require to turn your Fire Steel into a Traditional Tinder Pouch.
Beaver Bushcraft Natural Cotton Drawstring Pouch
Natural Norfolk Flints
Natural Amadou Tinder
100% Cotton Char Cloth
Jute Tinder Rope
How to look after and use your Traditional Fire Steel Instructions sheet