English Monkey Tail R Shaped Fire Steel by Beaver Bushcraft ( 85-1711)
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Ease of Use Rating: 5/5 (Beginner to Advanced)
Based on A Traditional 'R' Shaped Fire Steel
Simple 'R' Shaped Fire Steel
Great for Traditional ‘Flint & Steel’ Fire Lighting
Designsed and Made in the UK by Beaver Bushcraft
Easy to hold and use
High spark yielding
A 2,000 year old fire making technology
Measures Approx: 71mm x 69mm x 4mm
Ideal for the ardent Bushcraft Enthusiast, Survivalists, Re-enactors, Budding Pioneers, Cosplayes, larps, Vikings
This traditional styled 'R' shaped Fire Steel has been a well known design throughout the ages. Origanally based on Files that were heat treated and bent into a R shaped. As time went on the R shape became more elaborate and sophisticated. This particular one is ideal for both Tinderboxes and Tinderpouches. Ideal for re-enactors as well as Bushcrafters and survivalist. Its extemely easy to use and produces a high yeild of sparks when used with a sharp piece of english flint and tinder. This Fire Steel has been given a 5/5 'ease of use rating'as its ideal for beginners upwards and towards a more experienced user of Flint & Steel.
Please note no Flint or Tinders are included in this sale. You can add one of our Starter Tinder Pouch Kits which contains some Flint & tinder samples to start you on your Flint & Steel journey. See Drop Down Menu for this option.
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