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Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter

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    Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter

    Designed for use in the most adverse weather conditions, the lightweight and compact Sparkie™ fire starter from Ultimate Survival Technologies is a must-have for any serious adventurer. See details

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    Designed for use in the most adverse weather conditions, the lightweight and compact Sparkie™ fire starter from Ultimate Survival Technologies is a must-have for any serious adventurer.

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    Designed for use in the most adverse weather conditions, the lightweight and compact Sparkie™ fire starter from Ultimate Survival Technologies is a must-have for any serious adventurer.

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    Designed for use in the most adverse weather conditions, the lightweight and compact Sparkie™ fire starter from Ultimate Survival Technologies is a must-have for any serious adventurer.

    • Weighing in at less than 1 oz., the Sparkie fire starter is about a third the weight and less than half the volume of its big brother, the BlastMatch™
    • Internal tungsten carbide striker allows simple 1-handed operation; user must press thumb button to engage the striker
    • Rubberized grip gives you great control during use
    • Spring-loaded flint bar rotates 360° to allow for even wear; bar retracts inside the body for compact storage
    • If the Sparkie gets wet, simply wipe it off and it's ready for use

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    Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Flint/ABS case
    2.3 x 1.2 x 0.7
    0.85 ounce
    Material(s)
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    Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter

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    Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter is rated 1.5 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good idea, but really tough to use. This lighter creates a mess of very hot sparks when done right. You must keep it perfectly angled to have any chance of starting a fire, which may seem easy but is difficult. The construction itself is made of very cheep plastic and broke in my back-pack! I recommend matches or a flint & steel over this.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from get a normal fire steel save money, time, and frustration. Get a simple fire steel and not this. It is not worth the time to get the proper setup per strike on this thing. The simple rod and striker is much better than this thing.
    Date published: 2014-04-10
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buy something else. I bought one of these thinking it would be great to have a way to start a fire with one hand. I tried to light some wet fire tinder and couldn't do it. Then I tried it with a cheap stick and it lit right up. Most of the sparks stay up in the handle. I have seen this unit and the blast match used on Naked and Afraid and they struggle to get a fire. Many times not. Teams with other units always have a much easier time. I have worn half way through the rod on mine and it seens to be getting worse I start trying with this one and then get the fire started with one strike with a stick. .
    Date published: 2014-04-18
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk The first time I used it, it broke. After I got the fire started; I through it in the fire. Matches are cheaper and easier to use.
    Date published: 2014-04-10

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