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MSR Handheld Piezo Igniter

    MSR Handheld Piezo Igniter

    Spark your canister backpacking stove to life quickly and easily with the MSR Handheld Piezo igniter. See details

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    Item # 849683

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    Spark your canister backpacking stove to life quickly and easily with the MSR Handheld Piezo igniter.

    • A simple press of the button on the back of the ingiter produces a reliable spark that will light your canister stove (sold separately)
    • Ignition element is protected inside the igniter's tube, making it more reliable than stove-mounted igniters
    • Tube also collects a small amount of gas from the stove to aid ignition
    • MSR Handheld Piezo igniter is not compatible with the MSR Reactor stove, or other radiant burners

    Please note: MSR products can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.


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    MSR Handheld Piezo Igniter Specs
    Best use
    0.7 x 3.2 inches
    0.5 ounce

    MSR Handheld Piezo Igniter

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    MSR Handheld Piezo Igniter is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works better than a handheld lighter! I got this as a gift from my grandpa. It is absolutely great for lighting up my MSR Whisperlite Universal. It is much easier to use than a lighter or matches and seems much safer. It will light up my stove in canister mode with one click. It is definitely a reliable way to light your canister stove (but still bring matches just as a backup)
    Date published: 2014-03-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Alcohol stove, works for me Unlike SoCalKen, I was able to use this igniter to light all three alcohol stoves in my backpacking gear. The trick was to hold the igniter tube over the alcohol fuel a few seconds (just above the fuel, 3-5 secs typically) so some vapor collects inside the igniter tube, then the igniter lights the fuel no problem. A nice clean light-up every time.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Doesn't work with alcohol stoves Yes, I know. MSR and the description says this is for canister stoves, but it nor anything I could find on the web said anything about alcohol stoves, so I wanted to try it, because I don't like using the BIC Mini Lighters. I was sort of expecting it wouldn't work, and indeed, it didn't, at least not for me. So I'm just writing this review to share my experience. I'm sure it would work well with a canister stove. I have a canister stove with one built in. Worked every time, and this one sparked every time that I was watching. I even sparked myself once when I was being careless. So good product, which is why I gave it 4 stars, and I recommend it, but not for alcohol stoves. Darn, I'll have to still bring my little lighters.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Didn't work right, out of the box I just bought this for my canister stoves and I could only get it to light 1 out of 20 times. "When" it sparks, the spark is small. Succeeded in scorching the hair off my fingers though.
    Date published: 2014-04-07

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