Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, Swedish FireSteel is a flash of genius. Its nearly 3,000°C spark makes fire building easy in any weather, at any altitude. Used by a number of armies around the world, Swedish FireSteel's dependability has already made it a favorite of survival experts, hunters, fishermen and campers. It has also found its way into cabins and backyards as a fool-proof way to light stoves and gas-barbecues. Amazingly enough it also works equally well when wet. We think geeks will appreciate the power of being able to start a fire with such a simple tool. A metal blade is slowly moved across the Firesteel, generating sparks that can easily be thrown onto a small pile of dry grass, leaves or paper to start a fire. When the fire is becoming established, thin sticks of wood can be added, gradually increasing to thicker ones. The Swedish FireSteel has these great features. * Lights campfires, stoves, gas-barbecues * Uses a magnesium alloy that consists of 7 metals * Lasts for approximately 12,000 strikes * Produces a spark temperature close to 3,000°C (5,500°F) * Bright spark – can be used as emergency signal * Functions in rain and snow * Dimensions: main component is approx. 3.75" long * Weight: approx. 1.9 ounces
4 gig lighter video camera!
Electronics and fire have never been friends and you could even say they are essentially sworn enemies. But in the case of this USB flash drive they have decided to call a truce. Long standing differences have been put aside to c... Electronics and fire have never been friends and you could even say they are essentially sworn enemies. But in the case of this USB flash drive they have decided to call a truce. Long standing differences have been put aside to create a product that is both practical and very unique. This flash drive has an ample 8GB capacity and the lighter is refillable. The USB connector slides out of the bottom of the metal case, using a small slider lever located on the side of the lighter. The lighter has a polished chrome finish and an adjustable flame. * Refillable lighter with built-in USB flash drive * 8GB capacity * USB connector slides out of the lighter * Metal case * Adjustable flame * Includes USB cable * Dimensions: 1.5" x 2.4" x .5" (3.8 x 6 x 1.3 cm)