Genuine GI Aviation Survival Fire-Starter Tool - Most Reliable & Safest Fire Starting Tool. Magnesium Shaving Edge & Sparking Insert. Genuine GI Government Issue Firestarter. Used By US Military. Contains Instruction Sheet. Short Chain Attachment. NSN: 4240-01-160-5618. Water Resistant Instructions. Waterproof Plastic Packaging. Measures: 3" x 1" x .03" inches. Weights: 1.5 Ounces.
Ideal for scouts, hikers, sportsmen, campers, fishermen or anyone with the desire to start a fire. Helps you start fires when one is needed for survival. Count on it to work, wet or dry, even with damp kindling. It's so dependable, it's been adopted by the U.S. Armed forces for their survival kits. And all you need to make it work is a sharp object or rock. Start hundreds of fires with a flame source of 5400 Degrees Fahrenheit. Tool is safe and fire proof in solid form. Not intended for use for children.
Instructions: 1. Scrape tool with any knife or sharp object & create a a small pile of magnesium shavings about the size of a quarter. Use the side marked Shaving Edge to accumulate the magnesium shavings. Combine with a small pile of paper, bark, leaves, twigs etc. 2. Ignite shavings with built in sparking insert. Scrape the Sparking Insert side with a sharp object or rock and it will generate sparks and will create a fire.