Choosing the best ferro rod (also known as a Ferrocerium rod or Fire steel) can be a tough decision. However, I have personally tested some of the most popular fire starters available on the market today and I’ve put together this buyer’s guide of my top recommendations to help you narrow down your choices. I’ve… [Read More]
Whether you call it a Ferro Rod or a Ferrocerium Rod… Here are the answers to your most popular questions about Ferro Rods: Check out our Magnesium Fire Starter articles for more info.
In the market for a ferro rod? The Uberleben Hexa may be the right choice for you. The Hexa, which comes in two sizes, derives its name from the fact it has six sides. These flat sides give it more surface contact area for the striker, creating more sparks. Which is great if you want… [Read More]
4DB Ferro Rod The 4DB Ferrocerium Rod is a great fire starting tool if you want something that’s easy to use but still produces great results. It’s ideal for bushcraft and survival kits. It is called ferrocerium because it is made from a combination of hard iron and soft cerium. It also contains some magnesium…. [Read More]
Schrade SCHFS1 Anyone who’s ever gone camping knows that trying to start a fire with just sticks and flints is difficult, especially when the climate is damp. What you need is a fire starter, but there are so many different kinds out there. How do you decide which is right for you? There are multiple… [Read More]