Ferro Rods and Magnesium shavings are both used for starting fires, especially in a survival situation.ddHowever, the biggest difference between a Ferro Rod and Magnesium is that a Ferro Rod will produce sparks, but it won’t burn.On … [Continue reading] about Ferro Rod vs Magnesium
How Long Does a Ferro Rod Last?
How long a ferro rod will last depends on the size of the rod, the quality of the composition (softer rods typically don’t last a long) and the usage of the rod. A larger rod will generally last much longer than a smaller rod.A larger … [Continue reading] about How Long Does a Ferro Rod Last?
How are Ferro Rods Made?
Ferro Rods are made from a man-made metallic alloy, which is a combination of various metals (see Why Does Metal Spark When Struck?). The exact chemical composition of a ferro rod varies from one manufacturer to the next, but a typical rod consists … [Continue reading] about How are Ferro Rods Made?