A Ferro rod, also known as a Ferrocerium Rod, is a tool used by campers, survivalists and other outdoor enthusiasts to quickly start a fire without matches. A Ferro Rod looks like a small steel rod, which is probably why some people call it “fire steel”. Ferrocerium is a man-made metallic alloy (see What is Ferrocerium?) that […]
What Is A Ferro Rod Made Of?
Ferro rods are made of Ferrocerium, which is a man-made alloy of iron, magnesium, cerium and several other rare-earth metals. What makes a ferro rod worth having is that the combination of metals creates sparks when the ferrocerium rod (firesteel) is scraped with a rough surface or a sharp edge. And it works under cold, wet, […]
Best Ferro Rods 2023 (16 worth checking out)
Choosing the best ferro rod (also known as a Ferrocerium rod or Fire steel) can be a tough decision. However, I have personally bought and 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 […]