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Swedish FireSteel BIO Army 2in1

Swedish FireSteel BIO Army 2in1

Swedish FireSteel BIO Army 2in1 is your best fire-starting friend for igniting fire in any weather.
  • Best original magnesium fire starter
  • Tough, durable, ferro rod, performs to highest standards. 12,000 strikes at 3,000 degrees
  • Reliable fire lighting, any weather, any altitude. Campfires, gas stoves, BBQ’s and more
  • Ergonomic design and a built-in whistle. A pocket-sized flint and steel that guarantees highest temperature focused sparks, used worldwide by scouts, military, campers, families, and survival experts alike
  • Get the technique, get the fire, get warm, and get the food on with the incredible Swedish FireSteel
  • Nothing but the best. All you need to light a fire like a pro.

19.00

SKU: LMF-FSA-21

Availability: In Stock

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Swedish FireSteel BIO Army 2in1 Features:
  • Works when it´s wet and windy
  • Durable, up to 12 000 strikes
  • Built-in emergency whistle
  • Travel-safe
  • Grip-friendly design
  • Biobased plastic
  • Made in Sweden
Swedish FireSteel BIO Army 2in1 Material Features:
  • Spark-sure magnesium alloy
  • Strong nylon cord
  • BIO-plastic handles
  • Stainless steel striker. (WARNING: Use of this product can expose you to chemicals including carbon monoxide, soot and other combustion by-products, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov)
Shop more Camping Accessories – TRAILBLAZERS   DEVELOPED BY First developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, the legendary Swedish FireSteel fire starter is the original magnesium alloy fire starter. The Swedish FireSteel fire starter offered the first viable solution to the challenges of starting fires at high-altitudes and in low temperatures. With its ability to ignite flammable gas or liquid directly, the Swedish FireSteel fire starter is perfect for traditional alcohol and modern gas stoves. This has led to its adoption by numerous military units around the world. Manufactured in Sweden by Light My Fire, the fire starter has evolved with design improvements including a precision stainless steel striker, ergonomic handle, and a built-in emergency whistle. HOW IT WORKS The Swedish FireSteel fire starter is composed of two basic parts – the rod and the striker. The rod is made from a high-quality pyrophoric alloy containing metals that include iron, magnesium, lanthanum and cerium. The striker is made of stainless steel and has a precise edge grind developed to deliver maximum spark. By scraping the striker against the rod, the friction ignites tiny shavings of metal, converting them to oxides and generating bright, high-temperature sparks.The notable difference between the Swedish FireSteel fire starter and similar friction-based fire starters, often called Ferro cerium rods is the proprietary hardening process of the alloy, which produces a high-grade material that achieves durability without sacrificing consistency.

Who is the brand Light My Fire?

At the heart of our company we have one purpose; to create products that reconnect us with nature, wherever we are. We combine design and functionality with the joy of adventure and new experience. From lunch breaks in local parks, to meals whilst hiking in vast forests. From family grills in city gardens to cooking on the peaks of mountain ranges, our dream remains the same: To enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, to think of generations to come, to encourage the exploration of forgotten skills and to rediscover, the art of fire. It started with a stick. In 1995 our founder, Michael Odqvist, came across an age-old secret – MayaSticks. He was fascinated by the sheer brilliance of this resinous kindling. Not only was it a quick, easy and reliable way to get a fire going, the sticks were also completely natural, produced from waste – the stumps left from felled pine trees – by locals in Guatemala. By starting fair trade production on a larger scale, Michael helped 400 of these descendents of Maya Indians make more money so that they were able to start sending their children to school. A year later the fire-starters were launched in Sweden. Unfortunately, the timing wasn’t right, nobody really understood the product, and we didn’t have enough money to market it. It was a complete flop. Extremely frustrating, since we just loved our MayaSticks and truly believed that more people would do so too if they only discovered them… Ultimate fire-starters. But it’s not in our nature to give up. Instead, we started investigating alternative ways to sell the MayaSticks. And in 1996, we found the perfect match – the magnesium fire-starter that was developed and used by the Swedish Army. All of a sudden, everything fell into place. Not only was the Swedish FireSteel a great product in itself, it also was an unbeatable combination with the TinderSticks. One plus one equaled the ultimate way to start a fire in any weather, at any altitude. Design with a smile and color. Finally, we had a firm foundation for our future. But we also realized there was a lot more potential in the outdoor field. Most equipment was plain and drab brown, black and green. With the help of the legendary brand specialist Claes Andréasson (Absolut Vodka) and the successful copywriter Steve Strid, Light My Fire turned into a brand concept. At the same time, Calill Odqvist, Michael’s daughter, who had worked for the company since the early days, became our CEO. From then on, premium-quality outdoor products, designed with a smile and a whole palette of color, were our business. Only the beginning. In 2004 Electrolux relocated to Hungary, and our production, headed by Bertil Andersson, moved into their plant in Västervik. The first product from our new factory, the MealKit designed by Joachim Nordwall, was presented to the market in 2005. A set with five clever, practical pieces – everything you need to eat outdoors in a civilized way. But one part of the MealKit attracted a lot more attention than the rest, and we realized we had a star on on our hands… The Spork is a huge hit. Fans send us love letters and pictures of their Spork’s adventures. Today the Spork family has grown with Spork XM, Spork Little, Spork Large and Spork Titanium. A grand total of more than 21 million Sporks have been sold. The Spork is also the key to Light My Fire now being distributed in 50 countries. You can buy our products in more than 7800 stores. And this is only the beginning… Design, color, functionality. Our lives have become digital, time-efficient, mobile and programmed. Yet when we dream, we dream of candlelight and romance, campfires and freedom, bonfires and celebration. Everyone longs for fire. Fire is life. We sell fire. We develop unique, low-tech, premium quality outdoor products with the design, color and function that make them just as attractive to use in the city as in the wild. Made in Sweden. Winters are long and summers are quite often chilly in Sweden. And yet, we Swedes love spending time outdoors, in the woods, on the beach, in the mountains. We’re blessed with a country that isn’t just breathtakingly beautiful and varied, it’s also open to everybody. This makes us very aware of nature – and the environment – from an early age. Swedish design has always been known for quality combined with functionality. At Light My Fire we’re doing our very best to continue this tradition and develop new exciting products that let you make the most of the outdoors, whether you’re in the city or far from civilization. Irresistible. We love color. We love design. We love functionality. We love the outdoors. And we love having fun. That’s why our products are such bright ideas. In every aspect. Simple – sometimes it’s amazing nobody’s come up with them before – and yet, completely irresistible. Nature is full of beautiful shapes and colors. Why shouldn’t the things we bring into it be the same? Dedicated factory. We’re a Swedish company and have chosen to manufacture our products at home. The reason is simple: Having a factory completely dedicated to our products gives us full control over quality matters (and believe us, we’re very picky), shorter lead times and fewer unnecessary transports. It’s good for the end product. It’s good for the environment. And we must admit, it does feel good to be a local hero in Västervik. Would you like to visit us? Every summer fans of Light My Fire witness the birth of a Spork at our factory. As a culture we are compelled to habitually replace and often needlessly buy new products. We form little connection to these transient items and from the moment of purchase the clock is running out. But then there are products which defy this compulsion. They are built to last, fit for purpose and designed with style that remains relevant. They are made from materials that are refined, comforting, ethical, reliable and constant. We connect with these products and use them over years. We find joy in their ownership, become attached to their aesthetic, their feel, their smell and their condition. They join us on adventures, enable us to explore, to enjoy and we to continue to use them as time passes. We associate great times shared with friends, family and those we love. Timeless design does not follow trends. It is not at the mercy of the moving tide of ‘what’s in’ at any given time. Rather it sets trends. It is always relevant and remains present regardless of when it was made. We find joy in the creation of superb, innovative, practical, long lasting products. Embracing simplicity, grounded in the beauty of nature, functional for the modern world. Timeless design from Light My Fire, is yours for a lifetime.

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