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FireSteel® Scout Magnesium Alloy Fire Starter

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The ultimate way to light a fire in any weather.

Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, the legendary Swedish FireSteel® is the original magnesium fire starter.

The second generation Swedish FireSteel 2.0® comes with an improved striker that makes it even easier to build a fire in any weather and at any altitude. It has a new design, a flexible cord, and a built-in emergency whistle.



  • Swedish FireSteel®: magnesium alloy
  • Striker: stainless steel
  • Actual size:
  • scout model: 77x24x14mm Weight: 27g
  • army model: 95x26x16mm Weight: 50g


  • Lights campfires, gas-stoves, gas-barbecues.
  • Works equally well when wet.
  • Durable; scout 3 000 strikes, army 12 000 strikes.
  • Produces a 2,980°C (5,400°F) degree spark.
  • Predictable performance at all altitudes.
  • Bright spark - can be used as an emergency signal.
  • Striker handle includes an emergency whistle.
  • No dangerous goods shipping restrictions.

Available colours: Cyan 

Fire Steel Scout Magnesium Alloy Fire Starter

  • Product Code: LMF11112710A
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £10.00

  • Ex Tax: £8.33

Tags: fire starter, outdoors

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