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  • posted byHandlerdealer on 06/17/2014

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Just work as advertised, Very easy to create fire using this magnesium stick, The fire sparkle work fine, Now I don't have to always bring my torch lighter with me on camping. Just few strikes, .... Voila the fire is " created" ( assuming u have shaved off eno... Read more

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  • posted byDrobek8 on 06/17/2014

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 day Pros:Price Easy to fire up magnesium Big sparks from firesteel Easy to made magnesium pill Cons:Integrated firesteel does not have big lifetime - if you push hard, firesteel will be consumed quickly OtherThoughts:Magnesium from it doesnt burn with high temperature, white flame... Read more

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  • posted byschuie on 06/11/2014

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:It creates a VERY large and hot spark, so it's sure to work well for you. The quality is the same as if you were to buy it at your local outdoor store for twice the price. It comes with a little "knife"-like thing, (not a knife, but works to shave th... Read more

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  • posted byFloodzo on 04/06/2014

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:-Easy to use -Effective -Cheap -The chains bound the two pieces together and they wont wander of alone leaving you just with eg the scraping tool Cons:-Scraping tool is too small and isn't that effective for sparking nor shaving -Shaving side too large compared... Read more

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  • posted byM4NH4CK on 03/27/2014

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Efficient. Reliable. Long-lasting. Isn't affected by water at all. A valid item for showing off as an experienced survivalist when you aren't one. Cons:Takes several minutes to start a fire. Not hugely practical if you prefer using liquid chemicals instead. Ot... Read more

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  • posted bymrdamien on 02/19/2014

    Involvement:Novice  (still getting used to it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Product has no flaws or gimmicks. Comes with a striking tool so you don't have to dull your knife. Small enough to put in any survival/disaster kit. Cons:As others have said, the sparking rod seems like it could wear out before the magnesium part; but the magn... Read more

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  • posted bygydrazo on 12/14/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:easy of use good quality magnesium helps to start fire even in wet conditions no need to search easy flammable materials, magnesium can directly ignite small sized wooden branches superb price - 7.4$ at DX and 25$ in local UA market Cons:no really at all, mayb... Read more

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  • posted byDasenSplit on 11/26/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:-Can fit in any pocket -Big chunk of magnesium -Lasts for years -Easy to use -No expiration date Generally - does what it's supposed to do. Cons:-The chain that connects the magnesium and the starter is a bit cheap and the magnesium to flint ratio is a bit non... Read more

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  • posted byLPPL on 11/17/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:A must for any survival tool kit! Why? Because all those other small firestarter can start spark but they can prolong a spark to start a fire easily. this is different! U can shave the magnesium off to generate a tiny fire! This is a must in firestarting in the... Read more

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  • posted by41ter on 11/13/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:Really solid, once you get the hang of it its not really hard to light, plus if you understand the reactions behind it its more interesting. Cons:Took me a long while to get it to light something, but thats not really the product's fault. The thingy that comes... Read more

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