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Ultimate Survival Technologies Wetfire Tinder

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    Universal lighting material that starts your fire in any weather.

    Ultimate Survival Technologies lives up to its name with the Wetfire Tinder. This tinder makes it easy for you to start fires with only a small pile of shavings whether you're camping on a windy hill, backpacking in a rainstorm, or trying to light your stove on a portaledge halfway up a climb.

    This firestarter package comes with 12 individually wrapped, lightweight cubes that are safe, non-toxic, and easier to handle than conventional firestarting gels. They don't leave residue like petroleum-based firestarters so you can pack these in your backpack without having them foul up your clothes and other belongings. They burn up to 1300 degrees Fahrenheit but immediately cool down once you easily extinguish them. Best of all, not only are they waterproof and windproof, but they actually burn longer when wet and don't produce much smoke.

    • Safe, odorless, non-toxic and lightweight material
    • Completely windproof and waterproof
    • Extinguishes instantly
    • Over 1300 degree Fahrenheit flame
    • Individually packaged cubes
    • Item #UST0001

    Tech Specs

    Contents
    12 individually wrapped cubes
    Dimensions
    [single] 1 x .75 x 5 in
    Actual Weight
    One Color, 12-Pack: 85g
    Recommended Use
    camping, backpack, climbing, fires
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited lifetime

    Tech Specs

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    What do you think about this product?

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    Not yet life savers..

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    But why not bring a few along? They burn hot and long and make fire starting a lot easier when tinder conditions are inadequate. Even if they're not starting the fire that will save your life, they sure are nice to have.

    They work

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    I like to use these to light campfires when my friend has his back turned. He thinks I am an amazing fire starter. Maybe one day I will share this secret with him...

    Certainly can't hurt to pack a couple

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    Ultimate Survival Technologies and I have a spotted past, I simply do not trust their quality control. With that said I do endorse this product. For several years I've made pocket sized survival kits for those friends and family whom enjoy the outdoors, and for a year or so I've included a UST Wetfire tinder cube. They work best when cut open and the ignition source is introduced to the internal materials, rather this is do to oxygenation or some other factor I will not venture to guess. In my experience it is a long lasting fire source the can potentially burn even more intensely wet than dry. I have to date not had a tinder cube fail me, though their are many reports of this product not working. (enter again quality control) However the potential reward out weighs the risks. One should NEVER rely on one tinder or one ignition source. If you are knowledgeable and have three ignition sources and three to five tinders, along with the associated knowledge you will have a fire. Preparation is ultimately the bottom line both at home and in the field. This is a small light weight product that could save your life, theres no reason not to toss a couple in your kit.

    Long burn time

      I started a campfire with these the other night. I tried lighting it with a spark from a Swedish Fire Starter, but the spark wasn't hot enough to catch it on fire. I put a lit match to the Wetfire Tinder and it immediately caught fire and burn for a while. This stuff works great, just use a match or lighter.

      These little bad boys are sweet!!!!

      • Familiarity:I've used it several times

      Okay for all you backpackers out there...here you go!!! These are a must have for any trip.. They are super light...like no weight at all...you will not even notice them. I have been using magnesium for a long time.....I have had the same mag bar for like 6 years...but it burns so fast and you have to take the time to shave the bar...with this it burn and keeps on burning and is easy to use just open the package and shave you some off and lite it no mess no effort...just results!!

      Always in my pack

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      I always keep these in my pack. They are great to start a fire under damp/wet conditions. They are light weight and don't take up any space. Must have for any outdoors activities that a fire might be needed.

      good stuff good stuff

        Lite weight, works great. Don't even have to use a whole cube. (I am not cheap) Wish I cold find some old fashion, waterproof, strike anywhere matches to go with them. We are so lucky to have a government that is so concerned about us are we not.