The Pocket Mag Fire Starter is made from a durable aluminum alloy and easily fits in your pocket, on your key chain, or clipped to your pack. The magnesium rod creates extremely hot burningmetal shavings and sparks that are ideal for starting fires.This is done by the frictional heat created when quickly scraping magnesium material from the rod.
Unscrew the striker and the rod holder from the handle.
Flip the rod holder around and screw back onto handle.
Grip the striker between index finger and thumb.
Place the striker onto the rod.
For best results, use approximately a 45 degree angle.
When the striker is angled correctly it will bite into the rod.
In one quick movement, scrape the striker down the rod as though trying to carve material from the rod.