Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Friction fire starting/strikers
Friction fire starting/strikers
Wed, 14 Apr 1999 11:16:21 -0700
Just make sure that your pocket knife is not stainless steel. If it is
carry another high carbon, hardened steel striker.
One of the best strikers I have found is an old file cut in several inch
pieces and having one side ground down to expose the inside a little.
They work great, are inexpensive and scouts usually have good luck with
them because they are easy to hold on to and still give a decent blow to