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überleben Zünden | 5/16, 3/8 or 1/2 Thick Bushcraft Fire Steel with Wood Handle | 12,000-20,000 Strikes | Ferro Rod Fire Starter for Survival | 6 in 1 Multi-Tool

4.7 out of 5 stars 583 customer reviews

Price: $16.00 - $22.00
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  • ✔ MULTIPLE SIZE OPTIONS — At nearly 5” in length, our bestselling firesteel is now available in 3 thickness variations. Traditional 5/16" (8mm) = 12,000+ strikes, Pro 3/8" (10mm) = 15,000+ strikes, and the König 1/2" (12.5mm) = yielding over 20,000+ strikes.
  • ✔ HIGHEST QUALITY FERROCERIUM AVAILABLE — überleben’s Sånft-kørr™ ferro is the perfect balance between softness & durability, consistently outperforming the leading fire starters. Will ignite a 5,500? molten-metal shower of sparks at any altitude, in any weather condition… even wet. It’s waterproof.
  • ✔ 100% HANDCRAFTED HARDWOOD HANDLE — Since nothing feels better than natural wood, we left the grip unfinished. You’re welcome to stain, carve, burn, or glitter it. We’ll always prefer to earn that seasoned finish with the oil & grit from our bare, calloused hands.
  • ✔ ULTRALIGHT AT LESS THAN 3 OUNCES — There’s no excuse. Fire is essential. Be prepared to survive in any situation; camping, hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, boy scouts, camp cooking, SHTF bugout, general preparedness, or everyday apocalypse / doomsday scenarios like emergency BBQ.
  • ✔ BACKED BY A LIFETIME GUARANTEE — This ultimate fire starting kit includes the premium wooden handle Zünden ferro rod, mil-spec 550 paracord neck lanyard, and 6-in-1 multi-tool scraper (map scale, concave-serrated tinder scraper, straight-edge spine, hex wrench, ruler & bottle opener).
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Product Description

Überleben (German; verb): to survive, to outlast.

Überleben is everything you want, and nothing you don't. It's minimalist simplicity and functionality at it's finest. It's practical luxury. The perfect balance of durability and weight. It's handcrafted and it's 100% real-deal. Modern Bushcraft, Traditional Wisdom.

High Temperature Sparks Start Flames in any Environment

Highest Quality Firesteel

The Überleben Zünden isn't your typical fire starter. The solid Hardwood handle provides natural textured grip and the materials & craftsmanship used to make the Firesteel is of the highest quality.

One of the big differences between the Ferro Rod in the Überleben Zünden is the composition of the alloy used, it contains an exceptional mixture of materials that produce a higher temperature spark: 5,500° F.

The higher temperature spark is more effective at starting fires, lighting stoves and barbeques in any weather and at any altitude -  rain, shine, snow, or fallout.

Über essential in Many Situations

Survive, and outlast. 

The Zünden is perfect for crafting fires or emergency signals for:

  • Backpacking 
  • Hiking 
  • Camping
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Barbeques
  • Boy Scouts
Plus, it makes a handy survival tool for to keep around for everyday emergency preparedness.

The Ultimate Fire Starter

The essentials are covered

Our fire starter kit includes a sturdy ferro rod with a smooth wooden handle, a stylish mil-spec 550 paracord lanyard, a concave-toothed steel scraper that also works as a ruler, map scale, and a bottle opener.

Keep it around for 12,000 - 20,000 strikes

Depending on the size, our sturdy rods can get up to 12,000 strikes from thick 5/16" (8mm) ferrocerium rod, 15,000 strikes for the thick 3/8" (10mm) ferrocerium rod, and more than 20,000 for the konig "1/2" (13mm) ferrocerium rod.

The shower of sparks that fly off this ferro rod  with ignite a beast of a fire in no time.

Reliability in any condition

Überleben Firesteel requires no flints, lighter fluid, batteries or replacement parts. They never have to be re-supplied and they don’t jam, get damp, or fail like matches and butane lighters.

If you like to start campfires, use Überleben Firesteel to ignite tinder, cotton balls or the jute string provided works well too.

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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 583 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,819 in Sports & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Sports & Outdoors)
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