The fire steel or ferro rod has become the most dependable and reliable fire lighter for wilderness use. It has now become standard issue in aircrew and special forces survival kits. It's ability to give a consistent shower of 3000 degree sparks under all conditions make it the ultimate fire starter in our books. We are very pleased to have these fire steels made here in the UK. Using the very best quality ferro rods we have plastic handled ones and hand made antler ones with brass lining to the thong tube. Each fire steel has a steel striker included.