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Boker Plus Fire Starter 09BO778

A few days ago I was wandering around my local gun shop and I came across this fire steel, the Boker Plus Fire Starter (09BO778) I like that it comes with a ball chain and a case, although I think that case is easy to loose when not attached to the chain, but anyway, it looks really cool.

The striker, as usual for this things, doesn’t really work very well. I think it is better to strike it with the back of the saw of your multi-tool / Swiss army knife. It also includes a small compass, which in my opinion is not something that I would trust my life to.

In general I am happy with the purchase, it works as it should. Personally I need to really work on my skills for survival / camping stuff because it took me a while to actually start a fire with this, but the product is not be blamed for that.

  • Diameter: 1.7 cm
  • Length: 11.8 cm
  • Fire Steel Diameter: 8 mm
  • Fire Steel Length: 6.3 cm

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