Altoid Tin Fire Piston Kit Camping Hunting Survival Prepper Scouts etsy

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CampfirePiston Altoids SIZE tin Kit. This is not a actual Altoids tin but its the same size. This kit comes with a all Aluminum Fire Piston, Char Cloth & Two extra orings . If you have any questions Just send me a message Thank you for looking

Fire Piston Consists of a hollow cylinder ranging in length from about 3 to 6 inches sealed at one end and open at the other. A piston with an airtight circular seal ( o-ring) is fitted into the cylinder
The compression of the air when the piston is quickly rammed into the cylinder causes the interior temperature to rise sharply to 500°F This is hot enough for the char cloth in the piston face to ignite. The piston is then quickly withdrawn, before the now-burning tinder depletes the available oxygen inside the cylinder. The smoldering char cloth can then be removed from the face of the piston and transferred to a larger nest of fine kindling material, such as Kapok Jute Twine, Paper Towel , birch shavings, etc. The ember is then fanned or blown upon vigorously to create a flame, at which time various stages of larger kindling can be added until built into a proper fire

Great for Camping Backpacking Hunting Fishing Boy Scouts

The Piston is made of 6061 Aluminum

What you Get

1 Aluminum Fire Piston
2 Altoid Size Tin
3 Extra Orings
4 Char Cloth
5 Instructions how to use the Fire Piston
6 Instructions how to make Char Cloth
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Average review
I like the piston. It works. I watched videos on YouTube to learn how to use it. This is very light and made out of aluminium this will probably last longer than the wooden ones. The char cloth goes into the little hole at the end of the inner piston and gets pushed into the piston. The pressure ignites the fire.
Mar 5, 2015 by Patricia O

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