The original Fire Starting Tool manufactured by Doan Machinery & Equipment Co., Inc. in the USA. Soon after its inception in 1973, it became standard issue in the survival pack of F16 fighter pilots. Today, it's still the go-to survival tool carried by hunters, backpackers, and outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. It'll soon be commissioned in your emergency pack as a reliable source of flames. Simply scrape shavings from Magnesium Bar into tinder pile, then strike sparking insert side with knife to generate sparks that ignite magnesium shavings.