FireSteel Miniature

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0.135 Ounces
  • Our FireSteel Mini rods are 3/20" diameter x 2" long.  (Calipers, Magnesium bar, moss and bits of bark not included.)
  • A very small FireSteel that people put in small survival kits
  • You could put these small firesteels in a homemade Altoid Tin survival kit


The Mini FireSteel a popular FireSteel ideal for ultra small survival kits where you want a reliable means of making sparks to start fires that fits a minimum of space.

Don't let our Mini FireSteel fool you - it makes plenty of sparks to start a fire when you need one because it is made of the same special ferrocerium formula used by its larger FireSteel relatives.

This Miniature FireSteel is just 3/20 of an inch thick and 2 inches long. This FireSteel is about as thin and short as you can go yet still give a good shower of sparks for firemaking.

FireSteel Specifications

  • Size: 3/20 inch diameter by 2 inches long (3.8 x 50.8mm).
  • Weight: .135 ounces (3.84 grams).
  • 5500 F (3000 C) sparks that will start a fire in the toughest conditions.
  • Composition: premium firesteel metals.


  • Genuine FireSteel.
  • Premium Firesteel formula that creates excellent sparks for a rod of this size.
  • Easy to use and very safe (Common sense required when using any firemaking gear).
  • Premium firesteel formula that takes your firesteel firemaking to a whole new level.
  • 5500 F (3000 C) sparks that will start a fire in the toughest conditions.

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Additional Information

Common Uses:
EDC tins, survival kits, keychains, wallets and purses
Weight Comparison:
Approximately 118.1 FireSteel Rods per Pound of Weight
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63 Reviews

  • 5
    Firesteel miniatures

    Posted by William Thomas on Oct 19th 2019

    A very nice product, and works very well.

  • 5
    Better than I hoped!

    Posted by Cynthia on Feb 19th 2019

    I purchased the tiniest rods and expected that they'd be fragile as a consequence. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality. I've heard great things about - and now I know that it was not simply hot air!

  • 5
    Should of purchased a long time ago

    Posted by Kirk in Missouri on Nov 29th 2015

    My BOB, along with my wife's, needed the addition of fire steels. After research I found the best regarded steels came from Firesteel.Com. I ordered a couple of steels and scrapers. And the shipping charge was only $4.95 (a place where most business charge $$ for their handling and packaging). In 3 days the order was in my mailbox!!! To my surprise, they arrived in a very small pkg and once opened, found the steels wrapped in an 81/2 x 11 pice of paper.......which was the instructions on how to best use your steels. I found that this "packaging" was totally bulk, no fuzzy marketing.......just common sense that keeps the cost to the customer at a minimum. I really appreciate this!!! But the best part are the steels themselves........WOW. Talk about a HOT SPARK. My only concern was that I didn't order any magnesium at the same time. But this company ROCKS. Just check out the reviews. And no, I have no affiliation with this company. I just like giving credit where credit is due. Thanks for a great product!!!! Kirk

  • 5
    Best for Altoid and Mini Kits

    Posted by James from Canada on Apr 2nd 2015

    I ordered this along with the Micro and the Tiny, I would suggest that this is the smallest you go with if you want a small fire steel for mini survival kits.

  • 5
    Great Mini Firesteel, Excellent Service

    Posted by Ken on Feb 25th 2015

    Works great ordered 50 pcs to make mini fire kits for Boy Scouts. Is just the right size for mini survival kits

  • 5

    Posted by Derek on Feb 20th 2015

    This thing is little. I superglued mine to the side of a mini bic as a back up. Practiced using it to light a vaseline impregnated cotton ball and the sparks started it right up in 17 degree weather. I used the back of the blade of a Spyderco ladybug with locking blade. Worked great! Very small, well rounded fire kit! I also used it to light my alcohol stove in 17 degree weather. Noticed that it didn't throw the sparks quite as far as my much larger firesteel but worked none the less. I will be ordering more of these!

  • 4
    excellent products, excellent company,good state motto

    Posted by Unknown on Jan 6th 2015

    great product, fast shipping even over the holiday,have purchased from this company before have never had any problems with their products. Probably some of the best prices on the internet. I only give it 4 stars because I never give anything 5 stars there's always room for improvement. Most went towards christmas gifts. Have used their products in the past have always been able to make a fire. Really need to use there stryker or use a good carbon steel knives 4 best Sparks.

  • 5
    what can i say?

    Posted by Ron on Nov 27th 2014

    I ordered some mini ferro rods, they are exactly what I wanted. Perfect gift for anyone from a boy scout to the most serious, hard core survivalist. Thanks firesteel!

  • 5
    miniature fire steels.

    Posted by Unknown on Nov 10th 2014

    Very small and powerful steels, great for EDC tins or survival kits

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