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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62 Reviews

  • 4
    works well for size

    Posted by william burgin on May 7th 2014

    A decent fire starter for the size !

  • 5

    Posted by George on Mar 28th 2014

    Don't let it's size fool you. With a little practice , this miniature fire steel will Light anything the large steels can. You just got to know what your doing.

  • 5
    Perfect diameter for gutted 550 paracord

    Posted by Raphael Frommer on Mar 20th 2014

    Cut a suitably short length of 550 paracord, remove the 7 inner strands, slip in the miniature steel, sear the ends of the cord with a flame (per usual with paracord), and string onto your keychain.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on Feb 20th 2014

    exactly what I wanted...a steel that sparks heavily, is small and easily stored in my survival kit. It came very fast (a couple days and friendly service. I don't give 5 stars very often but they deserve it!

  • 5
    Coolest thing for a tiny kit

    Posted by Philip on Feb 11th 2014

    I had trouble envisioning how small this tool would be, but it is just perfect; large enough to grip and get a lot of strikes from, but small enough to fit into even the small camp or survival kits. i was going to put a handle on it, but it works fine for me without one. I'm very happy! The fact that it arrived in no time at all is just a bonus.

  • 5
    Bought many time

    Posted by Gene McCallister on Feb 10th 2014

    Great price and fast shipping. Will be back again. Great value for your money!!

  • 5

    Posted by Bryan on Feb 1st 2014

    Awesome! Love the lil thing. Fit snug rite in the belt loop stitch holding the buckle. Always have it!!

  • 5
    love it

    Posted by Matthew French on Jan 22nd 2014

    Really excited to get this product. The 2 inch rod fits nicely in my wallet. I also ordered one for every one of my family's bug out bags. Great price, great product, and I received it in the mail 3 days after I ordered it. Was very pleased to also receive instructions. Highly recommend.

  • 5
    Great Product!

    Posted by Joseph Lindvall on Jan 20th 2014

    I bought several of these steels. I was worried that they might be to small to be able to use affectively. But no they work great! I am gonna keep one in my wallet and one in every emergency kit and backpacking stuff I have.

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