The sparkie fire starter features a lightweight, unique, patented one-hand operation for convenient fire starting in all conditions. Features a retractable flint-based bar with built-in carbide striker that will light over a hundred fires. Designed for precision - sparks can be directionally targeted. Ultra lightweight and compact weighs less than one ounce and fits comfortably in your pocket. The sparkie generated sparks three times hotter than that of a ordinary match.