Product Review: Waxed Cotton Fire Starters

The Defensive Training Group

Every now and again, I find a great little survival product on ebay that actually performs like it’s supposed to, is very reasonably priced, and gives you the confidence you’re looking for in a survival product.

In this case, it’s a Fire Starter – Tinder that’s homemade by the seller, and sold exclusively on ebay, who goes by ‘halfpint45’.  He offers it in several variations of numbers and two configurations.

      Option A – $10.97

        Option 2 – $10.35 shipped

One has jute interwoven and the other does not.  They’re extremely light, waterproof, and, if one used an entire piece, would last longer than vaseline infused cotton balls, and are a hell of a lot less messy.

I ordered the larger 50 pack of the ‘plain jane model,’ (full disclosure) and included a few of the jute interwoven for me to try out.  (Full disclosure – I had told…

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