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Solo Scientific Tinder HOT Box Solar Fire Starter

Solo Scientific Inc

Solo Scientific Tinder HOT Box Solar Fire Starter


  EAN 804879487166
Weight: 114 g         3 reviews
The Solo Scientific Solar Fire Starter is a tough, well-designed fire-lighting tool which doubles as a pocket-sized storage box for your tinder. Machined from solid aircraft-grade aluminium, the Solar Fire Starter features a polished parabolic mirror which can be used to light various forms of tinder simply by harnessing the sun's rays. This tool is favoured by Ray for its compact size, considered design and ultra-strong build.

The Solo Scientific Fire Starter comprises three simple components: a parabolic mirror; an airtight, watertight lid; and a tinder holder arm. To use this tool, simply remove the sealed lid, unclip the tinder holder arm and place it in the upright position in the centre of the mirror. Insert your tinder of choice into the expandable slot on the arm, and you're ready to go. When angled correctly, the parabolic mirror focuses the reflected rays of the sun into a singular point, achieving temperatures high enough to ignite your tinder.

This tool works well with a wide range of natural tinder materials, as well as pieces of char cloth or fuel tablets. When not in use, the tinder arm can be securely stowed on the underside of the lid. The lid itself also functions as an emergency signalling mirror, thanks to its polished surface. Lastly, the outside of the Solar Fire Starter is knurled for grip.

  • Tinder storage box with integrated solar fire starter
  • Rubber O-ring seal provides an airtight, watertight closure
  • Lid can also be used as a signal mirror
  • Material: Aluminium
  • Dimensions: 64 x 19 mm
  • Weight: 114 g
  • Made in the USA
  • Comes with instructions

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Product Reviews

Solo Scientific Tinder HOT Box Solar Fire Starter is rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

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  1 of 3

  Brilliant piece of equipment!  

  Ed Healey
2nd July, 2019

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 3

  I used a bit of homemade char cloth and it ignited in a couple of seconds, impressive. Having said that I used it on one of those rare days we had a sunny day but I think this is a very good and helpful bit of kit.  

  Mark Dunning
27th April, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 3

  Works brilliantly with home-made fungus charcoal. Disappointing results at night and during the 'English summer'.  

  John Everett
17th June, 2016

Rated: 4/5

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