4DB Ferro Rod and Striker – Designed for Ease of Use by Everyone

4DB Ferro Rod and Striker – Designed for Ease of Use by Everyone

In this video my wife Tawny demonstrates just how easy it is to make a fire using 4DB Ferro Rod and Striker matching Osage Orange handle set

Matching Osage Orange Ferro Rod & Striker


With this unique fire kit set up anyone can start a fire from the kiddos to elderly, handicap to the inexperienced woodsman or woods woman. The striker takes minimal downward pressure as Tawny demonstrates.
With the addition to the quality of our 5″x1/2″ ferro rods https://4directionsbushcraft.com/product/huge-ferro-rods/
and our all natural Fire Dust tinder

4DB Fire Dust


starting a sustainable and reliable fire has never been easier.
You have fun out there and we will see you on the next video.

Please look for our Black Friday Sale where our 5″x1/2″ ferro rods are only $9.50 ea. and our Osage Orange HSS Strikers will only be $19. both while supplies last. Sale will end at 12am on Saturday. Thank you.

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New Products Available at 4DB

New Products Available at 4DB

These Basswood spindle and hearth board bow drill friction fire kits are hand crafted by Mike Parker Bows and 4DB. Each has been tested for reliability, ease of use and functionality. Basswood is a very soft wood and make a great amount of dust and therefor a large ember. If your a beginner at bow drill friction fire, a teacher who needs supplies or you just want a bow drill set that you can always rely on then this is the set for you. Each set has its own unique look and burn test on it. Each set also comes with a 4DB large cotton bag, 57″ hank of tarred bank line, 57″ hank of 550 paracord line and a Osage Orange barring block hand hold.
Even in the rain and high humidity this set has no problem at all creating a huge ember. These kits are perfect for Teaching, survival, prepping and even older or disabled people due to the ease of use. These sets can produce an ember within 30-35 sec. when practiced.
Thank you and have fun out there.

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We are very excited to introduce a new fire kit pouch from PoBoy Gear that is going to be offered on https://4directionsbushcraft.com/
These hand made genuine leather pouches with white tail deer antler toggle are of fantastic quality and are made to last, just like the 4DB product your used to. We will also be offering authentic goat skin tinder pouches from PoBoy Gear available soon.
Also stay tuned for our 2000 sub GAW which will be held soon as well.
Thank you all very much and have fun out there.

~Chris

4 Directions Bushcraft

4DB Ferro Rod Striker Fatwood Combo GAW!

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It’s Giveaway time everybody!!
In honor of our new logo and new website we are giving away a 4DB Ferro Rod striker fatwood combo

Ferro Rod Striker Fatwood Combo

To win and give yourself 15 chances do the following steps:4db ferro striker yt pic

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2 – Comment on the blog that introduces this GAW. Let us know what you think about 4DB! You will see a clickable option within the blog below

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That is it, if you do those three things below, your name will be entered in 15 times to win! Good Luck!!
This contest will run until Sunday 8-28-16!!

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Hand Crafted Osage Orange handles for ferro rods and strikers

Not only are these fantastic HSS Strikers suburb for striking ferrocerium rods but can easily be used for processing tinder, creating Maya dust from fatwood and many other outdoor tasks. Multi use, light weight, strong, reliable and effective with these necessary attributes the HSS Striker remains one of my favorite tools while in the outdoors. I have one that stays in a small pouch on the side of my pack and goes with me everywhere. I have continued to rely on these for years and the main reason is for there simplicity of use. It takes no effort to utilize this effective tool.

Years ago I had always leaned toward the back of my modified Mora knife that I had ground down with a file to form a sharp ninety degree edge that would be efficient in striking my ferro rod. This became a quick thing of the past when I discovered the HSS Striker and how effective the were. I could now easily start a fire in nearly any weather condition without risking damage to my knife or excessive wear on my ferro rod.

 

 

Not only are these beautifully made with Osage Orange wood but they are extremely durable. Osage Orange is a very hard wood with minimal shrinkage. But as all wood shrinks when it dries so does this useful resource but we take careful measures to seal the ends of our products so they will not crack. We harvest all of our resources with care including Osage Orange. This resource is very carefully picked as it can not be made into useful handles when freshly cut and green. Instead it must be either dried for six to eight months or cut while dead standing. If harvested at the perfect time the wood is able to be used as is but on the other hand if harvested to late the wood is near decay and will have significant cracking rendering it useless for crafting.

-Chris

4 Directions Bushcraft