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Stuff We Like: 5.11 Ferro Knife

Strike your knife against a piece of flint, and you create a spark to start a fire. Don’t have a piece of flint? No worries if you have the 5.11 Ferro Knife ($32,, a stainless-steel blade with an integrated Ferro rod.

This 2-inch blade has a 3-inch handle that fits comfortably in your hand, and if you want to use it to ignite some tinder, pull out the Ferro rod that stores in the handle. A Ferro rod is made of a combination of metals and chemical elements that spark when scratched.

The knife also comes with a sheath and wrist lanyard to easily carry it around. Remember to follow pocketknife safety rules; knives are tools, not toys. Get properly trained before you carry one.

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