Bushcraft parabolic mirror tinder fire lighters.
SOLAR POWERED LIGHTER
£7.00p for three
Highly-polished chrome like finished plastic with steel spring.
97mm in diameter and 3mm thick.
Requires no maintenance, just protect from scratches.
Folds up to be pocket sized, would require a protective case.
Weighs approx 24 grams.
The parabolic mirror design focuses the powerful sun's rays into what is placed in the cradle.
You can use it to light cigarettes or tinder for a fire, such as char cloth, hay, fungi, birch bark etc.
The reverse can be used as a signal mirror.
Sunlight, or the lack of, in the UK is not ideal for these lighters.
When it does start to ignite however, avoid looking directly at the ignition point.