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Wetfire Tinder

Wetfire Tinder
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Waterproof fire tinder. All-weather tinder with 5 year shelf life and 100% reliable ignition every time.

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UST Wet Fire Tinder

You've probably never seen anything like this! The perfect accompaniment to any fire starter, WetFire tinder can help you get a blaze going even in a downpour. In fact you will find, these amazing cubes actually burn longer when wet!

WetFire tinder was born from the need for a universal lighting material that was safe, easy-to-carry, and unaffected by wind or water. You might not be like the elite military troops for whom is was designed, but you can be prepared like them. If you are into the outdoors and find yourself hiking, camping, or backpacking, you never know where you might end up and in what kind of weather. You need something that will light a fire in a rainstorm if needed, but even better are the bonuses of it being nontoxic and extinguishing instantly.

Ultimate Survival Technologies WetFire tinder is hands-down the best fire-starting tinder material available anywhere in the world. It is individually packaged in a lightweight solid cube form that can't leak or foul up your other gear. It leaves none of the residue of other petroleum-based products and is non-toxic and has virtually no odor. The tinder cubes burn with almost no smoke and can be started even in high winds and nasty weather. In fact, the tinder burns while floating in water, and burns longer when wet.

WetFire tinder burns at over 1,300 degrees yet cools almost instantly when you snuff it out. A small pile of shavings is enough to start a campfire, warm your hands, or pre-heat a backpacking stove. You will always want to have some of these cubes available when you go outdoors.

While WetFire was developed for military personnel, but now you can benefit from this amazing fire starting tinder. For decades, mountain climbing meant struggling with gooey fire starting gels trying to light your stove at high altitude. Not only messy, these gels are hard to use. At high altitude you have enough to worry about without wasting energy trying to light an uncooperative stove. With WetFire tinder, you wont ever have this problem again. Just sprinkle a small amount of tinder shavings around the backpacker stove, and it lights instantly.

Even if you're not in the military, and don't plan to climb Everest, WetFire tinder will help you start any fire. Use it to light your backyard barbecue, or to start a fire in your living room fireplace. Be the envy of your friends when only you can start the late night beach bonfire.

Available in packs of 8.

Tinder Specifications

Material: Classified
Weight: .16oz (4.5 g) per cube
QTY: 8 individually wrapped cubes per package
Color: White


  1. Find an area of firm ground or a large piece of bark for your fire pit. Make sure area is clear of anything you do not want to burn
  2. Open package and remove Wetfire cube. Scrape the surface of the cube to create a small pile of shavings.
  3. Place the prepared tinder in center of fire pit with kindling and fuel already nearby. Use a fire starter or flint striker to ignite the Wetfire tinder.
  4. Add small twigs, leaves, grass and other kindling, followed by large sticks and logs for the main fuel source.
  5. For poor kindling or wet conditions, plan to use a full cube. If a cube gets wet, scrape into the center for the shavings and then light. Burn rate will vary upon conditions.

*Note* - Partial cubes may be stored and used within 3 months. For best results, add unused tinder to plastic bag or secured container. Never store open tinder with other ignition sources like matches or lighters.

Manufacturer Part#: 20-1wg0412

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