The Ultimate Survival Technologies Sparkie Fire Starter features one-handed operation in a lightweight and compact design. Can be used in the most adverse weather conditions and works even if wet. Weighs less than one ounce. Features a reconfigured striker tab enclosure and spark bar. The compact body has a rubberized grip wrap allowing maximum control and comfort during use. Operated by pressing down on the thumb tab, which houses the striker, and plunging the striker down the mischmetal spark bar. The striker is set at the perfect angle to achieve maximum sparks and requires less force than traditional flint and steel two-handed fire starters.