Sparkie Fire Starters are made to help people stay warm and comfortable under extreme weather conditions. These compact and lightweight fire starters can be carried around with ease on arduous outdoor trips and are one of the ultimate survival items. Engaging the striker is a simple process. Simply press down on the button with your thumb. The internal tungsten carbide striker will do the rest. Weighs less than 28 g (1 ounce) and comes in a compact package.