Petromax Fire Plunger
Product no.: 790229
Independent Compression Fire Lighter by Petromax
Making fire the reliable and original way, no matter where the journey is heading: The Petromax Fire Plunger combines century-old technology and compact handling in one device. Due to the strong air compression when pressing down the plunger forcefully into the plunger body, the tinder inside is brought to a glow. Move this glow and thus light your campfire or outdoor kitchen. The Fire Plunger is shorter than a hand in length and is stowed in the practical transport pouch. It fits in any kind of luggage and can also be carried along comfortably in the trouser pocket. Containers for tinder and lubricant are placed at the respective ends of plunger and plunger body and are thus optimally protected from moisture. After fitting tinder onto the plunger top it is ready to use. In addition, inside the plunger a firesteel is placed and provides a solid ignition option.
Reliable ignition everywhere
Whether on climbing tour in the mountains, when walking in the woods or during camping in the wilderness: With the Petromax Fire Plunger you can light a warming fire or cooking place in any surroundings. As energy independent ignition source and regardless of weather conditions it is your faithful friend for starting a fire on your own. Shorter than a hand in length the Petromax Fire Plunger easily fits in any luggage and thus provides the ignition spark for your adventure.
Compressed fire power
The thoroughly designed Fire Plunger cleverly combines a century old fire-starting method. The traditional way to light tinder in a hollow cylinder by means of air compression was already known to indigenous people. This technique is revived with the Petromax Fire Plunger and is as simple as it is effective: The plunger is fitted with tinder and pressed down forcefully into the plunger body. Due to the arising air pressure and the heat of up to 400 °C you light the tinder and thus a ball of tinder or a fireplace provided in no time – without electricity, igniter or any other means. As an additional ignition option you can use the firesteel that is stowed inside the plunger. It guarantees a sparking fire start.
A nice handful
The high-grade black anodised Petromax Fire Plunger consists of plunger and plunger body. Tinder and lubricant for smooth ignition you can find in the containers at the respective ends. They are well secured through threaded caps. When you unscrew the tinder container from the plunger you can remove the additional firesteel. The Fire Plunger itself can be stowed compactly in the appropriate transport pouch. That way it is ensured that nothing is lost and the Petromax Fire Plunger is fully prepared for repeated ignition use.
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Petromax Petromax Fire Plunger. Item Nr.: plgx
Weight 82 g
size 19 x 10 x 4,3 cm