FAQ: The Firebiner
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What colors are available and when do I need to decide?

The red color in the prototypes is not available in the titanium coating. One of the prototypes was anodized aluminum and the other powder-coated stainless steel. We will be offering 4 colors now since we surpassed our first stretch goal: Black, Blue, Gold and now Silver. We can offer another color Red/Blue Metallic when we surpass our next stretch goal. After the campaign has ended we will reach out to everyone so you can tell us which color(s) you want. Last updated: Thu, Sep 29 2016 7:57 pm EDT

How hot is the spark?

We have not yet tested how hot of a spark we can get but will update as soon as we get that info. Last updated: Tue, Sep 13 2016 11:45 am EDT

Will the Firebiner come with replaceable ferro rods and will Zippo flints work?

Yes, it will have two extra replaceable rods in addition to the one installed in the Firebiner itself. More replacement rods will be available at OutdoorElement.com. We did test the Zippo replacement flints and they will not work. They are just slightly too wide in diameter and they are too short to be that useful anyway. Our ferro rods will be much longer, over 2.5 times longer so hopefully you won't need to change them out that often. We are still testing how long one ferro rod will last, but it is definitely a lot of sparks worth. Last updated: Thu, Sep 29 2016 10:59 am EDT

What happens if the safety blade brakes?

Contact us athttp://www.outdoorelement.com/contact/ for a replacement blade, and screw if needed. Last updated: Tue, Sep 13 2016 11:45 am EDT

Where do I get a vial like the one shown in the picture?

We hope to offer one as a stretch goal, so get all your friends to back us. Last updated: Tue, Sep 13 2016 11:45 am EDT

How will you ship product?

Very carefully. :) Using USPS. Last updated: Tue, Sep 13 2016 11:45 am EDT

Why is international shipping so expensive?

Unfortunately, it is just that costly. However, we are not increasing shipping cost if you order more, so the higher the pledge the lower the shipping cost as a percent of the product cost. Last updated: Tue, Sep 13 2016 11:45 am EDT

What are the product dimensions?

Dimensions: 3.11” x 1.42” x 0.38”; Weight: 1 oz Last updated: Thu, Sep 15 2016 4:22 pm EDT

Will the Firebiner cut through a seatbelt?

Yes. Check out the video added to the campaign. Mike was having too much fun. Last updated: Mon, Sep 19 2016 11:28 am EDT

What is the Kodiak sizing.

Small: 5.75 - 6.38 inches Medium: 63.8 - 7.38 inches Large: 7.38 - 8.38 inches Measure your wrist with a cloth measuring tape or piece of paper. If you are close, go a size up since sweat, blood and adventure may cause the braid to swell just a bit. Last updated: Tue, Sep 20 2016 11:34 am EDT

For the stretch goal of the Vial, can I simply add to my pledge for an additional Firebiner so that I have the minimum of 3 to get the free vial?

Yes, just simply add $10 per extra vial to your pledge and message me so I can notate the system and, if you have at least 3 Firebiners pledged, then you will get the vial once we meet the $75,000 stretch goal. Yes, they will all be shipped together at one time. Last updated: Thu, Sep 29 2016 7:58 pm EDT

Can I get the vial even if I don't have 3 Firebiners pledged?

Yes, you will be able to add the vial for a small additional pledge at the end of the campaign. We are figuring out all those details now. Last updated: Sat, Oct 8 2016 11:08 am EDT

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