InstaFire Fire Starter Packs

Our InstaFire Fire Starters is the natural outdoorsman's fire starter. Whether you are starting a fire while backpacking, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, in your fireplace or fire pit, or even to...
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Our InstaFire Fire Starters is the natural outdoorsman's fire starter. Whether you are starting a fire while backpacking, snowmobiling, hiking, camping, in your fireplace or fire pit, or even to store for your own emergency preparedness plan, Instafire is even safe to store near food.  InstaFire is your go-to fire starting tool in almost any condition. It's also very lightweight. 

Each pouch weighs only 1.75 oz and has enough product for up to 32 fires (depending on how wet and small your wood is).

Fire Starter features:

  • Lights wet wood (Burns up to 1000 degrees)
  • NON-TOXIC: made from environmentally friendly ingredients* (safe near food!)
  • Lights in mutiple weather conditions (snow, light rain, sleet, semi-high winds)
  • Sustains winds up to 20-30MPH once lit
  • Lights wet  or dry wood easily

How to light: Small Tinder & Dry Wood

  • use 1/4 of 1 pouch (about a small handful)
  • Let burn for 10-15 min

How to light: Large Tinder or Wet Wood

  • Use 1/2 of 1 pouch (about a small handful)
  • Let burn for 7-10 min with a temperature around 500 degrees F

 

FAQS

What is Instafire?

InstaFire is a patented blend of volcanic rock, wood pellets, and paraffin wax. This patented formula is what makes InstaFire water resistant for use in even the most severe weather such as rain, snow or high winds. Anytime, anywhere, a fire is needed Instafire provides a safe, clean, environmentally friendly way to start a fire. Have you ever tried to light wood that has been rained or snow on? It can be difficult. InstaFire solves this issue as it burns at nearly 1000 degrees and will dry out your wet wood. If you ever light a fire, need a fire, cook with fire, or start charcoal, then you need InstaFire. InstaFire was designed as an emergency fire starter.

How fast does it light?

Instafire has a light time of ½ to1 second, depending on the humidity and type of match or lighter used it can take up to 3 seconds. It will light similar to lighting an ordinary candle and slowly build in intensity.

What is Instafire used for?

If you ever light a fire, need a fire, cook with fire, or start charcoal, then you need Instafire. Instafire was designed as an emergency fire starter. If you are back packing, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, survival, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, skiing, mountain climbing, four wheeling, any thing to do with the outdoors or in your fireplace, take InstaFire with you so you know you can have a fire in virtually any condition.

How much fire does it produce?

½ cup (the amount in 1 single use pouch) of InstaFire produces a 8-10 inch high flame for 10-15 minutes depending on conditions. If you need a longer burn time, simply add more Instafire.

Can I light Instafire with a magnesium striker?

Yes, InstaFire normally requires a heat source of higher than 425 degrees like a match or a lighter, however if you scrape off a little of the magnesium then spark it – the magnesium will light and then light the Instafire.

Can I use Instafire in my fireplace or wood burning stove?

Yes, InstaFire is so safe, you can use it in your fireplace and wood stove. It will light similar to a candle with no flareups and gradually grow in intensity. It will easily dry out wet wood and create the proper draw up the chimney or flue.

Can I use Instafire in my fireplace or wood burning stove?

Yes, InstaFire is so safe, you can use it in your fireplace and wood stove. It will light similar to a candle with no flareups and gradually grow in intensity. It will easily dry out wet wood and create the proper draw up the chimney or flue.

Is Instafire dangerous - Will it explode?

InstaFire is NOT a combustible, therefore there is no explosive hazard, due to the wax substance it is recommended that Instafire be kept in a cool dry place or the wax will melt above 150 degrees.

Will Instafire boil water & can I cook with it?

Yes, ½ cup of InstaFire will boil 2 cups of water in 15 minutes or less. Recommend using a lid on your pot for a faster boil. It is also safe to cook food and 1 cup of InstaFire will burn for 20 – 30 minutes, with occasionally stirring, and burn at nearly 1000 degrees. Just allow proper ventilation to flame.

 

Food Storage Shelf Life

Sealed Shelf Life

If not otherwise stated in product description the usual shelf lives of our products are:

25 Years* - Non-Meat Products

15 Years* - Meat Products

Opened and Re-Sealed Shelf Life

6-12 Months*

*Shelf life based on optimal storage conditions.

Proper Storage Guide

To reach the maximum shelf life, your food storage products should be stored in an environment with temperatures ranging between 55°-70° F.  Ideal storing conditions are in a cool, dark, dry environment where the product will be protected from moisture, oxygen, and sunlight.  Excellent storing locations are in (but not limited to) closets, under beds and in basements.  All stated shelf life is based on proper storage of your emergency food products.

Storing your freeze dried products in a location with extreme temperatures, high humidity or an area where oxygen, sunlight and/or moisture may contact your product, will decrease the shelf life.  After opening to consume, you should continue to store the product in optimal conditions with the white plastic lid secured or mylar bag resealed.  Limit the amount of time you allow your foods to be exposed to air and light, doing so will help maximize the opened food shelf life.

Protect Your Food Investment

Taking proper care of your food storage will help ensure you have great tasting, nutritious foods when a disaster or time of emergency strikes.  Our food storage products are designed for long-term storage.  By following proper storage guidelines, you can have the assurance that your food storage will keep its delicious taste and high quality for many years to come. 

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