What is Insta-Fire?
Insta-Fire is a patented blend of volcanic rock, wood pellets, and paraffin wax. This patented formula is what makes Insta-Fire water resistant for use in even the most severe weather.
What is Insta-Fire used for? Anytime, anywhere, a fire is needed Insta-Fire provides a safe, clean, environmentally friendly way to start that fire.
Why do I need Insta-Fire? If you ever light a fire, need a fire, cook with fire, then you need Insta-Fire. Insta-Fire 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, you will need Insta-fire, at least once in your journey.
How much fire does Insta-Fire produce? Insta-Fire produces a 10 - 14 inch high flame for 15-30 minutes depending on conditions and amount used.
How Fast does it light? Light time of ½ to 1 second, depending on the humidity and type of match or lighter used it can take up to 5 seconds. It will light similar to lighting an ordinary candle.
Is Insta-Fire dangerous - Will it explode? Insta-Fire is NOT a combustible therefore there is no explosion hazard, due to the wax substance it is recommended that Insta-fire be kept in a cool dry place or the wax will melt above 150 degrees.
Does Insta-Fire work if it gets wet? Due to the wax substance Insta-fire is water resistant it will work if it gets wet.
Can I extinguish Insta-Fire and then re-use it? Yes, you can smother the fire and then re-use Insta-fire at your own time.
Does Insta-Fire work in the wind or will it blow out? You do have to shield Insta-fire from the wind when you first light it, however Insta-Fire will burn in winds in upwards of 30 MPH once it is lit.
Will Insta-Fire boil water? Yes, Insta-Fire will boil 2 cups of water in 15 minutes or less (usually less). We recommend using a lid on the pot for a faster boil.
How hot is the flame Insta-Fire produces? Because of the unique nature of Insta-Fire the flame is over 900 degrees, that is why it will boil water so fast.
Is there an odour? Yes, there is an odour, we use Pine, Aspen and Fir wood pellets that makes a lovely pine scent, there is also an slight odour from the wax substance much like a candle burning.
Can I cook with Insta-Fire? Yes, as with most wood fires you can cook with the flame. Just allow proper ventilation to flame and watch your food closely as Insta-Fire produces a very hot flame.
If my fire is going out can I add more to it? Yes, you can add more Insta-Fire to any fire just as long as you don’t smother the flame when pouring. However, if you do smother it, simply re-light
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