tinderZIP adds emergency firestarter to any zipper


Just when I thought I’d seen every product for stashing survival items on one’s person, I ran across TinderZIP by Exotac. It’s a clever little product that not only is an easy-to-install replacement zipper pull, the cord portion also includes a waterproof flammable core that provides a 60 second burn time when lit to help start a fire in the event of an emergency. Just snip the cord, pull out the core and you’re ready to create some heat and light.  Made in the USA, TinderZIP can be added to jackets, bags, tents or just about any item with a zipper.  Available in two colors, black (pictured) and orange, TinderZIP is $8.95 for a package of five. Visit ExoTac for more info.

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3 comments… add one
  • joe six-pack August 16, 2016, 7:47 pm

    Gosh I remember when people DID NOT want their clothes to burn. What happens if you’re a smoker and drop your hot coals down your front… just grab your flaming zipper to get your jacket off. I’m buying 2, they will make great April fools.

    • RainyDayInterns August 17, 2016, 10:25 am

      Probably should quit smoking 🙂

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