Since 1944, Smokey Bear has promoted a message of preventing unwanted human-caused wildfires. A portion of the proceeds from officially licensed Smokey Bear merchandise helps fund the nationwide wildfire prevention campaign.
The Scout Slimline: Designed for the 3 day hike, this minimalist’s bracelet provides you the tools to strike a fire, signal for help with the alert whistle, and cut or carve with the non-dulling ceramic blade. Plus 10-15 feet of paracord that makes up the outer part of the bracelet can be used for many purposes.
How do I choose the right size? Sizing- Bracelets come in 4 sizes. The size is based off your wrist measurement. Choose the size that fits your measurement. (use a cloth ruler or a string/ruler to find diameter of wrist) Small- Fits sizes 6.25" to 7" wrists Medium- Fits 7" to 7.5" wrists Large- Fits 7.5" to 8" wrists XLarge- Fits 8" to 8.75" wrists (Measure twice, buy once. We are not responsible if the size delivered does not fit your wrist. Bracelets are made to be accurate to the nearest half inch.) Overview of what is included:
1- Nylon Strands: 7 strands each made up of 2 twisted strings. Utilize the inner strands of paracord sheath as fishing line, sutures, floss, repair thread, etc. Each bracelet includes 150-225 feet of cordage.
2- *Fire Steel Ferro Rod. Located inside the buckle of the bracelet. Removable, secured inside buckle. TIPS: To start a fire scrape slowly to shave off black coating and allow the shards to spread over your tinder. Once exposing the silver core, strike quickly to create sparks into nest of fine tinder, provide oxygen flow by blowing into the base of flame.
3- *Ceramic Striker Blade and Cutting Tool. Located inside the buckle and also removable. Non-Dulling, Razor Sharp, Concealed, Non-Metallic. Create Fire: Use to scrape ferro shards. Use to fillet fish, cut open packages, or as a surgical blade TIPS: Remove to improvise in other survival methods.
4- *Emergency Whistle: high pitch, with improvised storage space. TIP: Signal for help: One whistle blast, "where are you", two blasts, "come here", three blasts, "help me". Or signal the SOS distress call with 3 short, 3 long, & 3 short blasts.