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Light My Fire SL3 Knife

Item #: 82792

Our Price: $29.99

The Light My Fire® SL3 Knife is a complete survival kit, weighing only 2.7 oz. With a knife developed by Tool Logic, incorporating the Swedish Firesteel from Light My Fire, it's an integrated approach to camping, survival and rescue. A razor-sharp blade with a spear point shape, an all-weather Firesteel fire starter and a loud emergency whistle makes the SL3 the natural choice for all outdoor activities. The blade has sufficient curve for most field chores and can be opened and closed with one hand. The 50/50 serrations add utility in both cutting and sawing. The SL3 is not only well thought out, it is rugged enough to live up to its slogan: Built for Life.
  • Built-in Firesteel fire starter.
  • 3.1 inch blade, 50/50 serrated.
  • Spear-tip point.
  • Can be opened and closed with one hand.
  • Emergency whistle.
  • Lanyard with fluorescent clip.
  • Belt clip.
  • Knife blade includes custom contour section, optimized for use with Firesteel.

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Light My Fire SL3 Knife
 
4.6

(based on 10 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Good weight (9)
  • Comfortable grip (8)
  • Durable (8)
  • Compact (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Day trip (9)
    • Survival (8)
    • Backcountry camping (7)
    • Camping (6)
    • Road trips (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid adventurer (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

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    3.0

    Great Blade other things lacking

    By nate

    from New hampshire

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Good Weight
    • Sharp Blade

    Cons

    • Uncomfortable Grip

    Best Uses

    • Day Trips
    • Road Trips

    Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

    Basically no grip at all, the whistle actually isn't loud at all no way anyone would hear me. The blade comes out quickly when needed so I like that. Haven't tried the flint.

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    • No

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    5.0

    great survival tool

    By gonhtn1

    from Northern Illinois

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Weight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backcountry Camping
      • Campgrounds
      • Day Trips
      • Road Trips
      • Survival

      Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

      This little knife is a great tool to add to any kit. It is small and so, useful. blade comes sharp, whistle is very loud and ear shattering. The fire steel works grear as any fire steel does. All together this knife is a multi_survival_tool. I now own two, one for my wife and one for me.

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      5.0

      ready 4 anything

      By surviver

      from EARTH 2013

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Grip
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Weight

      Cons

      • Dulls Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Survival

      Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

      the flint in the handle is perfect

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Great little Knive

      By Ghiapet

      from Rolla, MO

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Grip
      • Durable
      • Easy To Use
      • Good Weight
      • Sharp Blade

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Day Trips

        Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

        Not much to say it what it says it is. Looks good, sharp, well designed. Love way they lanyard finished with glow in dark finding! I like to have few of those findings for some of my other lanyards.

        Maybe it me but I did not find the whistle very loud I can holler louder but with that said it is whistle.

        I see no problem with the firestarter rod. It locked in the knife by 2 o'rings. I would guess before it fall you use all the flint. Just check once a year that the o'rings are not getting rotten showing cracks.

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        • Yes

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        come very sharp! great pocket knife

        By woody

        from N.B

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Grip
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Good Weight
        • Sharp Blade
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backcountry Camping
          • Campgrounds
          • Day Trips
          • Survival

          Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

          i would defennetly buy it if i were you! great knife!

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          • Yes

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          5.0

          I've recommended this to our area Scouts

          By Mark the Scoutmaster

          from Panam aCity, FL

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Grip
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Great Value
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backcountry Camping
            • Campgrounds
            • Day Trips
            • River Trips
            • Road Trips
            • Survival

            Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

            I have used this knife for the past 3 years with great satisfaction. We teach fire starting to our Scouts and everyone has their own "Fire Kits". When demonstrating mine I am always asked, by adults as well as youth, where I got my knife. I bought one for my son as well and he never goes camping without it. One comment mentioned a fear of losing the firesteel. The only way you would lose it is to not put it back in its place on the knife. Once there it is very secure and will not fall out. The emergency whistle is very loud and the firesteel generates an abundance of sparks. Many fires have been started with my knife and many many more are still to come. This will make a great gift for any outdoors person.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Light My Fire SL3 Knife

            By Robin Thompson

            from Southern Louisiana

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Grip
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Weight
            • Sharp Blade
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backcountry Camping
              • Day Trips
              • Road Trips
              • Survival

              Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

              I bought this knife as a backup for my bug out bag. I have since been using it on a daily basis. Construction is a bit light weight but I've had no problems with it. It is holding it's edge well. The firestarter has a very snug hold to it so you shouldn't have problems. The whistle is loud and shrill. Overall, this is a very useful knife.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Backpacking survival knife

              By Rick

              from Lincoln CA

              About Me Military/Law Enforcement

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable Grip
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy To Use
              • Good Weight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Backcountry Camping
                • Campgrounds
                • Day Trips
                • River Trips
                • Survival

                Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

                I have not used the knife yet on a trip. I'm in the process of gearing up. The only thing I did not like about this knife was it had no sharp edge when I got it. It is light and compact, you don't need a Crocodile Dundee, Rambo knife to survive. This blade is just right for survival needs, cleaning fish etc. I will try the fire starter on a wilderness trip in June.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Lost mine - I'm getting another one now!

                By Jan the woods rat

                from Como, Colorado

                About Me Avid Adventurer

                Pros

                • Comfortable Grip
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Good Weight
                • Versatile

                Cons

                • Dulls Quickly

                Best Uses

                • Backcountry Camping
                • Campgrounds
                • Day Trips
                • River Trips
                • Road Trips
                • Survival

                Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

                I live in the Rocky Mountains at 10,000 ft. and this knife goes everywhere I go! I Have used the fire starter and it works great. I use the knife nearly every day and perhaps that is why it seemed to dull so quickly. I just lost mine running through the forest with my hound dog and I'm getting a new one today - feel naked without it!

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                • No

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                5.0

                smart knife

                By sleep when I'm dead

                from Hershey, PA

                About Me Avid Adventurer

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable Grip
                • Compact
                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Good Weight
                • Sharp Blade

                Cons

                • Fear losing firesteel rod

                Best Uses

                • Backcountry Camping
                • Campgrounds
                • Day Trips
                • River Trips
                • Road Trips
                • Survival

                Comments about Light My Fire SL3 Knife:

                Great combination of tools! It is sharp, tough, perfect weight, and offers survival security. My only fear is that the firesteel rod may get lost if it is used too much, i.e. wearing-down the mechanism that locks rod in. Not an issue yet, maybe an unfounded fear on my part.

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                • Q:

                  I am used to seeing a "thumb screw" on blades that advertise opening with 1 hand. I don't see that feature on this knife. Can the blade be opened with 1 hand, and if so, how is that accomplished?
                  Asked on 7/9/2012 by David Blade from MI

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    There is a indent near the top of the blade that you can use your thumb to open the blade with one hand.

                    Answered on 7/9/2012 by Betty
                • Q:

                  How does one open the blade with one hand? How easily does the blade open using one hand? I am used to seeing a "thumb post" on blades for assist to open with one hand. I don't seem to see that on this knife.
                  Asked on 7/3/2012 by David Blade

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    There is a indent near the top of the blade that you can use your thumb to open the blade with one hand.

                    Answered on 7/6/2012 by Steve from Campmor
                • Q:

                  Does the SL3 Knife (Lite my fire SL3 Knife by UCO) have a locking blade?

                  RB
                  Asked on 8/24/2010 by Ray

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    The blade does lock.

                    Answered on 8/27/2010 by Anonymous
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