Securing the Firesteel

Seems that a friction-fit on firesteels just doesn’t cut it. We need to tie them in.knife in sheath with firesteel
Here, we have a nice matched set in mesquite. Notice that the rod protrudes far enough past the mounting loop that we can run the thong around it, and tie it down, keeping the handle from rising.
Other options might be using stretchy shock-cord, or using a toggle to tighten things up.

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