How Does A Fire Piston Work?

How Does A Fire Piston Work?

An explanation of how a fire piston works.

Making fire with compressed air?  Sounds crazy, but that’s exactly what a fire piston does!

In this video Peter demonstrates this simple piece of kit and explains how it works.

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