Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B)

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  • Solid fuel alternative to liquid fire starters
  • Burns 8-12 minutes even when wet
  • For fireplaces, charcoal barbeques, wood and pellet stoves, and campfires
  • Non-toxic, no flare-up
  • Contains 10% recycled paper fibers
  • Pack of 144


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RUTLANDSafe Lite® Fire Starter (50B)
 
5.0

(based on 23 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Ignites consistently (13)
  • Ignites quickly (13)
  • No chemical fumes (13)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wood stoves (11)
    • Fireplaces (10)
    • Outdoors (8)
    • Grills (7)
    • Convenience (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (3), Midrange shopper (3)

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    Rutland Fire Starter 144 squares

    By StoneyK5

    from Birch Bay, Wa

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

    I have used these for years to start a fire in the wood stove. Just place a log in the back and add a square, light, place another log in front and a log on top and the fire is roaring in no time. Also use them when camping for a fast fire. Could be used for a charcoal grill. Right now Ace is the place to get them, order on line and pick up locally.

     
    5.0

    Easiest, cleanest firestarter to use

    By Zigwig

    from Andover, MA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Ignites Consistently
    • Ignites Quickly
    • No Chemical Fumes

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fireplaces
      • Outdoors
      • Wood Stoves

      Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

      I use these for my woodstove. They're fast easy & clean.

       
      5.0

      I buy this product again and again

      By Jan

      from Independence, KY

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Ignites Consistently
      • Ignites Quickly
      • No Chemical Fumes

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Fireplaces
        • Grills
        • Outdoors
        • Wood Stoves

        Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

        I use just one little square to start my wood stove and it starts every time.

         
        5.0

        Must try these!

        By Nana

        from central or.

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Ignites Consistently
        • Ignites Quickly
        • No Chemical Fumes

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wood Stoves

          Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

          I start my woodstove with this every day. There are great, easy starter.

           
          4.0

          Great product, Best price

          By Lin

          from Northern Calif

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Ignites Consistently
          • Ignites Quickly
          • No Chemical Fumes

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Wood Stoves

            Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

            We have used these for about 5 years to light fires in our wood stoves. Only one square and a few pieces of kindling beneath oak firewood and we have a great fire in a very short time.

             
            5.0

            Thank you Rutland

            By Tammy, Domestic Engineer

            from Deer park, Wa

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Ignites Consistently
            • Ignites Quickly
            • No Chemical Fumes

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wood Stoves

              Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

              With life busy on our small farm, it's great to have such a wonderful product available. Fire is roaring in a minute or two and on with my day. What a blessing! If you have a wood stove, you won't be disappointed!

               
              5.0

              Does what it is supposed to

              By MJ

              from Bayside, NY

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Ignites Consistently
              • Ignites Quickly
              • No Chemical Fumes

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Fireplaces
                • Grills

                Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                Best product by far for outdoor grills and fireplaces.

                 
                5.0

                Great for Wood and Charcoal!

                By FireCook

                from Hanson, MA

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Ignites Consistently
                • Ignites Quickly
                • No Chemical Fumes
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Emergency Kit
                  • Fireplaces
                  • Grills
                  • Outdoors
                  • Wood Stoves

                  Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                  To test waterproofness, I soaked a starter in water for 1 hour; it lit immediately and burned completely. Great alternative to charcoal fluid or matchlight, yech. Lay out 2-3 Rutland starters as shown on the box. Ignite starters. Using tongs, pile charcoal in a narrow high pyramid over the starter flames. When the starter flames die down in 8-10 minutes, charcoal will be lit and start to ash. I use the starters for the wood/coal stove in the house, too. A single starter can be shredded or broken into smaller pieces. 1/4 a starter and some twigs can get a roaring campfire going. The starter burns for 8-10 minutes, long enough to dry and ignite even wet tinder; I've started several fires in the rain with a Rutland and wet twigs. The blocks of squares conveniently fit in zipper top plastic bags. 18 starters fit perfect in a sandwich-sized ziplock. I have packages of starters stashed in the car emergency kit, in my 3-day emergency bag, in the charcoal pails, and in my Volcano stove bag. Maybe heavy for ultralight backpacking. Over years of regular use, they are easy and safe to use, clean burning, and have been utterly reliable. Great product, please continue to carry these!

                   
                  5.0

                  These things rock!

                  By Dr. Jimbo

                  from Santa Barbara, CA

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Ignites Consistently
                  • Ignites Quickly
                  • No Chemical Fumes

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Fireplaces
                  • Grills
                  • Outdoors
                  • Wood Stoves

                  Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                  I use 3 of them to get a fire started with some pine before throwing the oak in my wood burning stove. Great to start bonfires on the beach too.

                   
                  5.0

                  no more kindling!

                  By Warren

                  from Bigfork, MT

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Ignites Consistently
                  • Ignites Quickly
                  • Light in one second
                  • No Chemical Fumes

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Fireplaces
                    • Grills
                    • Outdoors
                    • Wood Stoves

                    Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                    stack three pieces of wood, place safelight starter under wood, ignite, thats all.

                     
                    5.0

                    perfect for woodstove & camping

                    By Kay

                    from Lynnwood, WA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to Use
                    • Ignites Consistently
                    • Ignites Quickly
                    • No Chemical Fumes

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Fireplaces
                      • Outdoors
                      • Wood Stoves

                      Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                      This is the most safe, portable, practical to use and the most cost effective fire starter I have ever found. Please continue to carry this product.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      THE BEST FIRE STARTER.

                      By BILL

                      from ORRVILLE OHIO

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Ignites Consistently
                      • Ignites Quickly
                      • No Chemical Fumes

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Fireplaces

                        Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                        USE IN OUR FIREPLACE TO START AND THEY NEVER FAIL!!!!
                        THE PRICE IS RIGHT. THERE ARE NO CONS.

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Buy it

                        By 9300' in the Rockies

                        from Colorado

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Ignites Consistently
                        • Ignites Quickly
                        • No Chemical Fumes

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Fireplaces
                          • Grills
                          • Outdoors
                          • Wood Stoves

                          Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                          I heat my house entirely with wood, so when the morning fire is getting built, I want it to start quickly. These starters fit the bill and are American made.

                           
                          5.0

                          GREAT PRODUCT!

                          By Clyde

                          from Shreveport, LA.

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy to Use
                          • Ignites Consistently
                          • Ignites Quickly
                          • No Chemical Fumes

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Fireplaces
                            • Grills
                            • Outdoors
                            • Wood Stoves

                            Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                            This is a great product. I will purchase again.

                            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Best firestarter made

                            By Karl

                            from Alberton, MT

                            About Me Budget Shopper

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Convenience
                                • Safety

                                Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                By far, this is the best fire starter made! We use 2 little pieces to start our fireplace everyday. They light instantly and start 8" logs in the fireplace with no kindling.

                                They don't smoke and are solid, no messy fluids. Montana

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Awesome product

                                By Brian

                                from Hubbardston, Ma

                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                Pros

                                • Ease of use

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Convenience
                                • Safety

                                Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                I have used other Rutland products as well as other manufactures but this is the best fire start. I use it to start fires in fireplace and pellet stove. Buying from Ace is a real pleasure. [...] so awesome all the way around. this was a repeat order of the product.

                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Great Convenience

                                By Katrina

                                from PA

                                About Me Budget Shopper

                                Pros

                                • Safe and dependable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Convenience

                                  Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                  This is the only fire starter I've ever used, and as long as it's available I will continue. Guess I lucked out finding these; [...]. I use them for starting my fire in a wood fireplace insert and they are excellent.

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Best, I think, of it's kind..........

                                  By dale

                                  from Hartsel & Aurora, Colorado

                                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Wood stove and fire pit

                                      Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                      It's the safest, most dependable product of it's kind. Small and light, a couple squares would be a good addition to one's backpack when hiking outback. I am so impressed and pleased, that I would guess that Rutland will now go out of business. That's the way things always seem to work....

                                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      OUTSTANDING PRODUCT

                                      By RUSS

                                      from FORT COLLINS, COLORADO

                                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                                      Pros

                                      • Economical and simple

                                      Cons

                                      • Lower price would be nice

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Fireplace fire pit bbq

                                      Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                      The Rutland Fire Starters are the BEST fire starters I have
                                      EVER used. You touch a match or lighter to it and it lites instantly, you don't have to squat there and wait for the thing to start. My daughter went camping and I sent some along with her, it rained and they still started as easy. I have used everything over the last 35 years to start a fire in my fireplace and these fire starters are the BEST thing I have ever used,PERIOD!! And I'm not getting compensated to say this!

                                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      I'll never use charcoal fluid again

                                      By John B

                                      from Ottawa,Kansas

                                      About Me Practical

                                      Pros

                                      • Lights easy every time
                                      • Safe

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • BBQ grills

                                        Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                        easy to light. No fuel oders. No flare ups.

                                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        "I wouldn't buy 'anything-but' this!"

                                        By Otter-Pop

                                        from Toledo, OR.

                                        About Me Bargain Hunter, Practical

                                        Pros

                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Each cubemany fires
                                        • Good Grip
                                        • Safe
                                        • Tough
                                        • Very cleaneasy to use

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Large Fireplaces
                                          • Outdoor Pits
                                          • Pellet stovestarter
                                          • Smaller Fireplaces

                                          Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                          Each segment, (if you are 'frugal' like myself, will enable you to start many small fires), "not just 144 fires"! I break each segment into about 4 pieces, so actually I get approx. 550 + stove start-ups out of a large box! Makes it very economical to use!

                                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          We use only one square to ...

                                          By Mike M

                                          from La Farge, WI

                                          Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                          We use only one square to light our fireplace (daily from fall to spring) and our shop wood stove. Bought during a store close-out sale hoping that they would work. To our surprise, we found that this is the best product that we have ever tried. Fast, simple, clean, and priced right. We ran out of them recently, but was very happy to find that our local Ace Hardware could order them for us. We can't say enough about how great they are.

                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          These fire starters are ...

                                          By Nancy C

                                          from Deansboro, NY

                                          Comments about RUTLAND Safe Lite® Fire Starter (50B):

                                          These fire starters are the only thing that would light my wood stove with the high winds that we get. They refused to go out once they were lit and started a great fire every time!

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