|| A small plug or bundle of flammable material (paper, wool, cloth, dry bark or needles, etc.) required to start a fire.|
A tinder plug is a material item.
A tinder plug, or any other type of tinder is required to start a fire.
A tinder plug is as light as any other tinder. Weighing a mere 0.05 a piece. It is also just as good as any other tinder in terms of the chance to successfully light a fire.
It can be harvested from newsprint, newsprint rolls, stacks of papers, sticks, or found in containers.