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Make upwards of 20,000 fires from one GobSpark™!
Invented by FireSteel.com to maximize your grip on this large FireSteel, you'll get the biggest most robust gobs of sparks you have ever seen from a FireSteel.
If the ability to make fires is important to you, this is the FireSteel to get.
People are calling our GobSpark Armageddon "the best firesteel in the world".
But don't take our word for it: read the reviews below and decide for yourself.
It's not just a firesteel. It's a firemaking system.
The GobSpark Armageddon FireSteel starts with an ulta-unique FireSteel Handle attached to a big World famous FireSteel.com FireSteel.
But there is much more:
And you can choose a great FireSteel Scraper:
Imagine trying to start a fire with hands numbed from the cold or while wearing gloves. A small blocky firesteel handle may be very difficult to hold onto.
But using a GobSpark™ Armageddon and Palm Scraper presents no problem, even with gloved hands.
I KNOW these work because I use them myself in the Great North Woods, where winter temperatures routinely dip to minus twenty degrees and lower. No need to remove my gloves to light my fire! My hands remain toasty warm inside my mittens.
In fact, if the GobSpark Armageddon didn't work, I'd be dead. Hows that for product testing!"
To use this special FireSteel Handle (see video below as well as the pictures)
This will produce a massive shower of white hot 5500 degree F sparks aimed directly at your tinder.
The special shape of the handle allows for creative attachment to your belt or gear.
This great piece of American-made gear securely snaps onto your GobSpark Armageddon FireSteel, serving double purpose as a protective case. The rectangular shape fits snugly into the palm of your hand or glove, so that you can scrape sparks from your firesteel even with heavy gloves on your hands or when your fingers are so cold you can hardly move them - potentially a life saver when you are freezing cold or wet from an overturned boat etc.
If you already own a GobSpark Armageddon or just want a Palm Scraper, you can purchase the Palm Scraper separately.
Your choice of:
* GobSpark, GobSpark Armageddon, Palm Scraper, Armageddon FireSteel and FireSteel Armageddon are trademarks of FireSteel.com.
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Posted by ron gressley
As a scout leader, this product is by far the best.
Posted by Joelle Johnson
The Gobspark with the palm scraper is the best working and funnest firesteel I have ever used... I feel happy and prepared :-) Aside from that, there is a person on the other end of the purchase, he is named Ron, and he will take excellent care of you!! Dont hesitate!! You CANNOT go wrong with this product and this company!!
Posted by Common Man
Purchased this with some reservation due to any product with the right advertising is always the next BEST THING since the wheel. However I was pleasantly surprised to receive a product that lived up to the hype.
This thing throws a serious shower of sparks.
But it's greatest virtue is that even with arthritis I can easily use this set up. The large handles can be gripped in several different ways which is a godsend. Additionally the bright orange makes them easy to find at the bottom of a pack or storage container. Overall an excellent product and well worth the price.
Posted by steve
I kind of collect firesteels and strikers this is the one I think will be my new favorite it is in my go bag as we speak highly visible (orange)easy to hold and use tremendous amount of sparks i'll probably buy one for each car !!!!
Posted by SP
Very hot spark - instant light on a vaseline cotton ball. Going to buy more so our kids have one in their survival pack.
Posted by bill hallman
This is the best ferro rod I've ever used!!! The palm striker was even better than my knife.
Posted by Sarah Jarman
Sturdy construction, great sparks! I love the bright orange color and can't wait to use it when I go hiking. Incredibly fast shipping too. I would highly recommend the GobSpark Armageddon FireSteel.
Posted by josh frey
best firesteel i have ever used
Posted by Uncle Ted
The GobSpark Armageddon FireSteel is a great tool to help safely teach tweens and young teens fire skills.
Posted by Ron
This fire steel really gives off major sparks. It's eaiser to control because of its size and the striker is very sturdy, which allows you to apply more force. Although it's much larger and heavier than my other fire steel, it is worth the added ounces because it doesn't take long to get a fire going. The sparks this thing puts off is awesome.
Posted by joe
Works better than expected!!!!
Posted by Unknown
By far the best and easiest to use magnesium type fire starter ever. Great for beginners.
Posted by Bob Thorne
The GobSpark Armageddon FireSteel is amazing. It just rains sparks like the 4th of July. It's now a permanent part of my hiking kit and I have another in my car. You guys rock.
Posted by Paul
I really like this setup with the scraper/holder. Makes a neat compact package for your pack, and have great handles to hold while sparking. Sparks? I got SHOWERS and SHOWERS OF SPARKS with little effort. I'm extremely pleased with this tool!!!!!!
Posted by Unknown
I have had no time to test it in the field yet, But in testing it on the back porch, I can tell from past experience that it is a quality piece of equipment!! In the near future I will most likely order a couple of the 1/2 inch x 6 inch Armageddon steels! INSURANCE FOR THE FUTURE WJP
Posted by Jordan
Best fire steel I've seen. Only takes a few strokes to throw a good amount of sparks, although I'm sure I can do it better with practice. I'm very pleased with this product.
Posted by Scout Mom
This review is late in coming, but I want to thank the FireSteel guys for this AMAZING fire starting tool. It's so reliable - especially with that palm scraper - and it was simple to teach the kids how to use it.
The GobSpark Armageddon will last juat about forever. It's something our family keeps in each vehicle for emergencies. Excellent product at a seriously reasonable price!
Posted by Dave
Got to use this piece of gear camping for 10 days in Montana in mid June '14. It was the go-to fire starter on the trip. Just make sure you apply some good even pressure as you scrape the steel - you will be rewarded with Lots of good sparks. Our boys (10-14 year olds), practiced over and over with it until they got it down pat - still hardly any wear was noticed. The larger size and orange color make it handy and easy to find. Will definitely have a spot in my essential backpacking gear from now on. Good piece of kit!
Posted by Bill Cole
FireSteel is my primary means of starting a fire, Everything else is back-up.
Posted by WW
I have several sizes and configurations of firesteel.com ferro rods. They are all absolutely tops. Great sparks and easy to use. Many sizes and options to fill all needs.
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