GobSpark Ranger FireSteel

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  • GobSpark Ranger FireSteel
  • The GobSpark Ranger FireSteel by FireSteel.com comes with a Super FireSteel Scraper and 550-paracord lanyard attached to our innovative handle.
  • GobSpark Ranger in action, lighting a cotton ball on fire
  • The innovative double lanyard hole handle on a GobSpark Ranger FireSteel


The GobSpark™ Ranger FireSteel by FireSteel.com adds a unique double lanyard hole handle to the popular Ranger FireSteel. 

With a handle that was designed and is injection-molded (manufactured) right here in the United States, the GobSpark Ranger sports a 1/4 inch diameter x 2-1/2 inch long FireSteel that is made from the same world-class, great-gobs-of-sparks-producing formula that our other FireSteel.com FireSteel are famous for.

The design of the small handle allows for a better grip when scraping sparks from your GobSpark Ranger FireSteel.  Your GobSpark Ranger FireSteel will come pre-strung with a FireSteel Super Scraper on a lanyard made from 24-inches of 550-paracord.  (Color of the lanyard will vary.)

We came up with the idea of the GobSpark Ranger FireSteel kit to meet the demand for a cost effective way for our customers to obtain a world-class FireSteel and Super Scraper all-in-one kit.  A favorite of scouting organizations as well as hikers and backpackers who have to watch every ounce that goes into their packs.

The 1/4 inch diameter rod is large enough to produce many hundreds of fires.  It is super easy to hold on to your GobSpark Ranger Firesteel while scraping off sparks due to the way we designed for the lanyard to be strung through the two holes in the handle.  You'll just have to get one to experience the ease with which such a compact piece of kit creates great gobs of sparks.

At this price point you can't go wrong ordering several GobSpark Ranger kits to scatter amongst your gear, vehicle's glove compartment, tool kits, fishing kits, etc. to ensure you can always start a fire when you need one.


  • 1/4 inch diameter by 2.5 inches long Ranger 2.5 FireSteel
  • Compact plastic handle with double lanyard holes
  • 24-inch Lanyard made of 550 Paracord.   Color may vary.
  • A genuine FireSteel.com Super Scraper (also known as a "striker")
  • Weight: .86 ounce
  • Robust 5500 F (3000 C) sparks that will start a fire in the toughest conditions
  • Composition: FireSteel.com ferrocerium rod, plastic handles, nylon lanyard, ultra-hardened steel scraper blade


  • Genuine FireSteel.com FireSteel formulated to give great gobs of sparks.
  • Enough FireSteel to make hundreds of fires.
  • Excellent sparks that you expect from our FireSteel.com FireSteel
  • Easy to use and very safe (Common sense required when using any firemaking gear).
  • Premium FireSteel.com firesteel formula that takes your firesteel firemaking to a whole new level
  • 5500 F (3000 C) sparks that will start a fire in the toughest conditions

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129 Reviews

  • 5

    Posted by Kevin Dibble on Mar 11th 2018

    Throws lots of sparks easily, perfect size, and was delivered quickly. Lots of great information included with the shipment. Couldn't ask for a better experience!

  • 5
    Great product!

    Posted by Unknown on Mar 11th 2018

    Makes a lot of hot sparks. Gobs of them.

  • 5
    Great firestarter

    Posted by Andrew on Jan 26th 2018

    I purchased this after watching several positive reviews, while looking for a good ferro rod. I was not dissapointed. This thing puts out showers of hot sparks, and is far better than some of the others I’ve tried. You’ll be lighting fatwood, and birch bark in no time.

  • 5
    Shower of sparks

    Posted by Kevin on Jan 23rd 2018

    My wife started a fire in her first try. Throws sparks much better than more expensive rods. Nice product, very fast shipping. No issues at all.

  • 5
    My best ?

    Posted by Roy on Dec 6th 2017

    I use bigger firesteels most of the time, but this one is always with me just in case. My best backup. +

  • 5
    Pease of Mind

    Posted by Mark on Aug 11th 2017

    I have never had a problem starting a fire with fire starters from Fire Steel. I purchased several of the GobSpark Ranger FireSteel for my sons and daugther-in-law, who like to frequent the back country in Wyoming and Yellow Stone. Knowing that they will carry these with them, will give me and I hope them some comfort in the event something goes wrong, they will have the ability to make a fire.

    I am a repeat customer!

  • 5
    There is a Difference!

    Posted by Unknown on Aug 8th 2017

    These are hands down the best fire starters on the market. I am a return customer that has multiple fire starters from Fire Steel. These outperform every other style and brand fire starter that we or our Scout Troop has tried. I have bought these for family and friends and have one in every backpack and vehicle I own. Awesome product from an American company!

  • 5
    Compact but very effective

    Posted by John S. on Jun 9th 2017

    Even though I have the larger FireSteel.com firesteel, I bought several Gobspark Rangers to give as gifts. Of course I got two for myself to put in my two vehicles' glove compartments.
    I always suggest to watch the demonstration videos. I like the fact that one does not need a half can of fuel to start a fire.
    The prices are right and I could go on and on to tout the quality of the firesteel at FireSteel.com!
    Note: Not one review on YouTube was negative.

  • 5
    Great as a backup

    Posted by Don on Feb 25th 2017

    Ordered two of these little jewels to keep as backups in case of whatever. They make fire starting super easy. I keep one attached to my water filter and the other one is in my spare parts bag. Just in case. Nice little tool that gives peace of mind. 'Cause ya never know what will happen these days. Be prepared.

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