GobSpark Ranger FireSteel Kit

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  • GobSpark Ranger FireSteel Kit
  • The GobSpark Ranger FireSteel by 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
  • Now also available with a Magnesium Tinder Rods
  • GobSpark Ranger FireSteel Kit
  • GobSpark Ranger Kits are available in your choice of Safety Orange, Olive Drab, Black, and our new GLOW (in the dark) color. The kits include a GobSpark Ranger firesteel, and a Super Scraper pre-strung on a length of 550-paracord lanyard in a matching color.
$24.00 - $30.00


The GobSpark™ Ranger FireSteel by 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 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 Super Scraper (also known as a "striker")
  • Option to add one of our spectacular Magnesium Tinder Rods (3/8" x 3") so you can start a fire even in damp conditions
  • Weight 1.07 ounces (30.28 grams.  With optional Magnesium Tinder Rod: 1.35 ounces (38.28 grams)
  • Robust 5500 F (3000 C) sparks that will start a fire in the toughest conditions
  • Composition: ferrocerium rod, plastic handles, nylon lanyard, ultra-hardened steel scraper blade


  • Genuine FireSteel formulated to give great gobs of sparks.
  • Enough FireSteel to make hundreds of fires.
  • Excellent sparks that you expect from our FireSteel
  • Easy to use and very safe (Common sense required when using any firemaking gear).
  • Premium 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
  • High-quality Magnesium Tinder Rod optional add-on

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160 Reviews

  • 4
    So far so good!

    Posted by Jer on Apr 1st 2019

    I have enjoyed this kit as my first firesteel kit (also got a magnesium rod too). Dont forget to scrape off the coating, but once thats done they spark up all nice and easy.

  • 5
    Just what I was looking for

    Posted by Nick on Mar 21st 2019

    Very packable and useful size. Much easier than a larger rod and spine of a knife to use when lighting a Bushbuddy twig stove. Inexpensive enough they make a great gift as well so I picked up a couple extra. Glad I did.

  • 5
    Giant Sparks

    Posted by Scav on Jan 31st 2019

    The GobSpark sold me. So when I saw these were in the store, I bought two without thinking twice. And just like their big brother, they throw a massive spark. I demonstrated just how well these worked along with FireSteel's magnesium rods. I shaved down some of the mag rod into a lent and jute tender bundle, went out into a 5 degree high wind West Virginia winter. Without fail, the GobSpark Ranger hit the target and instantly burst into flame on the second strike. I've always been a fan of FireSteel, but I am replacing most of my ferro rods with the GobSpark.

  • 5
    FireSteel is the real deal

    Posted by Charles Hinchey on Dec 17th 2018

    Very good value. The Gobspark throws a generous spark that is comparable or surpasses the Light My Fire Scout for about half the cost. I purchased mine with the magnesium rod. The rod is soft and easy to scrape with the included scraper. Much better than the bars available at most sporting goods retailers. I am a Scout leader and require that all our fires are started with flint and steel. These will be part of our permanent kit from now on. Very satisfied with the product and the company.

  • 5
    Gobspark Ranger Firesteel Kit

    Posted by Mike C. on Dec 11th 2018

    These products are amazing and the service even better! I honestly don't know how many Firesteels that I own. I give them to my friends who spend any time outdoors. Great thing to have in your edc kit.

  • 5
    Perfect EDC !

    Posted by Jean-Francois Daigle on Dec 8th 2018

    I have a GobSpark Ranger from attached to my keychain for at least 2 years now. Like a good knife, I feel naked when I don't have it on me. It's absolutely the best firesteel I have used in my life, and I tried the 2nd best in the world (sorry Sweden, you finished second this time). My friend lights his woodstove every single day during winter using no paper at all!!! It's like a personal goal for him; he just makes shaving of wood from a dried stick and use an Armageddon rod (which produce astonishing amount of sparks). He claims 3 complete winter seasons without any paper to help start his daily fire. Ranger size is perfect for EDC but I rather have a longer one in my backpack for outdoor days. In emergency situation, you want to have larger one for better hold on your rod, with gloves or under stress, wounded, etc. Ron and all the team are simply awesome human being, sharing great values of respect for nature. The shipping bill and instructions are used for wrapping stuff for the shipping and this is a great idea! Start your first fire with the instruction sheet... Thanks for taking care of our Earth, friends! All people at seems very kind and generous, putting customer satisfaction at first and never lower the quality of the product. Perfect gift for Christmas! Enjoy the great outdoor... Jean

  • 5
    Ranger Kit

    Posted by Mike C on Dec 5th 2018

    Having used products before- these kits are Christmas gifts for my friends. I'm sure that they will enjoy and use them. There are no better firesteels in existence, in my opinion.

  • 5
    Made I the USA

    Posted by Charles on Sep 19th 2018

    I’ve bought at least 15 differing combinations of FireSteel fire starters for BOBs, small personal survival kits and my go-bag I carry to the deer lease. I think the quality sets FireSteel apart from all others. I would not hesitate buying any of’s products. Shipping is fast, too. The ferrocerium rods do throw good sparks, but I have nothing to compare them to because I’ve always used this brand. The magnesium rods are of good quality, also. Purchase with confidence.

  • 5
    New fire starter, with magnesium rod

    Posted by Ken Mitchell on Sep 15th 2018

    This is my first purchase with and I am very pleased with the quality of the product, quickness of delivery, and overall positive feeling from the company. I must admit that my purchase was due to watching Joe Robinet’s YouTube channel. I have been lighting fires here at my farm since the day the package arrived. You have a great company and I have been telling my friends about

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