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GobSpark Armageddon

rated 5 of 5 stars This is the only firesteel I recommend now. It's never let me down and throws very hot sparks. This rod is great for survival training, bushcrafting, and as an emergency combustion source in your pack. I teach survival programs here on the West Coast of Canada. It's cold and wet a large part of the year. I have tried over a dozen different brands of ferro rods over the years and nothing beats my Gobspark Armageddon.  It's very well made. In the first model I used, I broke the handle off and the… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars A good product that works in any weather condition. Things nobody tells you. There is a coating that needs to be scratched off. Longer strikes produce a bigger spark of burning material. More importantly one of the easiest ways of lighting a fire anywhere. Find two pieces of dry toilet/tissue paper. Place one piece flat on a dry surface. Shred the second piece and place in the middle of the first piece. Place your firesteel on top and use the striker. The resulting spark will ignite the shredded… Full review


rated 5 of 5 stars A ferrocerium rod that generates 5,500 deg F sparks in any weather condition. A fire starter is great to have, especially if you encounter wet conditions. I have the Armageddon firesteel from With the Armageddon, you will literally get thousands of sparks before wearing it out. It puts out sparks up to 5500 deg F and it works in all conditions. Carry this firesteel with a couple of petroleum jelly coated cotton balls and you have a fire starter which will work even when wet. All you… Full review

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