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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Outdoor Tips - Waterproof Matches

You can easily waterproof your matches by dipping the heads in Candle wax before storage. You can buy blocks of paraffin wax for a couple bucks at Walmart.

Make sure to coat the head of the match with enough wax to make it waterproof. When your ready to use them pick off the wax and light.

Match
photo by AMagill@Flickr

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Original: http://offgridsurvival.com/outdoor-tips-waterproof-matches/