A Conversation for Matches


Post 1


If they could only invent a match that doesn't go out if the air shifts suddenly.

You're on fire today, Reinhard, a 2nd Entry chosen to be linked at the Historical Society. smiley - smiley


Post 2


Well you can get the so called waterproof matches.
These have the red stuff going further along the stick bit. It's also covered with a varnish like substance to stup ot getting wet and falling off the stick, but harder to light.
Try looking for them in outdoors or yachting shops.


Post 3


It is possible to make your own waterproof matches by dipping the heads of ordinary (red, strike-anywhere) matches in candle wax. It works a treat.

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