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UCO Stormproof Match Kit

Add the Uco Stormproof match kit to your camping supplies or emergency kit. It features a waterproof plastic case, 25 stormproof matches and 3 strikers.
  • $6.95

Item # 820267

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  • Windproof and waterproof matches are easy to light and they will relight after being submerged in water
  • Long matches keep you from burning your fingertips; matches burn for up to 15 sec.
  • Case features an integrated striker on the outside for easy lighting of matches
  • Uco Stormproof match kit weighs just 1.7 oz.

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UCO Stormproof Match Kit

Specification Description
Best use Backpacking, Camping
Material(s) Plastic
Dimensions 1.75 x 3 inches
Weight 1.7 ounces

UCO Stormproof Match Kit

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Rated 3out of5
by fromneeds improvement The striking surface is flimsy and not very rough. After an overnighter, lighting about 4 matches the surface is torn up. Also the matches could be a little stronger. The combo of a poor striking surface, weak matches, and a foggy morning resulted in a couple of matches broken during lighting. But I don't think there are any other strong alternatives for storm proof matches. Maybe just buy the matches only and come up with your own case and striker.
Date published: 2014-08-14
Rated 5out of5
by fromLooking for a Match Kit? This is it! I've been looking for a GOOD match box for a while and I think I found it. This is a heavy duty container with a REAL o-ring seal. Heck, even the cardboard packaging is over-engineered. The three Coghlan's Plastic Matchboxes (thin plastic with flat washer for a seal) I have are now going to be used for other storage. The matches are similar to the REI Stormproof Matches which can be used as a refill for this product. The extra strikers inside are sealed in plastic and the striker on the side is very secure yet easy to swap out if needed. The only drawback is the lack of a ring or hole for a lanyard. It would be handy to have a secure attachment point.
Date published: 2011-06-26
Rated 5out of5
by fromNice matches, Nice holder. Nice sealed waterproof product and the matches strike easily. i like the striker right on the side it makes it convenient.
Date published: 2011-11-29
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat flame Works exactly as you'd want. Acts like a sparkler, but without sparks. I'm happy this would work pretty much anywhere. Don't light one in your house unless you like the smell of phosphorous for the next 10 minutes... I did as an experiment, not a smooth move! The box clearly says to use outside and I believe it!
Date published: 2011-12-13
Rated 5out of5
by fromNEVER failed us Some friends and I were camping/hiking above Rock Creek Lakes, CA (near 10,000 ft elev...and higher), even in windy cold condition...not one match failed to light, and were long burning. Im sold on these and may never use another brand again
Date published: 2012-06-16
Rated 5out of5
by fromSure fire... ha. OK slightly pricy for matches... but you could light a fire in a hurricane. Burns very hot for a decent amount of time. Multiple striking pads is a nice bonus.
Date published: 2012-08-23
Rated 5out of5
by fromUCO Stormproof Match's These matches are waterproof and the container is rely sturdy and I looks like it would take a good beating before it broke. these are so awesome.
Date published: 2014-12-02
Rated 5out of5
by fromWorks great It's great.. Keeps matches nice and dry and it even floats. However, it doesn't work as good as a zip-lock bag. Plus I can get 10 gallon size freezer bags for $3.29. I feel like a complete idiot for wasting [$] for something that doesn't work as good as a .33 cent zip lock bag.
Date published: 2012-07-27

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