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UCO Stormproof Matches - Package of 2

    UCO Stormproof Matches - Package of 2

    Waterproof and windproof, UCO Stormproof matches will burn in heavy rain and will even relight after being completely submerged in water.

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    Item # 862361

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    • Matches are easy to light and will burn for up to 15 sec., giving you enough time to light your stove or make a signal fire
    • 2.75 in. long matches help you avoid burning your fingertips
    • Includes two boxes, each containing 25 UCO Stormproof matches and a spare striker

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    Item 862361

    This item contains hazardous or flammable materials and is restricted to surface shipping only. Online orders for shipment to Alaska must be picked up at any Alaska REI store (follow options for Free Shipping to REI Store when ordering); shipment to any other Alaska address is not offered. Sorry, this product cannot be shipped to Hawaii, APO, FPO or international addresses.

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    UCO Stormproof Matches - Package of 2 Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Backpacking
    Wood
    2.75 inches
    (Per box) 0.88 ounce
    Material(s)
    Dimensions
    Weight

    UCO Stormproof Matches - Package of 2

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    Rated 3.3333/5 based on 3 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat Product! Man, these matches have gotten really bad reviews... Personally, I love them. The matches themselves are bulky, and have a tendency not to light on the first strike, (which is why I gave it a 4/5) but are impossible to put out with wind and rain. I put this brand to the test against Coghlans's and a 2 other brands of storm proof matches, and let me say these are fantastic. First off they are SOOO windproof that even after a 30 mph gust, and me blowing on them (till I turned blue :p ) they kept burning... And hot! As for the water test these babies burn even after being submerged, and in the rain! Great product!
    Date published: 2014-01-21
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGood Matches These are the matches I use while backpacking. Note that they are not waterproof. They are not easy to light, but I do not find them hard to light. They are not strike anywhere. I keep them in a waterproof container with a striker inside the waterproof container.
    Date published: 2014-06-20
    Rated 2out of5
    by fromEasy to light? Not quite! I was disappointed to see that REI seemed to have discontinued their brand of water/wind proof matches. They did not light the first time, but they are much easier to light then the UCO matches. I used both strikers on the UCO. The one on the box and the striker strip inside and both took at least four to five strikes before light. Very disappointed in this product.
    Date published: 2013-09-25

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