A Technology Fail

Image   Image

 

I thought I would give a shot at waterproofing some “Strike-Anywhere” type matches…. FAIL!

It’s a rainy, grey day up here and it seemed like a good idea for a project. I won’t bore you with the details, but neither of the two methods I tried worked. I gave them four hours in a bowl of water figuring that any dunking they would get ordinarily would be a lot less than that, and both the phosphorus and the red tips smeared right off.

Back to the drawing board… Or just go FIA, and use the old StormKings or a BIC lighter. They are proven to work.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s