Make waterproof matches and more with ingenious fire hacks

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Matches will always be one of the most useful tools in your supply kit, whether you’re hunting, camping for the weekend, or planning for long-term survival. Any method of extending the life of your matches or making them more effective at what they do should be just as essential as the matches themselves. These handy hacks for your matchbook range from creating waterproof matches with a thing coat of flammable fingernail polish to making ad-hoc candles by coating the match in melted wax, and each one will ensure you get the most possible uses out of such a finite resource.

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