How To: Light a match without a matchbook cover

Light a match without a matchbook cover

When your matchbook cover is shot, you can still get a light from a match. Learn how to light a match on the bottom of a coffee mug. Fun survival skills when you have a match and no cover - the ceramic of the mug provides the friction necessary to light a match.

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1 Comment

I have never seen that but I have lit book matches off of

Rocks/Stones, Bricks, Painted Poles, Even Glass and Bare Wood Poles.

Also, If your matchbook gets completely soaked

They will light again if allowed to completely dry out again.

You can either let them air dry or put them near a source of heat

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