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Exotac MATCHCAP Survival Matchcase and Striker, Waterproof, Black

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Part Number: ET1003BLK
Manufacturer: Exotac
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Description
ET1003BLK: MATCHCAP
Exotac
 
MISSION
The MATCHCAP is a nearly indestructible waterproof match case for storing matches and other fire starting material. By integrating the red-phosphorus striker into the threaded are of the capsule, we created an innovative solution for having to pack separate match strikers. To ensure our match case was going to be the best out there, we added a concealed o-ring, durable square threads, a bottom strike-anywhere striker, and a high-end aesthetic to bring it all together.

THE ESSENTIALS
The MATCHCAP can carry all sizes of matches from the standard kitchen strike-on-the-box to NATO lifeboat matches and even the extended length stormproof matches. With the dual-striker design you can use safety matches, strike-anywhere matches, or a combination of two. An O-ring keeps both the matches and the red phosphorus (strike-on-the-box) striker dry.

TIP
The inside of the MATCHCAP is larger at the bottom. Place the majority of your matches tip down with a few tip-up for maximum capacity.

Caution:
Do not overfill the MATCHCAP. Leave approximately 1/4 of the volume empty. When using the phosphorus striker on the top of the MATCHCAP it is advisable to strike from the top (opening) towards the O-ring. This will prevent any stray sparks from entering the inside of the MATCHCAP.
Features
  • Waterproof, safe and redundant match striker design
  • Replaceable striking pads
  • Works with both safety and strike anywhere matches
  • Holds matches up to 72mm in length
  • Square threaded cap for maximum durability
  • Unique lanyard attachment allows for two 550 paracord loops
  • Waterproof to depths >5 meters
  • Lightweight aircraft grade 6061 aluminum construction Anodized and laser engraved for durability
  • Unique knurl for grip and use with strike anywhere matches
  • *Matches are NOT included
Specifications
  • Diameter: 0.90"
  • Match Capacity: Length: 3.30"
  • Kitchen Matches: 20
  • Weight: 0.78oz
  • Stormproof: 12
  • Strikes: 10-20 per pad
  • NATO: 16
  • Designed in the USA; Manufactured in China
Package Includes
  • Match case
  • Extra O-rings
  • Extra match strikers
  • Instruction Manual

UPC Code: 837654724552

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4 out of 5
Blade Fan
Urbana, MD.
Feb 16, 2012
Pros: Overall Quality, Ease of Use
Cons: None
Impressive looking
Great container with great material qualities. It would of been nice if some waterproof matches would of been included with purchase. I really like the quality behind this product. Looks expensive because it is. It is worth to have at least one though. I would recommend. Gave a 4 since it is a little on the expensive side.
5 out of 5
Tommy
Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 17, 2011
Pros: Overall Quality, Ease of Use
Cons: None
Must have for the Seriously Prepared
Well made and engineered! Very discreet and can be used for other smaller things as well. I am very Happy with the Exotac Line
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