The Exotac MATCHCAP keeps your matches dry

matchcapThe Exotac MATCHCAP is a waterproof aluminum match holder can carry all sizes of matches from standard kitchen matches to NATO lifeboat matches and even the extended length matches sold by REI. It has a dual-striker design so that 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. You can get one for your next camping trip for $24.95. They make a cool collapsible ferrocerium fire-starter too.

Support The Gadgeteer: The Gadgeteer’s main sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links in articles like this one. Even though we may receive compensation, we always give our honest opinions about our experiences with each product.

3 thoughts on “The Exotac MATCHCAP keeps your matches dry”




  1. Gadgeteer Comment Policy - Please read before commenting
  2. Geez! Kind of expensive!
    When I was a boy scout back in the early 70’s, we were taught to take a couple spent shotgun shells, throw the matches in them and squeeze the two together. Cheap and very effective, unless you store it under water 😉

Leave a Reply to p51d007 Cancel Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *