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Storing old match books

  1. Jun 23, 2014 #1
    I have a shoe box full of old match books from bars and casinos etc. I store them in a closet. It just dawned on my that it might not be an ideal storing situation. Is there any danger them like this? Should I put them in a metal box and in a garage? Could them spontaneously light and burn my apartment down?
     
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  3. Jun 23, 2014 #2

    dlgoff

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    I stored a bunch of match book matches for camping. They had been stored in "zip lock" baggies for years and when I went to use some, they wouldn't ignite. They had absorbed moisture and just crumpled when striking.
     
  4. Jun 23, 2014 #3

    lisab

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    *wonders if Greg is secretly a survivalist*
     
  5. Jun 23, 2014 #4
    I'm not that bad. I do need to make another thread about the 2000 cans of beans in my bunker though. :tongue:
     
  6. Jun 24, 2014 #5

    dlgoff

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    Note to self: purchase gas mask.
     
  7. Jun 24, 2014 #6

    davenn

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    Dave <---- ponders what the critical mass of phosphorus and baked beans is ? :wink:
     
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