Make Strike-Anywhere Matches Using Toy Gun Caps (Video)
Russ Chastain 04.30.16
There are many videos on youtube showing us how to make strike-anywhere matches. Most of them involve scraping or sanding the gritty striking surface from a box or book of matches, which isn’t any fun.
This short video shows how you can make strike-anywhere matches using those little plastic caps for toy guns. Ah, how I loved to play with my old snub-nosed revolver that fired these caps back in the day! Who knew that same ammo could be used to easily start a fire in a pinch?
But can the matches actually be lit by flicking or thumping with a fingernail? Watch and see…