Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

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    sobota
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    Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by sobota on Mon Dec 19, 2011 2:24 pm

    got this the other day for a couple of quid, nice little interest peice.




    Contents consists of a flint and stiker, 3 blocks of solid fuel, a wad of cotton wool and, well, a tampon, purpose of which yet unknown.

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Rich83 on Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:31 pm

    The tampon always amuses me Smile I should probably grow up Razz

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by kammo-man on Mon Mar 26, 2012 6:24 pm

    Its out of date !

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Tommo on Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:07 pm

    kammo-man wrote:Its out of date !

    Like most of the Rat Packs and Fire Kits in the British Army then!

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Bury_Dave on Tue Mar 27, 2012 4:51 am

    Ah yes, the happy days of scraping off white powder from your Yorkie chocolate bars Very Happy

    You'll need to replace the fuel tablets from time to time if you plan to cary that kit ......

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by sobota on Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:10 pm

    Oh how i miss the yorkies! But yes, out of date, all ive had out of it is the flint/sparker thingy


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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Easy Gee on Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:55 pm

    The tampon is /was used as an excellent tinder material..easy as that.

    Cool find George Wink

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Rich83 on Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:01 pm

    Oh yeah I always take a tampon or two camping with me, and some alcohol hand sanitizer to help get it it going, and to clean the mank off my hands when cooking!

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Easy Gee on Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:16 pm

    Also very useful for when the "Red tide is flowing" so I hear Laughing

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by sobota on Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:03 am

    Easy Gee wrote:Also very useful for when the "Red tide is flowing" so I hear Laughing

    Oh dear Gary, oh dear Laughing

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Easy Gee on Wed Mar 28, 2012 3:41 pm

    sobota wrote:
    Easy Gee wrote:Also very useful for when the "Red tide is flowing" so I hear Laughing

    Oh dear Gary, oh dear Laughing


    Sorry ,that was bad taste, Embarassed Laughing

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    Re: Interest Piece - Issue Matchless Fire Set

    Post by Rich83 on Thu Mar 29, 2012 4:45 pm

    It was a convo stopper: I laughed but it was a giggle like when girls talk about bras Smile

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