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Matches, Stock a Great Trade Item

Now I know all of you are all like me and can start a fire rubbing two sticks together with one hand tied behind you.  However most people don’t have this ability and depend on matches.  Now matches are inexpensive and often available for free.  Many businesses still give away free matchbooks.

In a real emergency where fires are used for heat and cooking, most people will run out of matches in a short period of time.  Since they are unprepared and untrained in alternate fire starting methods, they will want matches.  This makes matches a good item to stock for trade.  …

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