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That is true of what are known as waterptoof matches but I didn't say to use those. While one might carve several matchcticks before finding one strong enough to do the work, I've never used a waxed one. If at all I prefer to would use the longer matchsticks mean to be used to light barbecues with.Hi roughbarked,
The trouble with matchsticks, apart from being made of relatively soft wood, is that they're sometimes slightly waxed, which can end up in the pivot holes.