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Stormproof Match Kit

rated 5 of 5 stars Okay, hopefully my final review of matches! These matches are amazing, and are now kept in our emergency kits, should we ever need to start a fire in extreme conditions. The matches are heavy duty, definitely waterproof, and the case and extra strikers make this a solid, though not expensive, addition to any emergency outdoor gear kit. We purchased this set of 25 matches,as part of the UCO set which includes a waterproof case, 25 matches, and 2 extra striker strips. These guys are heavy duty! Strong… Full review

Waterproof Matches

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Last fall, I reviewed a very disappointing brand of "waterproof" matches. Since then, I have obtained two types of UCO matches, and both are amazing upgrades, and are dependable components of our fire kits. When canoe camping, and tent camping in all types of weather, we need to have reliable matches. This review is for the UCO WATERPROOF MATCHES, which we have used through last fall, winter, and early spring. These are dependably, easy to light matches, which we use for camping in all weather conditions,… Full review

Arka

rated 5 of 5 stars The Uco Arka is a wonderful little lantern to have in your pack—so many uses from a very durable and reliable unit. Works great to charge my cellphone or GPS unit. A very practical light to keep in the house or car. Absolutely love this lantern. So many uses as a light source from lantern, flashlight, nightlight, strobe, red, and emergency use. A big advantage is the ability to charge other devices, which works great.   Three small legs on the base help to stabilize if using on a relative flat… Full review

Original Candle Lantern

rated 5 of 5 stars Has anyone or have you read of anyone burning a tent down with one of these? Has anyone or have you read of anyone burning a tent down with one of these? If it did happen it would not still be on the market. They have pretty much ended the life of the Mini gas lantern from Snow Peak, Primus, and others. You don't see them being sold in camp stores anymore, not even the double tie mantles. As LED has taken over, yes, headlamps are a must, but that soulless alien light just bugs me. I have had mine… Full review

Original Candle Lantern

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a multipurpose light cheaper than batteries and great for keeping condensation down in the tent. Love this light. Have three of them now. Never go without it. Full review

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Backstory

UCO is a brand of Industrial Revolution, which also owns Light My FireDajo, Pedco and Play & Freeze.


UCO Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Rob Wins Fire, Lights, Knife from Industrial Revolution
Congratulations, Rob! For sharing a review of your Danner Mountain Light II boots, you've won loads of gear to light and ignite, thanks to Industrial Revolution ($250 value). Read more
October 28, 2013

Win $250 Light & Ignite Prize from Industrial Revolution
Just in time for fall's cool, dark nights, we're giving away $250 in gear to light and ignite, thanks to Industrial Revolution! Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, October 27. Read more
October 20, 2013

Fire, Lights, Knife! Win Industrial Revolution Prize Pack
Review your outdoor gear now through Sunday, October 27, and you could win $250 worth of fire (starters, stove, firebowl), lights (lanterns), and a bushcraft knife from Industrial Revolution! Read more
October 14, 2013

Industrial Revolution Lights Camps for 40 Years
Industrial Revolution had its first gear hit with the ever-popular Original Candle Lantern. Forty years later, it's still offering camping lanterns, both candle and LED, under its UCO brand. Read more
January 28, 2013

Outdoor Retailer: Industrial Revolution, Coghlan's
UCO Storm Proof Matches and Coghlan's Tarp Clips illustrate the no-nonsense ingenuity hundreds of small firms bring to Winter Market '10. Read more
January 21, 2010

Gift ideas from the Trailspace Gear Guide
A few choice selections from the Trailspace Gear Guide might help simplify your shopping list. Read more
November 27, 2009

Contact

UCO Corporation
Industrial Revolution
9225 151st Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052
USA

phone: (425) 883-6600
toll-free: (888) 297-6062
fax: (425) 883-0036

website: www.industrialrev.com/uco/

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