Items which contain Iron or steel, and other types of
compasses may cause the MC-1 magnetic compass to
give incorrect readings.
2-25. Waterproof Matchbox
Matches should be put In plastic water proof container
with the match heads down. Do not try to overfill the
The matchbox (25, fig. 2-1) is a plastic waterproof container with a screw-type cap
which has a striker plate on the inside. When the matchbox is tilled with matches,
the striker plate should be covered with scrap paper to prevent the matches belay
inadvertently ignited when removing or installing the cap on the box.