There's slow match making consider
Early firearms were fired using a heat source such as burning tinder introduced via a simple touch hole in the barrel wall. Later, a priming charge was added, consisting of loose powder poured into a flash pan could be ignited with a slower-burning, less intense ignition source. Slow match was an easily-produced, portable, long-burning igniter that also had some limited resistance to humidity and wet conditions. The matchlock musket survived the invention of snaphance and wheel-lock designs, before being succeeded by the flintlock in Europe around and in Asia in the s. Improvised matchlock firearms were utilised by pro-Indonesian militia in the unrest leading up to the liberation of East Timor in Nowadays, slow match can make a reliable long-delay fuse or a shorter alternative to blackmatch that doesn't "spit" , or a long-burning medium for smoke mix.