I fell for the drastically cut prices on a Gurkha sampler thinking "how can I go wrong with the 'reviews' by the seller?" This was before I was directed to this forum; wont make that mistake again but now I'm stuck with sticks that are falling apart! Is this a Gurkha thing or am I doing something wrong? I've let them settle for close to a month, I've calibrated my hygrometer and maintain a pretty level 65-70% rh. I also only seem to have this problem with the Gurkhas. Others I've had longer have been fine but the three Gurkha sticks I've lit have all done the same thing. Crack along the foor almost immediately after lighting: But worse is the cap keep unraveling! I KNOW I'm not cutting past the cap: This shot is really at the beginning. All three just keep unrolling to the point of not being able to continue. So again, Am I doing something wrong or did I just get duped into buying dog rockets?