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czerbe 05-04-2015 02:44 PM

Looking for a new lighter
 
Both of my Cigar lighters have just about crapped out. So I'm in the market for a new toy, My first gut reaction is a Xikar but they have a bunch of models I'm looking for probably a duel flame. My favorite lighter was the Retro Lighter by prometheus... it has been my go to for years, and now is just about dead. Just figured I would put out this question to see what everybody is using..

CigarNut 05-04-2015 02:48 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
Pete (replicant_argent) sells a nice dual flame lighter (www.stogietorch.com) -- I like mine a lot, but it's too nice for me to use as an every-day lighter. My every day lighter is a Blazer PB 207. I have had it for about five years and I love it.

The Poet 05-04-2015 03:01 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
The only reliable torch I've ever owned is the poor man's preference, the Ronson Jetlite. It's not a dual flame lighter, but for the price you can buy two and tape them together, with cash left over for a can of butane. :D

Remo 05-04-2015 03:05 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
I love the Xikar's and I really liked the dual flame Element, but it went through fuel fast! went back to the single flame Ronson, works great, cheap as hell and last forever on a fill up.

ksknnr 05-04-2015 03:11 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
I got a freebie Bugatti Dual Torch with a box of cigars from CI,
I love it, looks like a Zippo, and has a fold out punch on the bottom.

longknocker 05-04-2015 05:47 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
I have about 10 Xikars. Only Had An Issue With One Over The Last 10 Years. Lifetime, Unconditional Warranty. Enough Said.:tu

Wharf Rat 05-04-2015 06:46 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by ksknnr (Post 2032722)
I got a freebie Bugatti Dual Torch with a box of cigars from CI,
I love it, looks like a Zippo, and has a fold out punch on the bottom.

I got one of those, too. Defective, I guess - it would never let me fill it with butane. But, I love the punch! Turns out, a Zplus insert fits perfectly. Now, I'm happy!

czerbe 05-05-2015 12:14 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
this is my lighter I have used for years, and its finally starting to crap out. I love it! He will be missed LOL

http://www.lightersdirect.com/Retro....Fr8BoCFCbw_wcB

JoeCool87TC 05-05-2015 10:01 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
My best lighter to date is a Porsche Design PD4 Laser Lighter that I got on the devil site for cheap. I've also got two or three various Xikar's, but I like the single torch Porsche the best.

AdamJoshua 05-06-2015 02:18 PM

Re: Looking for a new lighter
 
I don't own one, but know people that have them and really like them, the lighter from Mark's company Palio, I've used them a few times and do like them, some of the features are a lot like the St. Dupont lighters as far as the flame adjustment control and the removable cap to access the refill nozzle / valve. I believe much like their excellent cutters they too have a lifetime warranty.

http://www.neptunecigar.com/pr/palio...C=PriceGrabber

Personally I use one of the knock-off Power lighters, it's been reliable for the last couple of years, I also use the freebie lighter from SoCal last year as my daily lighter.


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