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Show your EDC lighters!!!

Discussion in 'Other Every Day Carry Items' started by Kraid, Aug 4, 2010.

    kye4some Loaded Pockets

    I got the idea from darknyght00. It is a $1.83 shipped refillable lighter that is tough, small and easy to use.

    Just had to use some sandpaper
    DSC_0003-001 by kyeandtabbs, on Flickr
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    xbanker Ad Hoc Admin

    My wife's shopping philosophy, cited in another thread. It justifies any purchase: "There are needs, and then there are wants." :)
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    AK Adventurer EDC Junkie!!!!!

    Your Wife is very right, and obviously a smart lady!

    But then there is unemployment, and starvation, if we(I) indulge all wants... :cry:

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    DocTools Loaded Pockets

    The Zippo Replica 1941 is my absolutely favorite! Last week i thought it's time for some laser action. Here's the result and i love it! :)


    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    jambas Loaded Pockets

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    Vesp Loaded Pockets

    Some of my favorites.

    nuphoria Loaded Pockets

    OK, it's no secret I have a lighter problem... so these are my current favourite Zippos in EDC rotation:


    1. 1935 Replica, Polished Stainless Steel - 2011
    2. Texas Twister (gun metal plate) - 1999
    3. Brass Armor - 2012
    4. 1941 Replica Hammered Silver Plate - 2008
    5. Solid Copper - 2003

    Generally used with butane inserts and all getting pocket time :D

    enki_ck Loaded Pockets

    Nice [IMG]

    How's the windproof-ness on them? Which one do you use? Z-Plus or Thunderbird? If you have both, which one is better?

    Thanks. [IMG]
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    nuphoria Loaded Pockets

    I think they are the same to be honest - quality of both is certainly about the same.

    I use a torch one for paracord type stuff and the soft flames for shmoking ;)
    Soft flame compares to regular Zippo inserts, and the torches are obviously more windproof as they are teeny weeny pocket rockets :D
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    enki_ck Loaded Pockets

    Wow, that "natural" patina develops pretty fast in your part of the world. :D
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    jambas Loaded Pockets

    How did you create that patina? Some sort of acid?

    hatchetjack EDC Junkie!!!!!

    Gun bluing. I was looking for different effects. I've since removed it.
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    fredfire Empty Pockets


    A Sarome touch sensor butane lighter I've found on bay for 10$. This one runs with a battery (A23) and sparks if you just come in contact with the inner metal ring around the logo.
    It puts a little smile on my face every time I start this thing. :D
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    boof Loaded Pockets

    I have many zippos but the ones I usualy carry are mostly Armor ones
    from left to right
    162-N8 Armor black hole
    110 Solid Titanium
    162 Armor chrome brushed
    161 Solid copper brushed
    204 Solid brass brushed
    168 Armor brass brushed

    Armor Jet BkT(B)SATIN is in the mail
    and a brushed sterling silver armor is next on the to get list.

    Last edited by boof, Dec 6, 2012

    hiljentaa Loaded Pockets

    That Ti one is crazy. I'd like to get a copper Zippo sometime.
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    thePlumbah Meowderator

    As would I, as would I.
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    Syclone Loaded Pockets

    Must buy a copper one! Wow I neeeeeed that one baaad! :)