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Old 09-16-2011, 06:15 PM   #1
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i doubt many of you smoke but i do... and im sick and tired of the cheap clear gasstation lighters falling apart... thinking about breaking a 20 and getting a zippo...


just looking for personal opinions of the smokers or anyone else that uses lighters on a fairly regular basis...
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I don't smoke, but I always have a lighter in my car or on me, just in case. I've never had a problem with the cheap bic ones from the gas stations, but I did break a 20 and got a real nice one. It wasn't the zippo brand, but it was that style..but the windproof one (not really sure of the actual name) and it was really awesome. Unfortunately, i used up all the fluid playing with it, and i haven't bothered gettin a refill yet.
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Unfortunately, i used up all the fluid playing with it, and i haven't bothered gettin a refill yet.
lol. my guess is its a zippo... ,theyre about $18, and the original tagline for zippo was that they were windproof. im really tempted but i also have a bad habit of loosing lighters lol.
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im a zippo man always have been..Just make sure you keep er full and keep a spare flint in the bottom.worth the money mine was run over by multiple cars in city traffic..a little bent but still works!
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im a zippo man always have been..Just make sure you keep er full and keep a spare flint in the bottom.worth the money mine was run over by multiple cars in city traffic..a little bent but still works!
yeah i can vouch for zippo'* toughness lol. my dad has a few... one in particular i shouldnt have been playing with as a kid, it was his zippo with his initals he got as a wedding present.. i may or maynot have had it in my pocket on the back of his harley. we hit a bump and it rolled down the highway at 70 lol. scratched it all to hell but it works lol. needless to say he was pissed as all hell i even touched it lol
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well i dropped mine out the window of a 67 el camino on accident and watched it skid cross the pavment n get run over but i went back for it
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This is actually the same one I have. Its a Ronson Jet Lite http://www.ronsonusa.com/JetLite.aspx
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lol.... i think im sold on the zippo. i figure if i buy a pack of cigs every 2 days, and about every other time i hav to buy another crappy 0.99 lighter ill have my zippo paid for in a little over a month lol
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there ya go i have multiple most with some sort of military something on them one army on navy one usmc one air force lol
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well considering ive got a harley banner on my windshield a harley wallet and a harley hat im wearing almost all the time i figure one of these will go well with all that and the biker tshirts i always wear lol

http://zippo.com/Products/Harley_Dav...arley_Davidson

http://zippo.com/Products/Harley_Dav...arley_Davidson

http://zippo.com/Products/Harley_Dav...arley_Davidson

http://zippo.com/Products/Harley_Dav...arley_Davidson


im kinda leaning towards one of the last two
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