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A reliable easy to use lighter you always have with you,
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This review is from: True Utility TU262 FireStash Miniature Key Ring Lighter, Dark Chrome Plated Zinc Alloy (Sports)
I received this as a gift, and at first thought I would never use it. I don't smoke, and failed to see how it would be practical as one more thing on a crowded key ring. To humor my family (the gift-givers) I bought some lighter fluid (it ships empty). To fill the lighter, you unscrew the cap, and pull the lighter assembly out of the lower case. The lower case, below the strike wheel is a hollow tube, open on the bottom end, and stuffed with wicking. You then hold the lower tube upside down and saturate the wicking with lighter fluid. There is a screw head extending from the bottom end of the tube to adjust flame size. Slide the tube back into the lower casing, spin the strike wheel with you thumb, and you have fire. The cap seals well with the o-ring, and I have never had any difficulty with fluid spilling even after several months of usage. And...I do use it. Birthday candles, a backyard fire, legal (cough) fireworks on the 4th of July...
- It really is small.
- Works great. The lighter has never failed to light.
- Nice to have a lighter handy when needed.
- Seems well-built. Nothing plastic or cheap about it.
- Chrome finish has lost some luster quickly (the flame, the fluid? what?)
- Adjustment screw on bottom takes some fiddling to adjust the way you want it.
I definitely enjoy this gift and I'm glad I have it.
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Initial post: Apr 7, 2015 8:35:26 AM PDT
J. Bacon says:
That screw you're referring to, holds the spring in against the flint, which is against the striker wheel. The wick and it's length, control the flame...
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