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Re: lighters?

Post by tarheel7734 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:50 pm

JimVH wrote:I get the idea tarheel may not have lost his lighters. Anyone else with that vibe?
Lol thanks.

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Post by tarheel7734 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:12 pm

I have decided on an old boy, and maybe after I get more pipes I might get a Dunhill. Hard to spend 300 on a lighter when only have one pipe.

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Post by SlowToke » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:29 pm

I gave up on the Zippos because I got tired of them running out of fluid so quickly when I needed them. I tried several cheap brands and found them all miserably frustrating. I finally broke down and bought an Old Boy. I now have two Old Boys. One is a silver Sillem's that gives me trouble and I have to tear it down and clean it every couple months. The other is a regular Old Boy and it's very dependable. At some point, I may buy the butane insert for the Zippo but it kinda defeats the purpose I think.
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Post by DAN » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:55 pm

Just checking in with the observation that after three years of daily use, my Old Boy still works just fine despite having been dropped onto concrete a couple of times.
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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm

I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
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Re: lighters?

Post by hugodrax » Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:17 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
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Re: lighters?

Post by joegoat » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm

joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuv

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611
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Post by hugodrax » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:02 pm

Oooh, always wanted an Admiral. Somebody should bid on that. Joe, that's your huckleberry, right there.

The difference in quality and functionality over a zippo is exponential.
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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:46 am

JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm
joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuvSOLD for $8,

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611 UP TO $11.50 w 2 days to go. I predict a sales price around $29.
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Re: lighters?

Post by greenbriar » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:44 pm

In have a Zippo pipe lighter. I don't get the lighter fluid taste some complain about, or if I do it goes away with a few puffs. My only complaint is that like any Zippo even if you don't use it for a while the fluid still evaporates. Also a tip if you have trouble finding apipe lighter design you like--just but a normal Zippo that looks good too you and then send it to their repair people and write on your repair instruction slip that you just want the onset replaced for apipe insert and they do it for free

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Re: lighters?

Post by greenbriar » Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:46 pm

Those nimrod ones look interesting though

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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:44 pm

greenbriar wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:44 pm
I have a Zippo pipe lighter. I don't get the lighter fluid taste some complain about, or if I do it goes away with a few puffs. My only complaint is that like any Zippo even if you don't use it for a while the fluid still evaporates. Also a tip if you have trouble finding apipe lighter design you like--just but a normal Zippo that looks good too you and then send it to their repair people and write on your repair instruction slip that you just want the inset replaced for a pipe insert and they do it for free.
All true. I love my Zippos and their only fault is the frequent need to refill. Nimrods use the same fuel; if that bothers you or doesn't, it should be the same with the Nimrod. No customer service with the Nimrod as they are long out of business. Nimrod apparently bettered the frequent refill problem with a simple engineering difference in how the lighter fits together. Although my Zippos have been near to my heart for a long time and one is an engraved gift from my family, the Nimrod usually goes into my pocket.
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Re: lighters?

Post by Goose55 » Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:34 am

They aren't much coveted but these disposable, directional Linse Lighters are handy to have around. Our GaryinVA brought these to our attention a couple months ago and I have a 3 pack coming..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbrPDkQkTzM

Darn cheap, too....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Linse-Lighters- ... SwEetV9NPl
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Re: lighters?

Post by joegoat » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:32 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm
joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuv

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611
Well, the first one is gone and someone outright stole it! I may just have to bid on the second one though.
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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:59 am

joegoat wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:32 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm
joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuv

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611
Well, the first one is gone and someone outright stole it! I may just have to bid on the second one though.
4 hours left. It will be a travesty if you or Hugo do not end up with this new in the box lighter.
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Re: lighters?

Post by sweetandsour » Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:28 am

JudgeRusty wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:59 am
joegoat wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:32 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm
joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuv

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611
Well, the first one is gone and someone outright stole it! I may just have to bid on the second one though.
4 hours left. It will be a travesty if you or Hugo do not end up with this new in the box lighter.
Would it be a travesty if I didn't end up with it? If not, then that's good.
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Re: lighters?

Post by JudgeRusty » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:59 am

sweetandsour wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:28 am
JudgeRusty wrote:
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:59 am
joegoat wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:32 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:56 pm
joegoat wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:46 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:15 pm
I would still like to have an Old Boy.

But, to shed some "light" on this thread from the other lighter threads, for your outdoor lighting needs, seek out a Nimrod Admiral or Commander. Mine the Zippo threads for more info. Basically, it works as reliably as a Zippo and retains fuel for about three times as long. The problem is they don't make them anymore, but you can snag them on eBay. Mine was new-old-stock and is my go-to lighter now.
I keep an eye out on my antique shop stops. My Zippo has been far better than any bic or cheap 45 degree flame pipe lighter I've tried to date. The fluid running out is always a pain though.
Hurry.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/NIMROD-COMMANDE ... SwOjBZYmuv

or wow----http://www.ebay.com/itm/Judds-Vintage-N ... 2672852611
Well, the first one is gone and someone outright stole it! I may just have to bid on the second one though.
4 hours left. It will be a travesty if you or Hugo do not end up with this new in the box lighter.
Would it be a travesty if I didn't end up with it? If not, then that's good.
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Had u expressed an interest in getting a Nimrod lighter?
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