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Is there a good lighter for pits and camp stoves.

BC Buck

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I like to keep one of those disposable 9" lighters around for lighting camp stoves and pits. Seems like they stop working after about a year even if still have fluid in them.
 

rmmurray

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Any lighter is going to run out of fluid over time. I always have a zipper on me at all times. Of course, I am a cigarette smoker. The funny thing about lighters is that they will run out of fluid whether you use them or not
 

Brokenhandle

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Doubt if you're looking for the original zippo...flint and steel? Never runs out of fuel

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Actually I use this most of the time

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Can be a little pricey tho. Either that or just plan on buying a stick lighter about every 6 months.

Ryan
 

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A push button Benzomatic Propane Torch is all I have used for years. Lights Charcoal, Wood Stove, Camp Stove, Sears Meat, Melts Cheese. A single 1 pound Tank, lasts me 2 years or more...JJ
 

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I too have the Burnzomatic MAP Pro Swirl torch set-up, which is hotter than propane (3000°+) and I use it for my hobby metalworking, so it's a no brainer. I also have the hose model, but it's better for plumbing work.
 

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To start a wood fire I use a weed burner, for everything else a propane torch.
Al
 

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lighting camp stoves and pits.
You lighting propane or butane ? You can buy the spark lighters . Puts out a heavy spark .
 

BC Buck

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You lighting propane or butane ? You can buy the spark lighters . Puts out a heavy spark .
White gas stove and propane pit. I looked at them but afraid every time needed would need to be charged.
 

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White gas stove and propane pit. I looked at them but afraid every time needed would need to be charged.
The one I'm thinking of is mechanical . Pistol grip with a trigger . Uses flints . Used for lighting a welding torch . Not sure if it would work for you size wise . Check big box by the welding supplies .
 

BC Buck

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The one I'm thinking of is mechanical . Pistol grip with a trigger . Uses flints . Used for lighting a welding torch . Not sure if it would work for you size wise . Check big box by the welding supplies .
That would work for camp stove but my propane pit is tight long reach.
 

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