Zippo

Discussion in 'Pipe Accessories' started by woody, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. SidStavros

    SidStavros Member

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    https://pipesmokersforum.com/community/threads/zippo.6118/page-8#post-543958
    Those inserts have some problems also,search via google and you will find some posts about them.
     


  2. LostDog13

    LostDog13 Yes, I'm a New World Samurai

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    I absolutely love zippos. I still have and use one that I bought while in high school, AIT, my "invasion" zippo (purchased in Camp Virginia, Kuwait in 2003 just a few days before crossing into Iraq), and my newest zippo (Jack Daniels) picked up last October. Ordered a pipe zippo last week, and cannot wait to get it in. I'll get at least one more changed over when I get back Stateside, but cannot ship the lighter out of the CMR.
     
  3. JoeSmall

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    Ordered a black zippo pipe lighter from amazon last night when the wife was looking for something to bump up the price of her stuff to get free shipping.
     
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  4. MikeInMaine

    MikeInMaine Passes for human

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    You'll love it.
     
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  5. JoeSmall

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    Yeah, I found it worked much better than my bic on Sunday.
     
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  6. Lukasaurus

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    Zippo are a great company, my friend got his faulty casing hinge sorted by them with zero hassle.
     
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  7. Brian Powers

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    Got my titanium repaired a while back. The tack weld is apparent, but is starting to blend in again. I nearly sh!the myself when I tried to find a second one on the bay.
     
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  8. mecompco

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    Is it solid titanium? All I find are titanium plated ones. A titanium Zippo would be awesome!
     
  9. Brian Powers

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    It is solid titanium. I think I paid $35 for it when I got it. Selling for 10 times that easily on eBay now. Oh and a titanium Zippo IS awesome. :)
     
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  10. mecompco

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    Found some pics on Google--I've gotta have one. Sadly, $300 plus is out of the question for the time being. I've carried an original titanium Cold Steel TiLite for the last 11 years (which replaced the titanium Spyderco Special Police I carried previously) and a titanium Zippo would make a nice companion, I think.
     
  11. Rickpal14

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    I will be in the Bradford, PA area next week and am planning on spending some time and money at the factory!!!:banana:

    Usually get out that way once a year so its perfect timing to add to my collection.
     
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  12. SidStavros

    SidStavros Member

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    The cheapest i found was in 80$ [coated] without shipping. :(
     
  13. Jazzman1021

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    Hi all. Zippo pipe lighter is the best for me. Never any problems with odor tainting the tobacco. No burnt rims.

    Best wishes.

    JM1021
     
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  14. vmfa314

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    Here is what the pipe zippo looks like. The outer case is the same as a regular Zippo.
    [​IMG]
     
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  15. SidStavros

    SidStavros Member

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    Vacation [pipe smoking] rules:
    No 1: Always bring your Zippo due the winding situations you are about to encounter
    No 2: Other lighters will fail
    No 3: Don't forget the above rules.

    Somebody few days ago learned a lesson by "the hard way". :whis:
     
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  16. Rockbass

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    [​IMG] I have a Zippo problem: The one on the bottom left is my newest and won't hold a fill for more than 36 hours. I have sealed it with vasoline, no go. All the other lighters are working, in rotation, and have no problems. Have any ideas?
     
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  17. SidStavros

    SidStavros Member

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    Back to the factory for inspection? There is a guarantee.
     
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  18. Rockbass

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    Thanks Sid. I have some reg. inserts to change to pipe so might as well get both done.
     
  19. SidStavros

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    As a Greek i am used to make "patents",in many cases they work but if your problem isn't in fitting or an adjustment [you can do these by your self] one then maybe the factory will change him with a new one. In USA you have excellent customer care policy,relay on this.
     
  20. Hofnar

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    I´d suspect the fluid. I once tried to use chemical petroleum (which is way cheaper than the Zippo fluid). It worked fine but evaporated quickly.
     
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