I always have one of those cheap three packs of small bic lighters in my pack. I do rotate them because I'm not sure as to how long there shelf life
is. I used to always have medicine vials filled with Strike anywhere matches but used them up camping thinking that I could just go and pick up
No trouble with the element burning out?
All of that type of lighter I have had,3 I think,have died after a few months due to the element burning out.
Maybe yours has an element made out of more durable metal-I always thought thats what they needed to do.
You can't find strike-anywhere matches? Where do you live? Grocery stores in eastern PA have a lot or check out Amazon; pretty cheap there too.
I just bought 4 peanut lighters about a month ago, filled them with lighter fluid and they still light. For anyone unfamiliar with these, they're
small and look like a metal pill container. The cap and o-ring prevents the fluid from evaporating. Great little item in my opinion.
Thanks for pointing out the peanut lighters. Pretty neat things. Next time I go visit my bud in eastern Ohio I need to check out the Farm & Fleet
there. I bet they have strike anywhere matches. *Proceeds to tattoo Farm & Fleet on forehead so I remember*
Yep, I like these little lighters better than Bics. I found out the hard way that when it's really cold it's tough to work the Bics with that
safety device on them. Bought the Peanut Lighters when I returned home.
Good luck finding the matches, glad I had those when the lighter wouldn't light.
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