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Video: Refuelling the Peanut Lighter

Posted on 29 September, 2016  in Videos

The Maratac Peanut Ligter

The Maratac Peanut Ligter

I just realized that it’s been about a year or two since I’ve used the lighter that I carry in my daily bag. The Maratac Peanut Lighter is a pretty tough unit, but it looks like the lighter fluid in there needs to be topped-up.

Time to refuel the Peanut Lighter…

These come in a variety of sizes, metals, and colors at http://countycomm.com

2 thoughts on“Video: Refuelling the Peanut Lighter

  1. Awesome reminder! I keep my fluid near my keys and wallet so I remember often to refuel the zippo. I do the refilling near a sink to wash off the fluid from my hands before lighting and also as a safety in case the entire lighter gets engulfed (happens…). During a recent 6-day power outage I was keeping m lighter very busy: wood stoves, lamp oil lights, candles, and kerosene heaters. Best use to date was using my lighter to unfreeze an outdoor master padlock key hole. I keep spare lighters, flint, wicks, and fluid around just for post-earthquake bartering.

    1. My trouble is that I hardly ever use my lighter and need to remember that it’s there. I think I refuel it about every 6 months to a year just to make sure that it’s ready. I like this Peanut Lighter design best because it’s a sealed package when not in use. It live in a pocket of my bag and doesn’t make a mess.

      County Comm just released a new anodized model in red or green. I think I want to see if I can get them to swap the halves and get a red-AND-green one!


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