Introduction: Basic Zippo Opening Trick

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First you need a zippo. You'll need to hold it in one hand onthe side with the hinge

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You then need to take your other hand and bring it along side the zippo with enough friction to open the lid

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At this point the lid should be open, now for the hard(ER) part

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You now new to bring your hand down so it hits the striker. I hit my hand on the wind sheild quite a lot. It should light now

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And it's lit! It would be cool to then close it with the basic close in my other instructable.( please make sure to check it out!) I hope you enjoyed and please feel free to follow or comment.


It would be great to see a video of this in action!

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