Super Lighter

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Intro: Super Lighter

a Tutorial on how to change your ordinary lighter to a Super Lighter. Its for all you pyromaniacs like me out there.

Step 1: Get the Lighter

go to the local market and get a lighter with a wheel for now. Later i'll do a tutorial for atomatic lighters or lighters with nothing to adjust the size of the flame(depends on the responses).

Step 2: See the Flame Size

if you like the size you have leave this tutorial...if not continue and take out the metal casing arond the mechanism.

Step 3: Super Sizing the Flame

I just want to remind you that fire is dangerous and what you do with this tutorial is not my responsibility. anfter that said the steps are on the pictures . left to right

Step 4: End

you finished it. now just put the metal casing back and enjoy a huge flame.

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    105 Discussions

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    d-e-m-aker

    9 months ago

    i need to fix a 25.00 butane lighter shaped liked a rifle....any one help me ? i think it is the flint gone...because i have to light it with matches...its about 35cm long

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    MandalorianMaker

    4 years ago

    if you turn it too fat you get a fireball in ur hand lol

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    swim_guy5150

    5 years ago

    Mine doesn't have that little thing to adjust it with

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    Bob the dog

    6 years ago on Introduction

    I got my flame 5-6 in. high, but I forgot to put the metal part back on and I saw it melting so I threw it and after 2 seconds the thing turned into a huge fireball and now my mailbox is kind of melted.

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    undeadscourge

    7 years ago on Step 4

    I turned it like that twice, put metal case back on and lit it, it turned into a spray bottle spewing out liquid fire, I had lots of fun,hee hee, fire....

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    22894

    8 years ago on Step 3

    great one, except i lost half my finger in the process!

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    pyroninja21

    9 years ago on Step 4

    be extreamly careful when doing this if u take off the mettle part there is nothing stopping the heat to melt the butto down and burn the casing and the boom

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    Pyroman

    12 years ago

    so um...basically...you open the valve the fire comes out of all the way? i got an idea that doesn't even involve opening it. U just move the falme adjuster from the - side to the + side! Oh i just got a wicked long nosed lighter. it's a scripto wind-resistant and the flame looks like a friggin blowtorch. i'll give u picks as soon as i find it...

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    53rp3ntPyroman

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    Yeah, that works if you only want to crank up your lighter to maybe 2 in. tops. If you want more, you have to remove the metal casing. Also, you can take the casing off and remove the wheel and other parts until you have just the fuel cartridge. Then twist the knob until you hear the gas coming out. light another lighter and hold it near the outpouring gas and you have a small blow-torch. Have fun.

    If you just want a big flame thats likely to eventually ignite the plastic and pose a threat then move the lever all the way to full, then lift the cheap plastic tab off the valve gear, so that it skips without closing when you move it to the left.. The good Bics are pretty much the only ones not adjustable.. Even the cheapos with no lever have the gear you can turn with a fingernail.. Its idiotic waste though, if you feed that butane/propane jet through a proper aspirator you can get a nice >2000°F blue flame that can actually be put to use.. Warning though, as safe as this foolishness seems, you do take the risk of losing a hand.. Those lighters aren't exactly safe when they're used properly.. I can't count the number of times I've seen them refuse to extinguish, or ignite the plastic.. If I do use a cheapo lighter, I blow it out everytime, just incase.. Furthermore, the metal cover should be used! Its there for a reason..