Lighters were invented in 1823, but their popularity really boomed in the United States during the Great Depression. The economy was down, people were feeling low, and many turned to cigarettes and tobacco to make it through.
The lighter is the silent warrior, letting weed have all the glamor of the spotlight while it lurks in the shadows confident in its supreme power. You're probably seeing the classic Bic Lighter in your head. We all owe a huge big thank to this essential element of human life. Lighters, on the other side, have come a long way since then.
A lighter offers so much flexibility. While it’s a must-have for when you are smoking a cigar or lighting up your pipe, it can also be an essential gear for your next backpacking trip and a useful tool to carry in your car. It also can help you around the house with tasks like lighting the candles on your partner’s birthday cake. Let’s look to upgrade from those cheap, multicolored gas station lighters that you may have stashed away in a junk drawer. Those work in a pinch, but ultimately are disposable
What Are the Different Types of Lighters?
Some lighters are refillable, others are completely disposable. Some have a flame, while others run on electricity. There are many styles of lighters out there, and each one works in its own special way.
The different types of lighter on the market today include:
How do lighters work?
With a quick, powerful motion of your thumb, roll the spark wheel down into the ignition button. Do not move anything but your thumb, and then keep holding down the ignition button to keep the gas flowing. If you don't see a flame, try again.