Just Say No to Disposables

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Why can't I use a disposable butane lighter for my cigar?

Just Say No to Disposables

It's tempting to think that a cheap disposable butane lighter could work as a cigar lighter and save money to be spent on more premium cigars. But any regular cigar smoker will tell you they just don't work. You need to hold the flame on for 5-10 seconds to properly toast and light a decent cigar. Hold the flame that long on a disposable and you'll toast your fingers, too. And don't try to light it in the wind, either. You're actually better trying to light your cigar with wooden kitchen matches than a typical cheap disposable.



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