This is a two for one review since the cutter is pretty basic to talk about. The Rodeo cutter is a double guillotine with as sharp of blades as any you’ll find. What sets it apart is the heft and thickness plus it’s Inca like designs. It’s all metal with a … Continue reading
JetLine Rodeo Cutter and New York Cigar Lighter Reviewby Bryan Glynn, February 13, 2016
This economical cigar lighter has a solid construction and is packed with features! They include a locking self-releasing top cover actuated by the thumb ignition switch. The flame glows red and is a very wind resistant 2″ soft flame. The side has a fuel window and the bottom a flip … Continue reading →
This is a beefy, industrial looking and feeling cigar lighter. It’s all metal with a solid substantial feel. The ignition button has a weight to it and must be depressed a fair way past flush so you don’t need to worry about it trying to light in a pocket. The … Continue reading →
This is a basic but stylish tabletop cigar lighter made for practical use and simplicity. It only has a single control for the flame height and that’s all you get as far as features. The protective lid springs open as you press down on the ignition button, providing 4 small … Continue reading →
Mrs. Brog Ashtray, desktop Humidor And Travel Tubesby Bryan Glynn, January 10, 2016
These are three products from a Chinese company called Mrs. Brog – a desktop humidor, travel tubes and a basic ashtray. The ashtray is nothing special, just a bronze like metal stamped design with a single slot for a cigar and decently deep bowl. The desktop humidor is good for … Continue reading →
This is a Chinese 10 cigar hardshell travel humidor sold (at least right now) exclusively through Amazon. It is similar to a Pelican or Cigar Caddy design with nice details. The latches are secure and appear durable, the lid has a rubber gasket seal and also has a built … Continue reading →
This is finally a viable high quality double guillotine cutter suited for all the huge ring gauge lovers out there. Yes I know the typical sized cutters can work ok on some, but this one works as intended, going completely around the cigars, up to 76 rg, to cut anywhere … Continue reading →
This single action guillotine cutter features a very study thick metal construction, with internal springs to snap it open with the flick of a slider button. The blade cuts well, with a straight close action doing the work. The body is hefty and solid, coated in a rubberized film on … Continue reading →
This very heavy, chunky, solid metal lighter is more a mechanical device than a lighter. It’s beefy, cold to the touch and feels in the hand like it belongs in a machine shop. Very simple in design and function it simply makes fire. The top bezel twists and locks open … Continue reading →
This is a 5 spiked spring loaded plunge cutter designed to give you a keychain-friendly tool for an alternative cut on your cigar. http://www.cigarperforator.com/
The guys at Stage-V.com sent me over a couple of their cigar clips to try out and I have to say it’s quite a useful tool, unlike most cigar gimmicks I run across. Featuring a simple yet commercial grade design, it velcros or sticks via two small flush magnets to … Continue reading →
Colibri Julius Matte Black & Gold Cigar Lighter Reviewby Bryan Glynn, July 7, 2015
This gorgeous black and gold lighter is a flint roller flip top in the style of an S.T. Dupont with one huge difference – it’s 2x the size! As a big hand user that is a VERY welcome feature to me. It keeps all the mechanical goodness and natural flame … Continue reading →
This luxury lighter from maker S.T. Dupont features a chrome and black lacquer finish on a very sleek modern design. Materials and construction are expectedly flawless, while use is simple and direct. A single side lever actuates ignition and gas flow, producing a unique VERY wind-resistant flat short flame. Feature … Continue reading →
Screwpop sent in their third iteration of a keychain mounted bottle opener/cigar cutter. This one is more of a traditional design, departing from the previous two punch designs. How does it stand up to a typical cutter? Let’s find out together.
This is a really sweet table top soft flame lighter in the style of an oil lamp. It has simple direct controls for adjusting flow to the venturi, an ignition bottle and a huge chrome reservoir to hold a ton of fuel. It’s good for any calm conditions and by … Continue reading →
This signed Padron 50 Years lighter from S.T. Dupont features the same rock solid construction and performance as the rest of the line, with a pinpoint accurate precision single flame. Additionally, this has an embossed, glove soft leather pouch that llows full operation while the lighter is protected!
Prometheus Fuente Fuente Forbidden X Lighter Reviewby Bryan Glynn, November 23, 2014
Featuring a gold apperance, solid metal construction and impressive heft, this Prometheus triple torch lighter features an immaculate layout of Fuente Forbidden X artwork. With signatures and logos covering every surface, this matches the great looks with great performance. Large fairly fot triple jets combine with the two outermost angled … Continue reading →
Coming out again with a new version and product changes, this is 2.0 of the Screwpop. A cigar punch cutter for your keychain that also features a bottle opener. Does it improve on version 1? We’ll see.
This is a high quality 30-40 stick count desktop unit from DanielMarshall.com in a matte black piano finish with gold plated accents. It features double divers, a double sized foam pack and very good digital thermometer and hygrometer on the lid.
Vertigo Champ & Raptor Cigar Lighter Reviews This is a pair of very similar lighters both from Vertigo, featuring a lifetime warranty, multiple burners and a compact pocketable size, in between a normal and table lighter format. Starting with the Champ, it features