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. https://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
Visol Sharp Lines Chrome Cigar Cutter This is a highly polished stainless steel double guillotine cutter with blades that come in from either side on coil springs. The actuation is butter smooth and keeps an even tension all the way through the cut. The release is a smooth hair trigger … Continue reading →
Cigar Oasis Humidification Devices Review – Ultra, Excel, Plus & Magnaby Bryan Glynn, June 18, 2014
Cigar Oasis Humidification Devices Review – Ultra, Excel, Plus & Magna I was originally going to do separate review videos but thinking about it, that would have been fairly boring and repetitive since all share so much in common. So instead I go through them all talking about the differences … Continue reading →
IM Corona Double Corona Chrome Lines Lighter Reviewby Bryan Glynn, June 14, 2014
IM Corona Double Corona Chrome Lines Lighter Review This beautiful high quality chrome lighter features rock solid construction, grooved casing work, polished chrome everywhere else and a sturdy spring loaded flip top. It’s of course butane fueled but is also a mechanical flint design! The knurled roller on the side … Continue reading →
S.T. Dupont MiniJet Blue Skull Lighter Review This all metal single torch lighter features an automotive grade high gloss blue and black paint finish with a stylized skull on both sides. The pivot lever side ignition button has a blind emboss ST DUPONT and has no play in it. The … Continue reading →
Adorini Black Slate Deluxe Cigar Humidor Review This gorgeous medium sized desktop humidor features a solid slate veneer over Spanish cedar hardwood. The bottom is felt lined, the interior features a removable tray and a completely customizable configuration. You can place the tray at any level and it comes with … Continue reading →
Xikar Pull Punch Cigar Cutter Review This unit was generously sent in by viewer Dan Forsley and will be going out in a future giveaway soon so keep an eye out for it – thank you again Dan! Featuring an all-metal design, this unit is small and bullet shaped with … Continue reading →
Lotus Mundial Quadruple Chrome Lighter Review This is a back to basics large table lighter, sporting four large jet flames with a long softer tail extending for a few inches. It’s a solid metal design with a spring loaded flip top and large smooth easy to operate thumb button for … Continue reading →