Zippo Lighter

Zippo Lighter

What is the purpose of this object?

A Zippo lighter is a reusable metal lighter and its main purpose is to light a flame. It has a very simple design and is very easy to use. It stays lit, every time, in all kinds of weather no matter how windy, cold and wet the day is and produces a good steady flame. Zippo lighters are also popular as windproof lighters as it has windproofing and its very hard to extinguish by blowing out the flame.

What is it made out of?

The Zippo Lighter is made of smooth, stamped steel with a brushed chrome on the front and back, with polished chrome on sides. The lighter’s lid also opens and closes with a satisfying ‘click’; sound which makes it feel like a quality product. It has a nice weight and balance and feels good in your hand when you hold it and is small enough to fit in your pocket.

Overall thoughts...

Because, of the robust simplicity of its design and materials it makes it easy to find and purchase the right items in order to fix it. You can also find these items in your house as these are common house hold items. For example, a wick can be made with a piece of string and some copper wire.

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