[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Light a Cigar
For those new to cigar collecting and enjoying them, there are a number of questions to ask to ensure your cigars stay in peak condition. One question that many wonder is: how to and how often to rotate cigars in a humidor? The answer is complex because there is no official method for rotating cigars in a humidor. Still, many experts agree that moving the cigars around the humidor gives them all an equal chance to maintain their freshness.
Welcome to our newest infographic series on butane torch lighters. We'll be going through the basics of lighter maintenance, parts of a lighter and how to keep your lighter going strong for years to come. To kick things off, we'll answer the #1 question that we get and show you how to refill your lighter correctly.
If you are just starting out in the world of cigars then no doubt you are wondering what types of cigars are best for those new to the hobby. The following is advice for beginners as well as a few recommendations.
The Xikar Executive Torch Lighter has a very slender design so that it will fit nicely in your pocket. The bottom of the lighter has a refill valve and flame adjustment wheel to control the flame height. This is a single action lighter - push the ignitor bar on the side and the cap automatically opens. This lighter features a single butane torch flame.
Having a good humidifier ensures that you are able to store a selection of cigars and keep them from drying out. That lets you enjoy your smokes over time, rather than smoking them as you buy them, and is a great way to grow your selection. Of course, you have to make sure that your humidor is doing its job, and making sure that you have a working humidifier is very important. How often should you replace your humidifier?
he Vector KGM Zone Single Flame Torch Lighter has a unique, concave shape to it and has a ribbed grip on both sides. The bottom of the lighter has a refill valve and flame adjustment knob. This is a single action lighter, simply push the ignitor button down and the cap automatically opens. This lighter has a single butane torch flame.
Having a humidor is a vital consideration for any cigar smoker. Without a humidor, you can expect your cigars to dry out and lose flavor. Whether you have a small desktop humidor, a larger floor model or a large walk-in humidor, its an essential piece of cigar smoking equipment. However, before you use your new humidor for the first time, its important that you season it correctly. What does that mean and how do you do it?
The Lamborghini Forza Single Flame Butane Torch Lighter comes in a leather carrying pouch. This lighter has a truly unique and modern design as well as a nice weight but it's light enough to keep in your pocket. The front of the lighter has a rubber covered ignitor button as well as a fuel gauge window and the bottom of the lighter has a refill valve and flame adjustment knob.To use this lighter, you just open up the cap and push the ignitor button down for a single butane flame.
Your hygrometer is a very important tool. It ensures that you are able to keep your humidor at the optimum humidity level (around 72%). However, you need to make sure that you have the right type of hygrometer for your needs. There are both analog and digital models available, but which is better? Should you go the traditional route and opt for an analog model? Is it better to jump aboard with new technology and choose a digital hygrometer?
The Vector KGM Titan 5 flame table torch lighter is really tall and nice and hefty. The lighter is designed to sit upright on a table and is good for a large group of cigar smokers. The lighter has a ton of fuel capacity and the bottom of the lighter has a flame adjustment knob and a refill valve. The sides of the lighter have some machined ribbing so it's easy to grip.
When storing their cigar and tobacco products, most tobacconists and cigar lovers understand the importance of creating and maintaining the ideal relative humidity environment. Exposing their inventory of tobaccos to high and low levels of humidity and temperature can easily degrade the tobacco product, leaving the smoking aficionados deeply disappointed. It does not take much fluctuation in atmospheric conditions to quickly diminish the cigar's peak flavor, and transform an expensive cigar into a worthless one.
The top brass of windproof cigar lighters, The Don has a Quantum torch flame ignition. The Don maintains a compact frame with its built-in guillotine cutter that can dissect up to a 50-ring cigar.
One of the most enjoyable things about smoking cigars is being able to explore the different tastes available. Different types of cigars offer very different flavors and aromas. What about tobacco origins, though? Whatís the difference in the taste of cigars from different countries?
The Vector KGM Quattro Quad Flame Lighter has a nice shape weight and has a nice feel to it. The bottom of the lighter has a refill valve and flame adjustment knob. This lighter also has a built in punch cutter and visible fuel window.
Today, we wrap up our Zippo 101 infographic series. We hope that you've enjoyed our infographics and we'd love your feedback! We figured every Zippo owner should know at least one Zippo trick. Learn how to do the Twilight Zone below!
In order to smoke a cigar properly, you have to take the right steps. Preparation is the key. Unlike cigarettes, which can be lit up pretty much anyway you want, you canít do that with a cigar. Youíll need the right lighter, the right location and the time to appreciate that smoke. Youíll also need the right cutting tool. Cigar cutters come in varying shapes and sizes, from guillotine shapes to scissors. While one-piece cutters are the easiest to use, you should know how to use cigar scissors to cut a cigar.
There are lots of different cigar styles and sizes. Even within the categories we're about to give you an overview of, there are almost endless variations. It can be a little overwhelming that there are so many options out there for you to try. Still, we aim to provide you with enough information to at least get you going in the right direction. First, we'll look at the different styles that are available. Then, we'll look at how the sizes are categorized.
Rolling right along in our Zippo 101 infographic series, we thought we would cover a maintenance procedure that isn't discussed as much as refilling or changing a wick. This week, we'll show you how to change a Zippo flint wheel. We hope you enjoyed last week's infographic
on how to change a Zippo wick and we'd love your feedback!
Just want to take a moment to wish everyone a happy 4th of July! Wishing you long ashes and copious amounts of various grilled foods.
We hope you all enjoyed last weeks infographic on how to refill a Zippo. Today, we are continuing our Zippo 101 series and will show you how to change a zippo wick.
Hope everyone out there had a great weekend. We are headquartered in Tampa, so we spent the weekend hiding from Tropical Storm Debby and building an ark.
We hope you all enjoyed last weeks infographic on the anatomy of a Zippo. Today, we are continuing our Zippo 101 series and will show you how to refill a Zippo.
The more that you know about how cigars are categorized, the more effectively you will be able to shop for specific types of cigars that you enjoy. Aficionados often take the time to learn as much as they can about various aspects of their smokes so that they can create a collection of high-quality stogies. Learning cigar styles is an important part of this process.
This lighter has a really unique design - the entire front of the lighter is a visible fuel window so you can see exactly how much fuel you have left.
Hope everyone out there had a great Father's Day weekend! We're kicking this Monday off with the first of a weekly infographic series covering Zippo lighters. We'd love to hear your feedback. Enjoy!
Just as there are notable taste differences between international and domestic cigars, there are also differences between the various international cigars themselves. Of course, if you think about it, this makes perfect sense.