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What's your favorite torch or lighter to use with the Vapcap?

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by Mr. Me2, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    I've used colibri, and it's fine. These days, there's a heradshop a couple blocks from work who always has Vector, so that's what I've been using for a while now. No problems.
     
  2. LesPlenty

    LesPlenty Well-Known Member

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    I think anything that says 7x refined or better will be OK, just steer clear of Ronson Red, that is what I have heard.:tup:
     
  3. El Peligroso

    El Peligroso Member

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    Thanks for the advice everyone. I also bought aomai am228 + honest butane torch as my torches.
     
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  4. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    Yeah, the afore mentioned Vector cans I get from my local headshop are normally the ones labeled 14x refined.

    And they are the big Pringles-can size cans, so they last a very long time for the $6 they cost. I just haven't felt the need to shop around. I usually have three to five of them in my medicine cabinet.
     
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  5. Moses Baca

    Moses Baca Well-Known Member

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    I've been thinking a dual flame torch would be a good form for the VC. I like the looks of the Xikar Tech, it's the only double torch I could find with a large tank. Anyone have any experience with these? Not sure I want to drop $30+ on something if it doesn't work much better than the cheapies.

    I've got a couple triple flame Vertigo Hawks I got with my DV Deluxe kits. One works great, the other not so much and they both go through butane pretty fast. I'm guessing that a dual flame would use a bit less fuel.
     
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  6. Phenix

    Phenix Well-Known Member

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    I prefer the ease of use with triple flames as I can use them even in the total darkness. Single/dual are too much of a hassle for me if there is no source of light.

    Double will save a tad of gas. In theory 1/3 less than a triple
     
  7. LesPlenty

    LesPlenty Well-Known Member

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    I like my Honest twin flame the best out of my lighters, around 80 heat cycles to a tank. I just cam't find a link anymore. Triples are not great for precision heat control (good for beginners though) and singles are a bit slow:2c:
     
  8. Phenix

    Phenix Well-Known Member

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    That’s trough. I also own that Honest dual torch with a sleek all metal built.

    Triple vertigo are what I prefer. I point two flames at the bottom of the cap and one to the end. Gives good extraction in 2-3 hits
     
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  9. KidFated.

    KidFated. We Don't Even Live Here..

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    Does anyone have experience with the Zico mt37?
     
  10. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    Hmmm...looks interesting.
    [​IMG]

    Though, since induction heaters have shown themselves on the playing field, I've lost interest in table-top torches.
    I use IH at home, and torches when out and about, and tabletop torches don't work for out and about.
     
  11. KidFated.

    KidFated. We Don't Even Live Here..

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    Yup I’m looking for a tabletop torch, i use my ih’s but I love a good torch
     
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  12. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    Where u buy
    Whats it called
     
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