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Well for the benefit of public knowledge, I ordered a Zorro 912s round top with a butane insert that has a see thru gas window and extra o rings. I will report back when it arrives lol. I love Zippos but hate the fuel evaporation. This should solve that.
Slap a ranger band around the zippo where the lid meets the body 👍. The fuel will keep alot longer. Just pulled out a pipe lighter that I can't remember the last time I refueled it. Guessing around 6-8months ago. Opened it up and it lit right up. On average I've had them last 3+ months after a full refuel and my occasional use.
 
Slap a ranger band around the zippo where the lid meets the body 👍. The fuel will keep alot longer. Just pulled out a pipe lighter that I can't remember the last time I refueled it. Guessing around 6-8months ago. Opened it up and it lit right up. On average I've had them last 3+ months after a full refuel and my occasional use.
I know of that hack, just bugs me they (Zippo) knows of this and doesn't address it. I also ordered an Imco that is similar to another lighter I have. It's made differently is the reason.
 
I know of that hack, just bugs me they (Zippo) knows of this and doesn't address it. I also ordered an Imco that is similar to another lighter I have. It's made differently is the reason.

Which model imco out of curiosity? All fuel lighters have evaporation issues to some extent I guess. Unless they are completely oring sealed.
 
Man I am weak after alot of beer lol. After looking at my Douglass field lighter I also ordered 2 neo 4 mini lighter's. Maybe a L version later but I'm done for now lol. You may ask why 2, well these are always out of stock, and it seemed one as a gift would be cool. I haven't figured out how to order them direct, so edc supply is it for now.
 
The Zorro is o ringed and huge. Here is the Imco, I hate people saying they are made in Austria like the original, this is from Ali View attachment 1281320 I will compare my douglas s field lighter to them as well as my honest trench lighters I love.
I believe I have a few of those. They perform well. Only difference I can see between them and my real imco was the ali lighter says "designed in" Austria and the reel one says "made in". Good stuff 👍
 
I believe I have a few of those. They perform well. Only difference I can see between them and my real imco was the ali lighter says "designed in" Austria and the reel one says "made in". Good stuff 👍
I have seen 'real imco' stuff with come Austria as well. Somewhere I also saw the real ones are magnetic. And the newer Chinese ones are stainless in a version that's not. Have you tested that out ? Out of curiosity?
 
I have seen 'real imco' stuff with come Austria as well. Somewhere I also saw the real ones are magnetic. And the newer Chinese ones are stainless in a version that's not. Have you tested that out ? Out of curiosity?

I don't have any of the older original imcos to try out unfortunately. I believe the one original I have was made near to when they stopped making them in Austria. That said the one I do have and the Chinese copies are all non magnetic. The copies are just as nice as the original though. Even has all the patent stamping haha. I can't tell a difference other than the wording of where it is made.

The original is just stamped "austria" on the bottom
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Both the copies say "come of Austria".

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And the one 6800 streamline model I have from china says "from Austria"
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All are nice lighters though. They all function the same and work great.The chinese models feel a little bit heavier.

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