$20+ may seem like a lot of money to pay for a lighter, but Zippos are certainly worth the price. With their limited lifetime warranty, Zippos are guaranteed free of material and workmanship related defects, and the company will repair or replace defective products even if your lighter is 50 years old!
How much does Zippo make a year?
It launched in 2012, and sales were around $3 million last year; Zippo hopes to hit $20 million by 2016. For now those products are partly made in China.
What is so good about zippos?
Usage. Zippo lighters, which have gained popularity as “windproof” lighters, are able to stay lit in harsh weather, due to the design of the windscreen and adequate rate of fuel delivery. A consequence of the windproofing is that it is hard to extinguish a Zippo by blowing out the flame.
Why is zippo stuck?
Your flint wheel is stuck because the steel rod it strikes is stuck at an awkward position against the wheel causing the wheel to be immobile. Find out how to loosen the steel rod and fix your Zippo!