Cabelas Stormlighter

Discussion in 'Functional Gear & Equipment' started by Tyler Danann, Mar 1, 2014.


  1. Tyler Danann

    Tyler Danann Monkey

    Interesting bit of kit I've been meaning to make a video about for a while now.

    Bought in 2010 for $50 and it's never let me down...

    They don't make them like this anymore and I was wondering if anyone else owns this type or maybe the newer model?

     
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  2. Snake_Doctor

    Snake_Doctor Call me Snake...

    Gasps and clutches chest. A survival type post?! Lol. Isn't that what they used to called their guide lighter? Walmart had a similar version for a while, but I don't know if it had the O rind seal.
     
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  3. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Yes I have a similar one, bright orange. Gas and electric coil, so nearly impossible to blow out. One problem though, the battery is dead, and no one has been able to get it open to replace the battery. So it is gas only now, but still works OK otherwise.
     
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  4. Snake_Doctor

    Snake_Doctor Call me Snake...

    I had thought to get one of the orange ones. I bought a micro torch from a head shop and even though it's gas only I have yet to have it blow out in even heavy wind. Best five bucks I've ever spent on survival gear. Wish I had bought at least a dozen.
     
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  5. Tyler Danann

    Tyler Danann Monkey

    So does it no longer self-ignite now with the failed battery?

    Does the screw on the base not release the armored shell from the main housing?
     
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  6. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    It does still ignite, it is piazo lighting, but no, it will not seperate, no matter how much force is applied.
     
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  7. Tyler Danann

    Tyler Danann Monkey

  8. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Electric coil. With both on, the light is nearly impossible to blow out. It is a two stage lighter. The coil keeps the gas lit, as well as add heat.
     
  9. Mechwolf

    Mechwolf Monkey+

    Well you could always get a butane torch as well.... A little bit bigger but easier to maintain.
     
  10. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I've got propane, mapps gas, and oxy/aset, on board my truck. I'll manage.
     
  11. Mechwolf

    Mechwolf Monkey+

    I def wouldn't use the Oxy/aset to light a cigarette though :)
     
  12. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    I've used it for things as delicate as a frozen door lock. a cigarette is child's play.
     
  13. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Yep, can do. Not recommended, but lighting smokes is sometimes necessary. (No one says you need to have it in your face to light---)
     
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