Lighters

Maven Space

When it comes to picking lighters to review, I’m generally selecting from a fairly small group of companies, many of whom you could probably name…

Porsche Design Spacecraft

The Porsche Design Spacecraft may not be from the outer reaches of the universe, but it does add a new dimension to the flat flame segment of cigar lighters.

Vector Defiance

It seems that not all that long ago, flat flame cigar lighters were seen as a bit of a novelty way of lighting your cigar….

S.T.Dupont miniJet (2021)

In our technology-driven world, we have seemingly got accustomed to product launches and then a series of updates. Certainly one of the most common examples…

Vertigo Zephyr

If you stay up on developments in the cigar lighter world, or if you’ve gone lighter shopping recently, you’ve undoubtedly seen a steady increase in…

S.T.Dupont Hooked

Frequent readers to this site, particularly those who peruse the PCA Convention & Trade Show—formerly IPCPR—booth posts, are undoubtedly familiar with the offerings of S.T.Dupont….

Thunderbird FT Flat Flame Insert

When it comes to a new cigar smoker learning the lessons of the pastime, one of the first ones is how to properly light a…

Topkay Triple Jet Torch

Most of the lighters that get reviewed on halfwheel come from the companies and brands you are likely to find in your local brick and mortar…

Vector Icon II

Whenever I see a new lighter, whether for review or not, I ask myself the same question: what problem does this solve? We’ve clearly mastered…

Visol Ridge

It appears that the cigar industry has its first COVID-19 pandemic-inspired lighter. As the story goes, the Visol Ridge was inspired by observing the experience…

Palió Vesuvio

After being asked what my favorite cigar is, the next most common question is likely what my favorite lighter is. That question is also usually…