Over the holiday weekend, Vector-KGM announced that it will be releasing a trio of new lighters in the coming months.

The Vector Warrior is a high-powered, single flame tabletop torch that offers a trigger style ignition, flame lock button and adjustable flame that can reach temperatures up to 2,600F. It measures 5.8 x 3.8 x 1.2 inches and weighs 0.4 pounds, and is offered in six colors: copper polished, black rubber matte, gunmetal polished, blue matte with black, green matte with black, and red matte with black.

Also in the high powered tabletop category is the Vector Boost, also a single flame that can reach 2,600F and has a push button ignition, flame lock button and flame adjustment lever. It measures 5.17 x 1.29 x 2.1 and weighs 0.28 pounds, and is offered in six colors: gunmetal polished, rose gold polished, black matte, sparkle red, hi-polish chrome, and sparkle blue.

The company is adding a single flat flame torch lighter called the Defiance, which offers a visible fuel window and a punch cutter. The company has not yet released any specifics on the lighter, other than a single image of it in what appears to be a rose gold finish.

Finally, the Vector Spade, a pocket-friendly flat flame torch lighter, will be getting several new colors. The company has not confirmed how many, but an image sent out showed off four finishes that do not appear to be currently available. The Spade measures 2.63 x 1.49 x .36 inches and works at altitudes up to 12,000 feet.

In addition to these new options, the company has previously announced the Icon IV, the latest addition to its Icon series of lighters that feature touch panel ignitions and which are powered by a USB-rechargeable battery. The company has not yet released details about that lighter, other than indicating that it is aiming for an early October release.

Pricing and shipping dates for the new lighters have not yet been announced.

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