Dunhill Windproof Lighter: The Fusee(Rope) Mechanism That Requires No Fuel

This vintage trench lighter will combust your joint without you ever having to worry about the fuel evaporating into oblivion.

A Lighter That Never Needs More Fuel

At first glance, the Dunhill Windproof Lighter may look familiar in that it has similar or even identical features to other trench or petrol lighters of its day, while at the same time having one very obvious difference, that long-ass orange rope sticking out the bottom. Continue reading “Dunhill Windproof Lighter: The Fusee(Rope) Mechanism That Requires No Fuel”

A Template For Ebay Selling Success

Efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to listing on Ebay. There are simple steps that can be taken at any point in your selling journey in order to remove as much of the hassle, the mundane and avoid the burnout that many sellers experience. This article will outline the content a template for Ebay selling should contain, as well as some friendly advice from one Ebay seller to another.

An All-encompassing GoalUsing Sell Similar Item Function As A Template For Selling On Ebay

I have met some folks in my life who claim to enjoy the morbidly unexciting or downright loathsome tasks that life sometimes requires of us. Things like chopping garlic or onions. I, on the other hand, seek to avoid them at all costs.

Uploading listings to Ebay can be another of those unpleasant tasks but that is the beauty of creating a template on which you are going to base every listing you upload to Ebay. Why do work every time you upload a listing, if you could do that work one time and be done with it forever? Continue reading “A Template For Ebay Selling Success”

Medical Marijuana In Oklahoma: Dispensaries Thrive As 788 Takes Root

A sampling of the finest medical marijuana dispensaries the greater Oklahoma City metropolitan area has to offer.

A Lay Of The Land

Since the citizens of Oklahoma voted to legalize medical marijuana in June of 2018, the state has been on a fast track to catch up to states with more progressive cannabis policy and it would appear, possibly even surpass them. Oklahoma now has the highest percentage of medical marijuana card holders by population among all medically legal states.

Glitter Apples from BCC Collective.
Glitter Apples from BCC Collective

When 788 passed, the ballot initiative had certain triggers in place that required the law be implemented, whether the desired framework for testing, packaging, etc. was in place or not. This has Continue reading “Medical Marijuana In Oklahoma: Dispensaries Thrive As 788 Takes Root”

How To Create An Ebay Listing That Stands Out From The Crowd

Anyone can create a listing on Ebay. The platform is relatively user-friendly, a cell phone can be used for every aspect of the listing process from taking photos and video to actually uploading your listing and requires no money before you make a sale. In this
article we are going to discuss not just how to create an Ebay listing but how to create one that stands out from the crowd.

Consistency Is Critical For Your Success

Anyone who’s spent hours at a time at a computer or tablet, creating listings to upload to Ebay can tell you, it’s not the most exciting, rah-rah, put a step in your gate kind of activity. It is tedious work and every time you needlessly perform a task that could have been automated, a toll is exacted Continue reading “How To Create An Ebay Listing That Stands Out From The Crowd”

Best Cordless Rechargeable Drills On Amazon For Vintage Lighter Repair

If you are gathering up the tools necessary for vintage cigarette lighter repair, it would be difficult to overstate the importance of a quality, rechargeable drill if you plan to have much success. Simple jobs may require basic tools but does a daunting task necessitate more precise equipment? In this article we will sort through these and other questions to make sure that you purchase the right tool for the job you have before you.


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How To Repair Vintage Cigarette Lighters That Won’t Spark

Whether you have inherited a family heirloom, hit the jackpot at the flea market or perhaps landed that lighter of a lifetime on Ebay, if it won’t spark you may have your work cut out for you before you are able to light your bowl with it. In this article, I will cover the main issues associated with vintage petrol lighters that fail to ignite and a few common techniques that will help to get most lighters functioning again.Drill and makeshift ramrod used to clear degraded flint from curved tube.

(Full Disclosure: clearing old, degraded, sometimes petrified flint from old lighters is without question my least favorite part of the job. Some of these techniques I learned elsewhere and some I developed on my own. None of them are foolproof and I have encountered more obstructed flint tubes than I care to recall that forced me to admit defeat.) Continue reading “How To Repair Vintage Cigarette Lighters That Won’t Spark”

How To Sell On Ebay For Beginners: Core Fundamentals

Selling on Ebay can be an exciting, money making adventure when done right but if you jump in head first without any foundational forethought, you’ll likely end up scratching your head in a corner somewhere wondering what the hell went wrong. In this article I will outline a few fundamental principles that if practiced, will lead any seller, veteran or beginner, to Ebay success. This is not a get-rich-quick scheme but rather sound principles that will provide the basis for long term profitability.

It’s A Seller’s Market!

Anyone can sell on Ebay. The way the platform is set up from creating listings and uploading product photos, how you get paid and everything in between, is relatively user-friendly. Continue reading “How To Sell On Ebay For Beginners: Core Fundamentals”

How To Replace The Wick In Any Petrol Lighter

Nothing can dampen the thrill of finding a cool old cigarette lighter like a disintegrating or contaminated wick. While it can seem like a daunting task to the uninitiated, with a little bit of knowledge and a few common tools, just about anyone is capable of rewicking a petrol lighter.

Does My Lighter Need A New Wick?

There’s really only one reason you need to change the wick in a petrol lighter and that is it’s not lighting properly in one way or another.

You might want to change it if you’re going to sell the lighter simply so it looks cleaner. Sort of like checking under the hood of an automobile you are interested in buying, you may not know everything but if it looks clean you will probably feel better about the purchase. Your customer is the same way. Continue reading “How To Replace The Wick In Any Petrol Lighter”

Embed Youtube Video In Your EBay Listings Simple and Easy

Ebay is a crowded market. Depending on what you sell, you may need to take advantage of every trick or strategy you can get a hold of just to keep your head above water.

Could Your Sales Be Better?

There a products out there that practically sell themselves. Think of some of the Christmas time products like Tickle-Me-Elmo or Power Ranger action figures. These items were all the craze when they hit the market and supply was so short of demand that it created a huge secondary market. These kinds of items may not take much effort to sell but they are also not the kinds of items that are listed in most Ebay stores. Continue reading “Embed Youtube Video In Your EBay Listings Simple and Easy”

Vintage Petrol Lighters That Were Built to Last: Thorens Semi-Automatic Single and Double Claw

Thorens Single and Double Claw Lighters, when functioning properly, are a thing of beauty, Vintage Petrol Lighters That Were Built to Last.

Tiny Machines

It is pretty comical, in comparison to most of what is available on the market today, to consider the craft and workmanship that went into the design, function and feel of the Thorens Single and Double Claw Semi-Automatic Petrol Lighters. They are true works of art and ingenuity and I never waste an opportunity to add another Thorens lighter to my Ebay store. Continue reading “Vintage Petrol Lighters That Were Built to Last: Thorens Semi-Automatic Single and Double Claw”