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Butane Lighter Repair
Thorens Single Claw Papers
Links to Purchase Flint, Fuel, Wicks, Etc.
Zippo fuel, flint and wicks will work in the vast majority of petrol lighters, especially the flip-top, Zippo style.
Vector Butane is a good choice for vintage gas lighters as it comes with refill adaptors that enable you to fill a variety of gas valves.
If you are unsure what fuel or other supplies your lighter requires, leave a comment below and I’ll get you going in the right direction.
Beattie Jet Lighter: Patent Info