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Xikar butane

Anyone have problems with it? I bought 2 cans, one for me and one for a buddy. It seems like it has to much pressure in the can. My good lighters won't even light with it, just sounds like its coming out with extreme pressure. And my ronson, with a normally weak flame, is like a cutting torch flame. My buddy has the same problem. I've tried purging and refilling. It's definitely something wrong with the butane. Had to purge and refill with different butane a couple times just to get one lighter working again. So just thought I'd see if anyone else had this problem.


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    I've had Colibri and Xikar butane. I haven't really noticed a difference. But then again I don't know how to purge :P. But to answer your question no I haven't had the problem.
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    Lee.mcglynnLee.mcglynn Posts: 5,960 ✭✭✭✭
    Uuuummmmmm personally I'd just turn down the flame. I use xikar fluid some of the time but mostly use st dupont and vector. I have the exact opposite problem as you with the xikar fluid. But it also depends on the temperature that you are using your lighters
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    Doesn't matter if I turn the lighter down. And the temperature in the house is 70-72.
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    Gray4linesGray4lines Posts: 4,691 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Ive had nothing but great experiences with xikars butane. That said, I bet different butanes can perform differently in different lighters, especially if you are switching back and forth between brands. I cant think of anything except adjusting the flow on the lighter (some lighters you can set the flow "min" and "max" range by removing and repositioning the adjustment wheel).
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    danielruasdanielruas Posts: 778
    I've been using xikar butane exclusively (mostly because it's what my b&m carries) for 4+ years and have never had an issue, and I've had probably 10 different lighters in that time.
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