"cigar jack" to light the cigars?

DrMundoDrMundo 1325Posts: 24
edited March 2017 in Cigar 101
In the car, it has the device people usually called as "cigar jack". But I've never seen that using "cigar jack" to light the cigar. Well, I'm just curious, Is anyone in here have tried the "cigar jack" to light cigars before?  

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  • 0patience0patience Oregon CoastPosts: 8,183 ✭✭✭✭✭
    You mean the cigarette lighter?

    There is no crisis that a good cigar can't cure.

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  • Amos_UmwhatAmos_Umwhat West TNPosts: 4,452 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2017
    jgibv said:
    Um...


    Seriously, we don't know what it is.
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  • CharlieHeisCharlieHeis South DakotaPosts: 5,507 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Judging by the previous posts, I'm not the only one that's never heard it called a cigar jack before.
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  • dirtdudedirtdude AZPosts: 4,718 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Do you mean scissor jack
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  • jgibvjgibv John G.Posts: 9,231 ✭✭✭✭✭
    dirtdude said:
    Do you mean scissor jack
    and what about edward scissorhands?

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  • Bob_LukenBob_Luken already sucked before joining forum,.....just sayin'.Posts: 6,746 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I googled it, because I'd never heard of a cigar jack before either. There were plenty of results for parts sales of the same things we know as 12 volt car cigarette lighters.  Maybe the "cigar jack" term is used more in foreign countries as DrMundo's language sometimes seems foreign also. 
  • peter4jcpeter4jc Milwaukee, WIPosts: 5,536 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I thought it was a midget named Jack that you kept in your car to light your sticks.
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  • YaksterYakster La Zona State of Mind when I haven't forgotten the coffee filtersPosts: 7,236 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cigar Jack?



    I guess historically it was invented for lighting cigars (from Wikipedia) but cigarettes became more common:

    The electrical cigar-lighter was invented and patented in the early 1880s by the German inventor Friedrich Wilhelm Schindler (de).[citation needed] In the 1890s, these tools were sold as electrical cigar lighters (Cigarrenanzuender), and later as Zigarrenanzuender in the major German warehouse catalogues.[citation needed] Probably in the 1920s they were renamed "cigarette lighters", as cigarettes overtook cigars in sales.



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  • Amos_UmwhatAmos_Umwhat West TNPosts: 4,452 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Bob_Luken said:
    peter4jc said:
    I thought it was a midget named Jack that you kept in your car to light your sticks.
    Midget? I'd rather upgrade to a larger size um,....... lighter.

     


    Bob!  @Bob_Luken , when did you get a Ferrari?  + cool cigar lighter?
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  • jlmartajlmarta 50 miles from ParadisePosts: 6,735 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Whoa!  I wouldn't mess with her. Looks like she'd rip you a new azz.. 
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  • clearlysuspectclearlysuspect Jacksonville, FloridaPosts: 2,124 ✭✭✭✭
    Grawls said:
    No this is a cigar jack
    Brings all new meaning to "heavy in the hand!"
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