RE: [BackpackGearTest] Re: New Zippo in the development!
- No but he can!! 8-)
From: redbike64 [mailto:richard.dreher@...]
Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 2:30 PM
Subject: [BackpackGearTest] Re: New Zippo in the development!
Good deal! Did he happen to mention that their regular lighters never
work above 10,000 feet? ;-)
--- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "J Cornelius" <dojers@c...>
> Well, my husband did it. Opened his mouth and made a comment to theTurns out
> president of Zippo and now we have a new Zippo in the making.
> when he was working around Mr. Booth (the president) they got totalking
> about the new Zippo lighter "A Zippo only longer" which is calledthe
> Zippo MPL - Multi Purpose Lighter. My husband said, you know, mywife
> is into backpacking and that lighter would be really great if it wasZippo
> lighter. Well, guess what he heard on the radio the other day?
> will be coming out with a new lighter made for Hikers! Dunnoanything
> about the testing mode of their new lighters but it may besomething to
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- --- In BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com, "barrywohl" <barry@n...>
> not unlike the flame technology that's being set up for1999
> > the next generation of MSR stoves.
> Are you talking about the Simmerlite and the Windpro or something
> I used a Svea 123 from 1969 to 1985, a Whisperlite from 1985 to
> and a Primus Ti cannister stove since 2000; but I'm thinking aboutNo - there was a link to a video a while back that showed what the
> switching to a Windpro or Simmerlite to get better high wind
> performance, or even back to my 17 year old Whisperlite.
flame will look like in upcoming MSR stoves. The company wasn't MSR,
but someone enquired about buying the technology and the response was
that it was already "spoken for" by MSR... or something like that.
Don't remember the details, or the link. It's in the archives over
It was WAY COOL though.