There aren’t many like the Fuego Electric , which has a wide lip and produces enough heat to light cigars up to 1 inch in diameter. Because it doesn’t use butane, it’s perfect for igniting high-end stogies without imparting any flavor.
- Includes a cleaning brush
- Coil isn't incredibly durable
- Relatively expensive
Instead of fancy, arcing electrodes, the Bolt Rechargeable uses a traditional copper-nickel coil to turn amperage into ignition. It’s particularly effective for hand-rolled smokes, and fits conveniently inside a standard hard pack.
- Powers on when slid open
- Not for general utility use
- Lights only cigarette-sized objects
The TackLife ELY03 would be right at home in a toolbox or kitchen drawer, and is equipped with an extra-large cover over the button, so it doesn’t turn on accidentally. It is compact and versatile, charges in under an hour, and has a low-battery indicator light.
- Micro-usb charging cable included
- Auto-shutoff after 10 seconds
- Some units have overheating issues
With a cigarette-sized coil, a slim construction, and a hinged cap, the LCFun Black is good for carrying in your pocket to light a smokes whenever you feel the urge, even in windy environments. It comes in an attractive gift box.
- Double-sided operation
- Less than half an inch thick
- Not meant for candles or campfires
Perfect for bug-out bags and emergency kits, the LCFun Rechargeable combines two pairs of arcing electrodes and a reasonably bright flashlight. Its flip-up cap is complemented by a durable metal clasp that keeps moisture out.
- Available in orange or camouflage
- Strong carrying cord
- Takes 2 hours to charge fully
A safety lockout switch and separate ignition button help prevent the Ronxs Portable from lighting accidentally or in the hands of curious kids. It includes a cable and a set of easy-to-read LEDs that display the battery level.
- Lightweight plastic body
- Seven inches long
- Removable protective cap
TackLife Long Neck
The TackLife Long Neck is the perfect replacement for the difficult-to-use piezoelectric models that were once ubiquitous at backyard barbecues. While it is rechargeable, it has such a powerful battery that you’ll rarely need to plug it in.
- Ideal for grills and smokers
- Doesn't strain hands or wrists
- Neck is conveniently flexible
Boasting a built-in bottle opener, a corkscrew, and a pocketknife, the AngLink Plasma has just about everything you need to enjoy a night around the campfire. Its four-LED battery indicator ensures you’ll always have plenty of warning before it runs out of juice.
- Windproof design
- Overheating protection
- Makes almost no noise
A sturdy construction and a dual-action, tightly-sealing waterproof cap make the Jinlun Windproof a great piece of camping or emergency preparedness gear. It comes with a charging cable and a lanyard, and is available in four colors.
- Two-arc configuration
- Made with abs plastic and zinc alloy
- Doesn't cost very much
Named after one of history’s most underrated inventors, the Tesla Coil is a highly reliable choice for turning handheld electricity into heat. It produces two 5-millimeter arcs and has a hinged lid that keeps it from igniting in your pocket.
- Each charge provides 100 to 300 uses
- Feels solid and well-built
- Shiny gold finish