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BIC mods Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:19 UTC+1 No.640201 Report

is it possible to mod a bic lighter into a torch lighter? I know you can open the valve to increase the size of the flame, but I want to mod it into a true blue (pun intended) torch lighter. I have access to a plethora of tools and materials if it involves heavy modification, seems like it would be neat if its even possible.
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:20 UTC+1 No.640202 Report

the fuck is a torch lighter?
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:23 UTC+1 No.640205 Report

>>640202
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:26 UTC+1 No.640207 Report

>>640201
I may be very very wrong, but purely guessing:
Those torch lighters may have two tanks: one for the fuel (butane) and the other for an oxidiser? And that's why they act exactly like mini oxys?

Can anyone confirm/deny this?
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:31 UTC+1 No.640210 Report

>>640207
They do not, I have a creme brulee torch and it only uses butane as fuel. The way it creates a jet flame is with the nozzles inside it, not the fuel its using.
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:31 UTC+1 No.640211 Report

so you're asking if a lighter that burns lighter fluid can be modified into being a butane lighter? the answer is no (well, maybe somebody makes one that can, but no to the cheap bic ones).
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:33 UTC+1 No.640212 Report

>>640211
Its all about the way the fuel is combusted, im sure you can do it, just requires you to cannibalize parts from torch lighters or make them yourself.
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:35 UTC+1 No.640214 Report

>>640210
Judging by what this guy is saying, then yes, you could probably mod a bic to burn like a torch lighter. Just go buy a torch lighter, remove nozzle, attach to bic, then live the rest of your life a happy man
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Anonymous 05/19/14(Mon)06:38 UTC+1 No.640215 Report

>>640214
OP here, i've already tried attaching the focusing nozzle from a torch lighter onto the bic's nozzle, it does not produce a jet flame, I need a part that mixes oxygen with the gas before it combusts. gonna deconstruct this torch some more and see if I can use the mixing chamber as well.
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