Zippo Restoration

I could literally watch this stuff all day. It’s amazing.  I found this video from World Restorations where they performed some absolute magic on this Vietnam-era Zippo lighter.  Goes to show that quality made items last forever…even if they hibernate in the dirt for a couple of decades…  Enjoy:

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  1. Trip
    08/20/2020 / 2:24 PM

    Oh, I can’t wait to watch this one! Love this stuff.

  2. GBB
    08/20/2020 / 3:10 PM

    …immediately searches eBay for rusted lighter…

  3. HL
    08/21/2020 / 6:04 AM

    You do not see many people carry around lighters anymore. Smoking is frowned upon by most. I really could care less if someone smokes or not. I smoke a cigar on weekends – yes, I know its not the same as a cigarette. I have two Zippos I rotate to carry in my truck or pocket : I have a brass one and a copper one. Both are awesome, real, and quite timeless. I have a 24k gold Dunhill that was passed down to me. It is mint and I really am afraid to use it because it is almost a piece of art in its own.

  4. Madison Roberts
    08/21/2020 / 1:05 PM

    Maybe it’s because I’m about to turn 43 and I wish someone could restore me as well as they did that lighter, but that video is just fascinating!

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