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inpsydoutBRONZE Member
member
57 posts
Location: kent/brum, uk


Posted:
i was looking on ebay the other day for a nice zippo to go with my fire poi but couldn't find any "poi" related zippos (not that I held out much faith) which got me thinking why doesnt the HOP shop sell "poi zippos"? (just a thought smile)

i cdnoult blveiee taht i cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht i was rdanieg!


FIRE_SPINNERBRONZE Member
member
87 posts
Location: New South Wales


Posted:
oh yes malcom please make a HoP zippo i am so good at zippos thou i think it would have to be a fumes

Fine_Rabid_DogInternet Hate Machine
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Posted:
How can one be good at zippos?

Do you mean zippo tricks? That stuff is funky smile

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[noodles][noodles]*Property of Pigeon Wigeon*
893 posts
Location: Locked In Pigeons Chimney


Posted:
The cost isn't to bad really. We were quoted 12.50 for a 12" x 4" plaque in two colours.
As for the material I'm not sure as to the exact science behind it but the way the guy was discribing it they can do it on almost anything.

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FIRE_SPINNERBRONZE Member
member
87 posts
Location: New South Wales


Posted:
yes frd i am good at zippo tricks i have been playing with zippos for year's

UCOFUCOFSILVER Member
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15,416 posts
Location: South Wales


Posted:
Here, have some of these; ...... ,,,,,, ::::: """""""""" ?????



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XerxesDittoXerxesDittomember
36 posts
Location: Battle, UK


Posted:
Well, I know I'd buy a HoP zippo; as long as it was one of the upper wnd one...the low end ones just break....:(

Actually, I just bought an "ID" zippo...it's sooo cool...

Fear is the mind-Killer...


JauntyJamesSILVER Member
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3,533 posts
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA


Posted:
What do you mean "high end zippo"? Zippo uses the same design for all their refillable lighters, except the butane ones, of course. Plus they'll fix them for free if you break them.

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"


XerxesDittoXerxesDittomember
36 posts
Location: Battle, UK


Posted:
ahh, but you can get cheper ones, as opposed to the "24.99" ones...

AND you can get the larger, original ones that DON'T break at the hinges.

Fear is the mind-Killer...


JauntyJamesSILVER Member
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3,533 posts
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA


Posted:
All you're buying is the finish in the more expensive ones. If the hinges break, you send it in, they replace it, you go away happy. I've had mine for two years and it the hinges have yet to break.

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"


XerxesDittoXerxesDittomember
36 posts
Location: Battle, UK


Posted:
I stand corrected.

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DarthMeauxThe artist formerly known as Phae'xorl.
145 posts
Location: South-East Ohio (the foothills of the Appalacian M...


Posted:
Well?...... Whatever became of this? Were there any HoP zippos made? Admittedly it has been a while since I have been here.... Did I miss it in another thread?

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FireTomStargazer
6,650 posts

Posted:
hmmm - would be a question to malcolm, wouldn't it?

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mechmechBRONZE Member
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6,207 posts
Location: "In your ear", United Kingdom


Posted:
nothing, as yet has happened with this

i spoke to mal some time ago, but as far as i know, nothing else has moved ahead yet...

we will keep you posted if anything ahppens smile

Step (el-nombrie)


darkpoetdarkpoetBRONZE Member
Irish
525 posts
Location: Dallas.........ish, USA


Posted:
if there was a hop zippo id buy it...as much as i hate zippos id just get it cause it says HOP on it =P

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prizes

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DarthMeauxThe artist formerly known as Phae'xorl.
145 posts
Location: South-East Ohio (the foothills of the Appalacian M...


Posted:
I think that goes without saying for nearly everyone on here....

Anyway thanks for the help.

"...heaven is ordering a six piece chicken nugget and getting seven...and a switchblade."


DaizDaizBRONZE Member
Radioactive Member
106 posts
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Posted:
Well, that is most likely because poi is not actually very popularily known sadly. If there was a Poi Zippo, that would indeed be awesome, and I know i would buy it. HoP could definetely market there own zippo style lighter or mini blow torch, that would make a fair amount of money!

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mechmechBRONZE Member
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Location: "In your ear", United Kingdom


Posted:
Written by: Daiz


Well, that is most likely because poi is not actually very popularily known sadly. If there was a Poi Zippo, that would indeed be awesome, and I know i would buy it. HoP could definetely market there own zippo style lighter or mini blow torch, that would make a fair amount of money!




after purchasing the lighters, getting them all customosed, and packaged, shipped and so on, it might not be as cheep as you think

else, mal would have source it by now

as there is a whole series of things to think about...

Step (el-nombrie)


newgabenewgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
I was asking Domeone Who Might Know (lol that started as a typo but works....) about this the other day.. I would hate HoP or Malcolm to be out of pocket... but I also would loke one, and buy one. Great gift!

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[noodles][noodles]*Property of Pigeon Wigeon*
893 posts
Location: Locked In Pigeons Chimney


Posted:
I'd buy one, or three biggrin

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DaizDaizBRONZE Member
Radioactive Member
106 posts
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Posted:
Written by: [noodles

]
I'd buy one, or three biggrin




OH YEAH!? Well I'd buy... I'd buy.... SEVEN!!!! weavesmiley weavesmiley

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inpsydoutBRONZE Member
member
57 posts
Location: kent/brum, uk


Posted:
*bump* smile havent been keeping my ears close to ground recently so was wondering if there was any news?

i cdnoult blveiee taht i cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht i was rdanieg!


SeyeSeyeSILVER Member
Geek
1,261 posts
Location: Manchester, UK


Posted:
Yesterday I saw sheets of sticky acetate for printing on (clear acetate with a sticky side and a printable side) being sold off cheap in PC World. Maybe the anwser is self modding Zippo's ??

jcrsjcrsGOLD Member
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404 posts

Posted:
imho, it would look much cooler if you brought it into a shop to get it laser etched... well, at least much cooler than acetate sheets smile

Mr MajestikMr MajestikSILVER Member
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4,693 posts
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear, Australia


Posted:
well, personally i think with a HoP member list of over 35 000 you could probably get Zippo to release an official HoP Lighter. Especially if it was marketed and pubilised as a "safe and responsable use of fire" kinda thing.

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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