Best Electric Lighters

Updated February 2019
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An electric lighter is also known as a plasma lighter. This type of lighter uses an electric spark to allow you to start a flame. They are powered by a rechargeable battery and can be used hundreds of times in between charges. While electric lighters are primarily designed to light a cigarette, they also come in styles designed to help light a campfire or candle. The advantage of an electric lighter is that you can use it for a long time and do not need butane for refills. Most lighters use a USB cord to recharge.

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