Simply slide your thumb downward quickly to turn the wheel which will strike the flint, resulting in the wick catching the flame. Close your Zippo. You can close your Zippo lid several ways. Use your forefinger to knock the lid back down.
How do you fill up a Zippo for the first time?
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Do I need to fill Zippo the first time?
Filling A Zippo Lighter. Lighter fluid will evaporate even when the lighter is not used, so be sure to always keep the lid closed and its a good idea to refuel before each outing.
Do Zippo lighters come ready to use?
Does my lighter come filled with fuel? No, all lighters are shipped with empty fuel tanks due to shipping regulations imposed by the Department of Transportation.
How do you ignite a Zippo lighter?
Introduction: How to Ignite an Empty Zippo Lighter Pull the cotton apart to thin it out and put the cotton beside the wick but pushed away from the striker wheel. Run the strike wheel against a surface to ignite the cotton and quickly light something else on fire because the cotton will burn up quickly.
Why does my Zippo dry out so fast?
The most common reason is overfilling it. So always try to fill your zippo a little low than the required amount. The second reason why your zippo dry out or leak is the shell or the insert of your zippo is deformed. If your zippo gets deformed then the gas will store in it and it will be dry out in less than 1 week.