X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Looftlighter: Flame on Without a Flame on

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Instead of fire, or even sparks, the Looftlighter uses hot air – hot as in more than 1000°F – to light things up. The Looftlighter is named after its inventor, Richard Lighter. No wait: his real name is Richard Looft, a (former?) theater director who got tired of having his barbecued chicken taste like lighter fluid. So Looft did what any Swedish theater director in his right mind would do: “He poured coal into a toaster”. No-brainer right? Even a third grader can guess what Looft did next: “he turned the flow around in a vacuum cleaner and discovered that the coal got ready to use in just a few minutes!” I mean come on. I could’ve thought of that.

It’s not the quickest way to start a fire, and when you first fire it up it may seems like it’s not doing anything, but because it doesn’t use lighter fluid you’ll save a lot in the long run. That and your chicken barbecue won’t taste like lighter fluid anymore. Unless you actually put lighter fluid on it.

You can order the Looftlighter at ThinkGeek for $80 (USD). I’d buy a low-powered version of this so I can use it for pranks.

[via Chip Chick]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Hidden Meaning in Jaws

The Hidden Meaning in Jaws

Tern Global Wi-Fi Hotspot

Tern Global Wi-Fi Hotspot

Making Mexican Glazed Pottery

Making Mexican Glazed Pottery

Advertisement
This One-of-a-Kind Kona Blue 2019 Bullitt Mustang Could be Yours

This One-of-a-Kind Kona Blue 2019 Bullitt Mustang Could be Yours

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Racer Good for the Mid-8s

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Drag Racer Good for the Mid-8s

McLaren Special Ops Outs Sexy Track and Pacific Themed 720S

McLaren Special Ops Outs Sexy Track and Pacific Themed 720S