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Extreme DIY: How to build the world's largest lighter

July 13, 2018

YouTuber PeterSripol has engineer a long-neck lighter that is almost as tall as a person. It is simultaneously ingenious and dangerous.

Have you ever tried to light your grill only to discover that you've misplaced your lighter? Lighters lurk in junk drawers, hide in tool boxes, and somehow make themselves scarce whenever you need them. But what if there was a way to ensure that you would never lose your lighter again? What if you could construct a lighter so large that it would be nearly impossible to lose? YouTuber PeterSripol has engineered a long-neck lighter that is almost as tall as a person. It is simultaneously ingenious and dangerous. So please, don't try this at home.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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