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Colibri’s Enterprise III Lighter

Andrew Nagy
Posted: September 28, 2011

Colibri’s Enterprise III lighter offers the cigar enthusiast a quick and easy way to take initiative and light up: a single-action ignition.

The single-action ignition is actually a contoured button located on the side of the lighter’s body. When this button is pressed, the cap atop the Enterprise III flips back to expose three jet flames while simultaneously triggering the mechanism inside the body that lights the wind-resistant flames. The action can be set in motion with a steady push of the thumb.

Overall, the Enterprise III feels well-constructed and not at all tinny. And with the lighter’s contoured lines and striking finishes, it’s likely a fellow brother of the leaf will feel compelled to try it out on his own cigar.

The Enterprise sells for $100 and comes in a combination of five finishes: matte black and gunmetal polished chrome (pictured), matte black and polished chrome, satin chrome and polished chrome, satin gunmetal and polished chrome, black lacquer and brushed rose-gold finish.

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Comments   6 comment(s)

Brad Riggio — Bethel Park, PA, US,  —  September 29, 2011 2:32pm ET

I have owned 3 Colibri lighters and all have stopped working months after purchase.Yet the $9 single jet lighter I purchased from sears has worked for years. Its not a questions of price for the Colibri lighters, it the quality.

Rick Hilton — USA,  —  September 30, 2011 6:31pm ET

Lighters are ficky for sure and i have bought a few disappointments. However a friend gave me a colibri single jet that was shaped like a flask and that thing is going strong 3 years later. Its a crap shoot...

Carlos Grajeda October 2, 2011 3:25pm ET

Colibri's warranty, has to be equal to Xikar to be considered in the same price range...

T. Albatin — Abbeville , South Carolina , USA! ,  —  October 4, 2011 8:04pm ET

I agree, I bought a 20$ lighter that worked for one fill, an bought a xikar a week later. What sold me on the 50$ xikar? The lifetime guarantee.

Dr Fever July 12, 2012 11:09am ET

I've owned a triple flame Colibri for 6 years now and never had an issue. Wel, At first I thought I did but then realized that I wasn't letting the air out before refilling. Onve I learned how to discharge the lighter completely before refilling, it's been a breeze to use and own.

Don Esteban — LHC, AZ, USA,  —  February 8, 2013 4:47pm ET

Colibri is off the table for me. Worst customer service in the biz.

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