Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 2 12>
Topic Options
#2541584 - 09/27/11 03:07 PM Zippo Handwarmer
Poser
Mud Dauber
16 Point


Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 12881
Loc: Tennessee

Offline
http://www.amazon.com/Zippo-Outdoor-Line...17152539&sr=8-1

Anyone tried this thing out? It gets pretty good reviews, but probably puts off too much odor for deer hunting. I do like the idea of having a hand warmer that is not disposable.
_________________________
It doesn't have to be fun to be fun.

Wild & crazy, can't be stopped. Only the strong will survive.

Keep your knife sharp and your skillet greasy.

http://www.GoCarnivore.com

Top
#2541885 - 09/27/11 06:37 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: Poser]
mountain man 71
10 Point


Registered: 10/08/09
Posts: 2563
Loc: Talbott Tn.

content Online
I used one long time ago . It worked good I can not think what happened to it I may have to see if I can find it.
Top
#2544720 - 09/29/11 09:45 AM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: mountain man 71]
Mag
8 Point


Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1915
Loc: Hendersonville

Offline
I use a different brand (jon-e) that works the same way. These things get so hot you can't hold them outside of the felt bag. They really do put out the heat.
Top
#2544865 - 09/29/11 10:51 AM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: Mag]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
16 Point


Registered: 11/12/10
Posts: 12539
Loc: FRANKLIN COUNTY

Offline
the odor would be my concern
Top
#2556390 - 10/06/11 07:04 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
7MMAG
4 Point


Registered: 11/10/02
Posts: 374
Loc: Atoka, TN

Offline
mine doesnt put off anything i can smell unless i shove it up in my face, but im sure a deer can smell it...... on the other hand it gets alot warmer than disposables, and its reusable over and over
_________________________
If it bleeds I can kill it

Top
#2556667 - 10/06/11 09:10 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: 7MMAG]
Mag
8 Point


Registered: 11/12/07
Posts: 1915
Loc: Hendersonville

Offline
Mine does put off an odor but I've had deer come close anyway
Top
#2562852 - 10/11/11 09:02 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: Mag]
Killing time
4 Point


Registered: 09/06/11
Posts: 255
Loc: West Tennesse

Offline
I looked into buying one a while back. Read some reviews complaining about how you have to refill it. Not user friendly. I might look into it again tho. I need something to keep warm !
_________________________
"This way of life is worth defending." George W. Bush

Top
#2563039 - 10/12/11 12:07 AM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: Killing time]
TNDeerGuy
12 Point


Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 6098
Loc: Old Hickory/Mt.Juliet, TN

Offline
My Dad had one of those exact ones he used back in the 70's and early 80's—that thing had a portal straight to hades!
_________________________


Top
#2583762 - 10/25/11 05:52 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: TNDeerGuy]
FULLDRAWXX75
12 Point


Registered: 01/29/07
Posts: 6237
Loc: Adirondack Mtns, NY

Offline
I will add some input to the subject............. Being from the "great white north" we use these things all the time.

I have at least 10 of them(picked up a whole box full at a garage sale once) I use them pretty much the entire hunting season, usually I place one in my shirt pocket and one in my "hand muff tube" that hangs around my waist. I have had them still putting out heat after 8 hrs in the woods.

I will say there is a small amount of odor, but it has never stopped me from seeing/shooting dead. I have even placed a few drops of cover scent on the outer cover bag, worked similar to a thermocell.

I would highly recommend the product to someone suffering with cold hands/body in the stand.

FDXX75
_________________________
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein


Top
#2587339 - 10/27/11 05:51 PM Re: Zippo Handwarmer [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
AlexDad
6 Point


Registered: 03/26/07
Posts: 501
Loc: Lebanon, TN

Offline
I have four of these. The first time I used two of them and they were awesome. Haven't taken the other two out of the box. Can't get the original two to work again. How much fuel do I put in them. Didn't seem like I used that much the first time.

I pour some in, light it, blow out the flame and then nothing. What am I doing wrong. The element (cloth) and screen look fine.

Brad
_________________________
My best friend and fishin' buddy is 10 years old!

Top
Page 1 of 2 12>


Moderator:  gtk, Tennessee Todd, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105554
RUGER
87053
Deer Assassin
65411
BSK
61043
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
zatoan, DanParchman3, saddleman1, Jculber301, Mik475
13282 Registered Users
Who's Online
91 registered (Donk, shelbydeer, CornPile, deadhead870, old guy, Redwing, 11 invisible) and 112 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13282 Members
42 Forums
93319 Topics
1089628 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.095 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 15 queries. Zlib compression enabled.