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Grill Lighters

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Grill lighters have long necks to keep your fingers at a safe distance from the flames. We fired up five models priced from about $5 to just under $40, testing wind resistance and fuel efficiency (measuring the number of lights per tank), the distance between flame and fingers, and flame length. Flexible necks were a plus—-especially when lighting chimney starters from underneath—as...

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