|Prometheus Magma T Triple Torch Lighter Review|
This Prometheus is not a small or lightweight lighter by any means. The Magma T is roughly 3.5" tall by 2.8" wide. No doubt, the design is aesthetically very pleasing. The Magma T's triple torches produce a very strong wind resistant blue flame. With the new fad being the bigger cigar, the better (for some), the Prometheus Magma T will have no issue handling any cigar. A spring loaded lid flips back responsively. Once open there is a smooth side action thumb pusher to ignite the triple jets.
Prometheus did a nice job with attention to detail. The underside of the lid is branded with Prometheus, while open the top surface area has a knurled finish, with contrasting vertical lines in the stainless steel against the lacquered body. Be warned, with all the high polish the Magma T will is scratch magnet. The lighter has a very cool blue fuel gauge window, always convenient.
Unfortunately, for fueling the Magma T does not have a CLR's favorite easy to turn fuel wheel. It has the type that usually requires a screwdriver or a like. The Magma T makes up for this short coming with an integrated duel cigar punch cutter. The cigar punch flips down revealing two different sized punches to choose from. The larger of the two is the biggest diameter I have seen in a lighter, 60 ring gauges no problem. Also, a punch is rarely seen integrated in a table top lighter.
CLR Overall Ratings (10 being best, all added, divided by 5)
9 - Aesthetics
8 - Finish/Construction
9 - Flame
7 - Function & Fuel Adjustment
6.5 - Value vs List Price
CLR Final Score - 7.9
Fire It Up Test Results:
20 attempts, 20 successful lights
Pros - triple torch, very easy to read fuel gauge, dual punches
Consideration - only two year warranty, scratches easily