Zippo Pocket Handwarmer

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Zippo Pocket Handwarmer
Reusable Zippo Pocket Handwarmer produces 10 times more heat than most disposables, warms up to 24 hours on just .4 oz of lighter fluid! Only 4" long, weighs just 1.5 oz. Find it at Duluth Trading Company.

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Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer
 
4.2

(based on 89 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (52)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (47)
  • Compact (46)
  • Lightweight (45)
  • Durable (38)
  • Good design (34)

Cons

  • Difficult setup (12)
  • Difficult to use (9)
  • Heavy / bulky (3)

Best Uses

  • Winter (34)
  • Backcountry (27)
  • Day trip (15)
  • Cold / extreme (13)
  • Backyard (12)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (10 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (52), Outdoor enthusiast (9), Outdoor professional (9), Avid adventurer (6), Hunter / fisherman (3)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort driven (51), Survivalist / minimalist (19)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (47), Yes (26)

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2.0

Not warm enough

By JoJo

from Portland,Oregon

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Compact
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel

    Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

    If it is redesigned it would be great if it was a lot warmer.

    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort Driven
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Tried and true

    By Just another Midwest dude

    from Indiana

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy to Use
    • Good Design
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Backcountry
      • Backyard
      • Day Trips
      • River
      • Winter Camping

      Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

      I remember my dad, years ago having and using one of these working construction outside all day in the winter. I would take it from his pocket when he got home and it would still be amazingly warm. I had looked around and couldn't find it locally, or even anyone that knew what I was talking about. The steady consistent heat warms the entire pocket so your hand finds a completely warm area even outside in the wind. And it lasts a long time! A great hand warmer! I will buy another.

      • What Is Your Gear Style:
      • Minimalist
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      2 out of 2 will not light

      By Bob

      from Apalachin NY

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult Setup

        Best Uses

          Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

          Spent a lot of time to try everything, followed directions to get them to light but they will not.

          • What Is Your Gear Style:
          • Minimalist
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great to have in freezing whether

          By Ty the hunter

          from Biloxi, Ms.

          About Me Avid Adventurer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backcountry
            • Winter Camping

            Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

            Used on hunting trip in 10 degree weather works perfect so much that I bought 2 more which makes 4 in all. Just wish there was a way to shut off instead of it having to burn off. Seems like you could save on butane.

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Comfort Driven
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

             
            5.0

            Awesome handwarmer!!!

            By Mom

            from Old Lyme, CT

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy to Use
            • Good Design
            • Lightweight
            • Stayed Warm All Day

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Great For Outdoor Workers

              Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

              I gave this to my son for Christmas. He immediately put it to use as he was doing construction work outside during his break. He loves it! Said it stayed warm all day! He showed it to his older brother and told him how awesome it was and he immediately went on line to purchase one for himself!

              • What Is Your Gear Style:
              • Comfort Driven
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              They do not work all the time

              By G.W.

              from Fort Mohave, Az.

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult to Use

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

                  I purchased 2 hand warmers. One day they will work the next nothing. When you're getting ready to go golfing they don't put out BTU's that's a bummer

                  • What Is Your Gear Style:
                  • Comfort Driven
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  grest purchase

                  By Baseball Dad

                  from KY

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Compact
                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

                      Liked it so well purchased a second hand warmer for the other pocket

                      • What Is Your Gear Style:
                      • Comfort Driven
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      better than a hot potatoe!

                      By mfk

                      from Iowa County WI

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

                          Grandpa Arnold got one of these for Christmas in the 60's, we opened presents Christmas Eve in the glow of an aluminum Christmas tree...somethings you just don't forget!

                          • What Is Your Gear Style:
                          • Comfort Driven
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Happy I bought this item.

                          By Adam

                          from Colorado

                          About Me Casual/ Recreational

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Good Design
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

                              Works great, but let me try to save you the worry of some things you may encounter, and a few hints.

                              follow the instructions, they are spot on, but there are a few quirky things.

                              after you fill it, if you mashed down the white wick material inside the main unit, use a pin, and get that stuff back up so its even, and touching the metal 'grate' on the top.

                              check the underside of the 'burner' and make sure its grey stuff is all even and touching its 'grate' as well, adjust with a pin as necessary

                              put it together, and leave it alone for a minute or two, then light it. i would hold it horizontal, and run a flame across it for a little bit, then flip it and flame up the other side.

                              it takes just as long to light as they say its does, especially the first time, a good 30 seconds. Its not obvious when its lit, there is only a slight red glow when its on, sometimes its easy to see, sometimes its so faint you can't see anything, but it is still on, don't worry.

                              the instructions say to keep it in its bag/pouch, and this helps with the temperature and the amount of time it will stay warm for. Sure, its warm, but its not really the amount of warmth I'm looking for in the cold. I like to take it out from time to time.

                              when its in the bag, its going to use fuel more slowly, and at first when you remove it from the bag you will feel its somewhat warm. (will barely be able to see the 'embers' burning at this point if you took the cover off)

                              If you leave it out of the bag, it has more air, uses more fuel, gets warmer, quite warm/hot actually, give it a few minutes, and it will be way warmer than it was while in the pouch (the red 'embers' are more obvious now)

                              so mix it up, when you need the heat take it out, when your not needing it as much, keep it in the pouch. If it stays out of the pouch for a while it feels very hot to room-temperature hands, and weirdly uncomfortable-hot to really cold hands. I don't think it will burn in short doses, but over time perhaps. In the instructions they do warn of a long duration low temperature burn hazard, and I would agree, if its not in the pouch and directly on your skin.

                              I've only used this a few times, and I've gotten 18-22 hours out of it each time, although the directions say 6-12 hours is to be expected. I have never overflowed it while filling, so I probably don't even have as much fuel in it as it can possibly take.

                              I'm satisfied with this purchase.

                              • What Is Your Gear Style:
                              • Comfort Driven
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              Comment on this review

                               
                              4.0

                              Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer

                              By grizz

                              from french lick, in

                              About Me Professional/Guide

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Easy to Use
                              • Good Design
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                              • Bulky

                              Best Uses

                              • Backcountry
                              • Work

                              Comments about Handwarmer - Zippo Pocket Handwarmer:

                              Pretty nice hand warmer. Its a little bulky in tight clothing but overall it is fine.
                              First use it did not get as warm as I expected, hoping that once it has been filled a few times that it will produce it little more warmth.

                              • What Is Your Gear Style:
                              • Comfort Driven
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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