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Blazer GT8000 Big Shot Butane Torch

Review Last Updated: March 12, 2020

Roy Stevens
Product Review by Roy Stevens

Product Features

  • Self-Igniting
  • Low Blow-Out Rate
  • Spring Loaded Internal Hammer

Introduction

Today we'll be reviewing the Blazer GT8000 Big Shot Butane Torch.

Our reviews are based on in-depth research and product analysis. Let's dive in!

Pros

  • Anti-flare brass nozzle for flame control
  • Attachable tabletop base
  • Gasflow adjustment dial
  • Piezoelectric ignition system
  • Non-slip grip
  • Continuous burn time of 35 minutes

Cons

  • Some reviewers claim that the flame is strong and that there’s hardly any-in between.

Blazer GT8000 Big Shot Butane Torch Product Review

The Blazer GT8000 Big Shot Butane Torch features a brass anti-flame ignition assembly that’s protected inside the Japanese stainless steel nozzle. Also, a nylon resin surrounds the large fuel tank and provides an exceptional non-slip grip.

The GT8000 has one of the world’s first piezo instant ignition systems, eliminating the need for external igniters. The Big Shot brand pioneered the self-igniting systems that are now an industry standard.

This dab torch provides a consistently powerful flame with 2500 wind resistance, making it suitable for both indoor and field use. The extra-wide base also provides additional stability in any environment.

The design is intended for a low blow-out rate when held in various positions, where access is difficult or when space is limited.

Piezoelectric energy occurs when the trigger is activated. This releases a spring-loaded internal hammer that strikes a crystal, producing a spark and resulting in gas flame ignition.

The Big Shot GT8000 has a continuous burn time of roughly 25 minutes at maximum volume and also has a 35-gram capacity.

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