Where are xikar cigar cutters made?
The Xikar Xi3 Cutter is made in Solingen Germany and features craftsmanship that has made Xikar world famous.
Which cigar cut is best?
It’s easy to think that a sharp knife or scissors will do but that’s usually the fastest way to get tobacco remnants in your mouth. The straight cut of a cigar is preferred by many cigar aficionados because it allows the most surface volume on the head of the cigar – which really means more smoke!
Are Lotus cigar cutters good?
The double-guillotine Jaws cutter is solidly built with all-metal housing, which adds heft but feels nice in one’s hand. As stated above, the action of the Jaws cutter is incredibly smooth, and the oversized finger holes are another positive, as they make it easier for people with large fingers to grip the cutter.
Who bought XIKAR?
Svoboda Capital Partners LLC
Dinan Capital Advisors (“Dinan”) is pleased to announce that its client, XIKAR, Inc. (“XIKAR” or the “Company”) has been acquired by Svoboda Capital Partners LLC (“SC”) and Quality Importers Trading Co., Inc. (“QI”).
What happened to XIKAR?
XIKAR has been purchased by Quality Importers Trading Co. One of the biggest names in cigar accessories will join Quality Importers, a Weston, Fla. company that has acquired a host of companies such as Palió and Cigar Mechanic.
Is it better to cut or punch a cigar?
The reason cigar lovers favor a bullet cutter is for the added concentration of flavor and intensity they create. By drawing the smoke through a smaller, more concentrated opening in your cigar’s cap, the heat and flavor are magnified. A punch cut results in a tighter draw.
Should you leave the ash on a cigar?
Don’t ash. Ash insulates the burn and should be allowed to fall off naturally. Some cigars can hold an impressive amount of ash, but resist the impulse to knock it off!
Who owns XIKAR lighters?
attracted an acquisition suitor: Quality Importers Trading Co. Inc. The Miami-area company acquired XIKAR, and Quality Importers CEO Mike Giordano called it the “largest and most impactful transaction since our inception 18 years ago.”
Where is XIKAR based?
Kansas City, Missouri
XIKAR, based in Kansas City, Missouri, is the world’s leading provider of premium cigar accessories primarily targeted at the affluent male demographic. The Company designs and distributes a broad range of products including cigar cutters, lighters, humidification products and accessories.