IMCO is second oldest lighter manufacturer in the world, right after Ronson. Company Julius Meister & Co. has been established in 1907, and it manufactured buttons durin WWI. After WWI ended there were no need for uniform buttons, and since 1918 IMCO started lighter manufacturing. First lighters were made of empty ammo shells, and first models were created between 1918 and 1919. Since then IMCO have made arround 70 different models. In XX century IMCO entered as a market leader, but today with hughe number of manufacturers, unfortunately there is only two who offers genuine Austrian quality. Their most famest model is IMCO TRIPLEX Super 6700, which was developed in early 1936, and technically improved during 1950. This model is manufactured in original form even today. IMCO TRIPLEX Super 6700 uses petrol fuel, and even can use kerosene. It is made of quality stainless steel, and even today most parts of lighter are hand made and assembled. Finaly every lighter goes trough rigorous tests, and all of above together with well known Austrian precision, engineering, and dedication to quality provides ten years of warranty period on every product from IMCO. TRIPLEX Super is complex engineered and excellently designed. It consist of few parts in such way that there is no tools needed to disassemble and reassemble this lighter. Reservoir insert goes from bottom side in housing, and it has its own cap. By form it reminds on ammo shell and it holds cotton filling and wick. Other part of lighter houses flint mechanism and spare flints. It disassembles by pressing the button at the bottom and opens around shaft at the top. Last part is unique cover system constructed so that by one press lighter opens and throw sparks. Integral part of cover is cap which fits firmly on top of tapered upper part of tank and covers wick in such way that evaporation of fluid is highly reduced. This model is specific by its sliding part which controls air flow trough side slots on body. By sliding air flow is regulated and flame is lower or higher, also main function of this slider is to provide wind shield so that the lighter can operate in extreme weather conditions. By its construction and technical details IMCO TRIPLEX Super self defines its purpose. This lighter is excellent for every type of use, even extreme one. Besides sliding windproof cover, the fuel tank can be fastly and easy removed when lit and be used as a candle (it has a flat end and can tailstand), it can be putted in hard reachable areas, under tinder, it can even be used as hand warmer, etc. One of IMCO TRIPLEX Super specificity is that it wont miss a strike, it will lit every time, and this is not just mine observation, but experience of many users. By all stated TRIPLEX Super qualifies as very usefull part of every EDC, ither for smokers or non smokers, especially as inevitable part of hunting, fishing, outdoors and camping gear, together with everyone who wants to be prepared. It is also valuable notice that IMCO lighters are beautifully designed, and on the vintage side, and they will cach an eye of everyone around. Some of the downsides of this lighter could be its complex construction, and higher potential for malfunction, but with 10 year warranty, it’s not a problem. Also this lighter although wind and weather proof, isn’t entirely waterproof, so you need to take care outdoors not to wet it entirely, but then again competition isn’t any better. By it’s functionality IMCO TRIPLEX Super 6700 leaves competitors behind by far, even the famous ZIPPO. It is desirable part of every EDC gear and seriously advisable for everyone who spend a lot of time outdoors, and everyone who needs dependable and usable fire source.