Originally Posted By: Douglas Williamson
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Thanks for all of the replies!
I've seen the "powder puff" bottles for sale and figured that was the safest way to go but am concerned about the mess.
The mirror method seems to be most frequently used method, based on the information I've found from various online sources.
The lighter method worries me. I remember (vaguely, the details are sketchy) when I was young my father used a lighter to test a water heater for backdraft - no backdraft detected, but some unknown chemical which was previously spilled atop the water heater definitely took exception to the new source of flame! Quite a hair raising experience - blew us away you might say!
Then of course in high school there was the "no other light source available" lighter we used to change the fuel filter on my friends car late one summer night - I tell you, one littler lighter can produce A LOT of flame.. and the desired light of course. Again, the results blew us away! Man teenagers are dumb when a liberal amount of beer is applied.
Anyway - a few past experiences have me concerned about using a lighter! Thanks again for the replies, sounds like a mirror is the way to go.