This Big Buddy Torch is an excellent quality torch that is easy to fill and operate. The solid base keeps it upright on your bench while you work. The Big Buddy features a very powerful 2500º turbo flame and up to 60 minutes of continuous burn time, all in a light weight portable design. The adjustable flame makes this torch useful for tasks ranging from melting hot glue and shellac, heating pad cups, soldering, shrinking heat-shrink tubes, and warming parts. The electronic ignition system makes lighting the torch hassle-free.