Comments about 20" Wedding Sparklers:
Ordered these for a wedding send-off and a standard lighter took around 20-30 seconds to ignite the sparkler, which seamed a bit excessive while everyone was waiting.
Once they were lit however, it was faster to touch the other sparklers together to ignite them. The sparklers also tended to droop/bend from the handle section as they got halfway down the stem because of how thin the handle section is.
They produced a very nice warm glow for the photos and I will consider buying again but will use a butane torch to ignite them faster.
Service and Delivery Comments:
Service, communications and delivery were excellent.
Merchant Response: What you're describing is 100% normal. Sparklers do require a pretty high amount of heat before they will ignite (for safety reasons), so it can take a little time to light them with a standard lighter. Torch-style lighters work the best. After the first ones are lit, though, touching them to other sparklers is the best and fastest way to light the rest!