Everyone uses a bic lighter from time to time. We all know that at times they can be a bit difficult to get to light. The trouble comes from the child tamper resistant spring that sits above the flint wheel. The spring is rather strong and not really necessary. The lighter is much easier to use once this spring has been removed.
Do not preform this modification if children (or those who act like children) are going to be anywhere near the lighter
Also, be careful when working with the lighter, it is full of flammable material and could explode if you do something wrong. Safety glasses are not a bad idea for this project