How to Modify a Mini-Bic Lighter into a Handy Survival Tool

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How to Modify a Mini-Bic Lighter into a Handy Survival Tool

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Bic lighters are arguably some of the best and most reliable disposable lighters out there, and they are worth their weight in gold during an emergency.  They are durable, rugged and can be ignited under adverse conditions.  They usually produce a stable flame that lights on the first or second attempt, and they don’t run out of fuel as fast as some of their less-expensive counterparts. 

Mini Bic lighters may seem small, but you can take advantage of their compact size by making a few, minor modifications and enhancements.  Let’s look at a few examples of things that you can do to and with your Mini Bic lighter to turn it into a handy survival tool.