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August 6, 2008

DIY Flamethrower

at 5:03 am. Filed under Crazy Hacks, DIY Hacks, Insane Equipment


Kids don’t try this one at home! This DIY Flamethrower by Everett Bradford looks dangerous but it does a good job of imitating the fire throwing capability of Pyro from X-Men.

"The Pyro System is my final project for a mechanisms class in the spring of 2008. It gives me the power that the X-Men character Pyro has"



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13 Responses to “DIY Flamethrower”

  1. Deadly Computer Blog » Blog Archive » DIY arm Flamethrower Says:

    […] 06 DIY arm Flamethrower By steveAdd commentsDIY, awesome, science, video This is one of the coolest DIY things I have ever seen someone make. Also, it’s probably the most dangerous one too. So, i’d […]

  2. Alexander Says:

    Wow, dangerous AND complicated! Nice!

  3. Mitten Says:

    The trigger system looks painful and tricky to operate. It would be easier to use the palm of the hand, and a downward motion of the hand to spark the long nose lighter. For the fuel delivery trigger, pressing downward with the tip of your middle finger is much easier than pressing up with the first bone in that finger.

    tl;dr version: Flip the forearm part upside down for more comfortable use.

  4. Danny Says:

    What a nutcase! “Fuel delivery system is worn on the waist” He’s gonna blow himself in half any day now… Don’t build things like this. It’s NOT cool, just stupid. Leave things like this to the movie special effects guys. They are more likely to know what they are doing…

  5. DIY Flame Thrower! | zedomax.com - Obsessively profiling DIYs, HOW-TO,Hacks, Gadgets, Tech, Web2.0,and beyond. Says:

    […] via hackedgadgets Consumer, Cool, Design, DoItYourself!, DoItYourself!, Educational, Entertainment, flame thrower, flames, Gadgets, mechanisms, Projects, Pyro, x men, x men characters […]

  6. Paul Says:

    @Danny: Nah he’s fine, let the young ones experiment.

  7. Guy makes X-Men DIY Flamethrower - SlipperyBrick.com Says:

    […] try this at home. Creating fake mutant powers could prove very dangerous. Cool, but dangerous. [Hacked gadgets] TAGS: DIY, fire, flamethrower, pyro, […]

  8. BigD145 Says:

    Incoming Darwin Award?

  9. John Says:

    I’m impressed, it’s clever and good work on the mechanisms, I’m sure his engineering class professor was amused.

  10. Multiple Monitors Says:

    Finally, something useful! Can we get these on our Car Hoods like the Car Machine Gun post?

  11. dhalsim Says:

    too dangerous

  12. продажа картин Says:

    Ого! Нормально.

  13. jeoffry Says:

    @everybody on this page anymore

    this *** is *** *** and everybody in the comments is even worse especialy the *** that thinks it should be mounted to the front of a automobile …..nuff said

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