If you want to make flash powder or black powder for your own fireworks show, you're probably going to need some potassium nitrate, which is KNO3, or saltpeter. Potassium nitrate can be bought online, or at your local hardware store in the form of saltpeter, like Grant's Stump Remover and Spectracide's Stump Remover.
Mentos and coke water rocket? Been there, done that and such an old trick. If you're a fan of (relatively) safe explosives but the thought of packing another Mentos into a two liter makes you groan, then this water bottle rocket will be a pleasant alternative.
This video explains how to make a bomb at home by using some simple items. This can be done by taking some potassium and some sugar. Then mix the both in a tub. Then place 2 lighter gas cans on the mixture. There you have a home made bomb. This can be used as some fireworks in a party or in beaches to celebrate an occasion. This is just for fun purpose and most importantly it should be used in open spaces only.
One of the most beloved qualities of Glock handguns is how easy they are to disassemble and how disassembling them varies so little across models. This video will show you how to dis- and reassemble any of the Glock models listed in the title, because the procedure is the same for all of them, using only a ballpoint pen.
If you own a knife, it's important that you keep it as sharp as possible. Having a dull knife can be troublesome since it may be more difficult to use. In this video tutorial, you'll find out how to make a knife really sharp using the appropriate material found at certain stores. Good luck, be careful and enjoy!
Learn how to make an impact flash bomb! With this video tutorial, you'll be making ninja grenades in no time! Throw these grenades to the ground and make your escape in a flash of puff and smoke. To make these flash bombs, you'll need a ping pong ball, sandpaper, superglue, flash powder, tissue, matches, and scissors. Make an impact flash bomb.
In this video, learn how to make an easy & cheap home made gun silencer. Materials you will need include: aluminum steel, screen material, a sponge/steel wool, and string or thread. Spray paint is an optional item, in case you'd like to customize it. Good luck with your project!
Some of the most distinctive tools of the ninja in popular culture are the smoke bombs they throw at the ground the instantly go off without lighting them, yielding a dense cloud of smoke through which they escape. This video will show you how to make ninja smoke bombs at home you can use to make yourself vanish. Very useful for family gatherings and corporate meetings. Active ingredients include stump killer and matchheads, both always fun.
Acetone peroxide is a primary high explosive. It is the product of the reaction between hydrogen peroxide and acetone and is an acid catalyst. It is notable for being a high explosive that does not contain nitrogen, but is very unstable and typically too dangerous for practical uses in an impure form. The oxidization that occurs when burning is:
This bomb is far better than any of the simple bombs on this website and all the equipment can be bought in a supermarket. So, have fun!
My version of a very simple air gun. You need only 3 parts to build the gun and plus barrel. Making it is very easy after finding right parts. Parts im using might be ava... More»ilable only in Finland but this should give you an idea how to build an air gun. WARNING: This device is lethal so use caution when you use it. Dont shoot at anything that might die, like your friend or a rabbit. Just destroy useless stuff
Ammonium nitrate is a dangerous explosive found in a surprising number of household items, including cold packs and fertilizer. This video demonstrates a relatively safe application of this chemicals powers, the construction of a homemade smoke bomb. In this case, the ammonium nitrate comes from cold packs, and is first dissolved in water in a bucket and then absorbed into a newspaper, which forms the body of the bomb. The massive amount of smoke produced is very impressive relative to other ...
Here I shall show you how to make stable flash powder for all your uses in firework. It's not real flash powder, but the result is pretty good and not so sensitive like real flash powder. In my country, fireworks with flash powder inside of them are illegal, so I decided to make my own.
Want to turn a good idea into bad one? Make a flamethrower, then accidentally catch yourself on fire... wait, you couldn't possibly do that, could you? No.
You're probably wondering what the hell a trebuchet is. But it's just a fancy term for a really big slingshot. Back in the Middle Ages they were used to hurl flaming balls of fire towards enemies as well as large rocks and stones. But since that's kind of mean to do, today we're focusing on making a trebuchet that flings water balloons instead, which we believe are slightly less damaging.
What kind of fireworks will you be handling during your Fourth of July celebration? Firecrackers? Torpedoes? Roman candles? Homemade aerial ball shells with a potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur mixture?
This article is written for those of you who are not satisfied with just having a sharp knife, and for those of you who would like to make your knife as sharp as the devil himself. There are many ways to sharpen a knife, and my method is just one of many, so before we begin, let me explain the pros and cons of this particular sharpening method.
Smoke comes in many flavors. This video demonstrates the construction of a smoke bomb out of a few creative household items: a soda can, a piece of paper, some body spray, and scissors. This process is unlike the ones used in most of the other smoke bomb procedure videos out there, and is definitely worth trying out if you enjoy this sort of thing.
Air guns aren't that expensive or hard to come by, but for the DIY inclined that doesn't always matter does it? This video will teach you how to make an awesome metal air gun that holds 120+ psi and shoots either ball bearings or blow darts. One of the easiest to make and most powerful homemade air-based weapons out there.
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Simon Phoenix used one in Demolition Man, terrorists got their hands on them in Eraser, and you've probably shot one in Halo, but are electromagnetic projectile weapons more than just science-fiction?
Learn how to make homemade firecrackers with household items, with this video tutorial. Dig around your house and finds some Lego barrels (yes, Legos), a small screwdriver, toothpicks, blasting caps, a small cup, paper tape, and some water Make sure to have fun with these fireworks, but be safe.
Adrenaline0 Studios shows the ins and outs of making a quality airsoft gun holster from everyday household items. Begin by tightly wrapping a piece of printer paper around the stock of the airsoft gun. Once you have achieved a fairly tight wrap, use scotch tape to secure the sides and fold the excess paper over so the holster fits the entire length of the stock. After you have taped this fold in place, then you will need to attach it to the garment that you will be wearing during your air sof...
In this video you'll learn how to make a DIY flamethrower. In the video you'll see how they use this build it yourself flame thrower to light the candles on a cake. Make sure to be as safe as possible when building and using your flame thrower, have your fire extinguisher on hand. This video teaches you everything you need to know about flame throwers and of course how to build your own using a propane and butane mix. This is an excellent video for the pyro in all of us.
This is a detailed description and demonstration on how to make a Molotov cocktail. Molotov cocktail, mockingly named after Vyacheslav Molotov, is the generic name for a variety of improvised incendiary weapons, also known as the petrol bomb, gasoline bomb, or Molotov bomb. Simple to make, they are frequently used by rioters.
The RGD-5 hand grenade is a post World War II Russian anti-personnel fragmentation grenade. It is still in service in many of Russia's former client states.
At home, owning a rifle is either for sport or fanaticism. Having an M4 Carbine, however, is illegal. Only government agencies can own and use the Colt M4 Carbine, most notably— the U.S. Military. And for a soldier, that rifle means life or death, so it’s the number one concern for soldiers serving in Iraq or Afghanistan today. For a soldier, cleaning and maintaining their issued weapon is always priority, because an unclean rifle can resort in jams, misfires, and other malfunctions.
Before you try and build this DIY taser, beware— you could go to jail if you go around tasing people with it. Just having one could give you a fine, because they're not legal in some cities and states. If you still want to make one, proceed ahead.
So you went out and bought an SKS rifle...good for you. In my opinion, there are few rifles that can match the SKS as a personal weapon, whether used for hunting, recreation, or defense. Yes, some people will tell you that your SKS is a piece of outdated junk, and that their $2,000 rifle with all its fancy bells and whistles is much better, but just keep in mind that your SKS will still be functioning long after that fancy rifle has been thrown in the scrap heap. If properly maintained, an SK...
The simple adjustments shown in this video can increase the power of your airsoft gun dramatically. Follow these instructions and learn how to upgrade your own airsoft gun by replacing the spring with a more powerful one. A better spring with force more air into the chamber and increase the FPS of your projectile.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a simple rubber-band slingshot. First, grab a strip of paper and fold it up in small folds until you reach the top of it. After you do this, fold it up to more times to get the thickest and smallest piece of paper you can get. Now, take your rubber band and place it between your thumb and pointer finger. Now, place the paper in the middle of the rubber band, then pull the rubber band back with your other hand and the paper will go into the air. Be carefu...
Making a lighter bomb can be an easy thing to do if you follow my steps—and above all—be SAFE! Warnings
First, remember three basic safety rules; always keep the gun pointed in a safe direction, always keep your finger off of the trigger until you are ready to shoot, and always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make sodium nitrate, which can substitute for potassium nitrate for most purposes.
Many of the bottle-bomb connoisseurs among you are probably familiar with baking soda and vinegar bottle bombs. For those who haven't experienced the joys of these fire-free explosives, however, this video explains in painstaking detail how to construct them at home out of things that you should already have, namely baking soda, vinegar, a plastic bag, and a plastic bottle. Fun and, as far as homemade bombs go at least, safe.
See how to make a polumna (Mexican firecracker) in this pyro video tutorial. A triangle-shaped polumna is a very simple firework, made with just a sheet of paper, tape, fuse, and some flash powder. To make the flash powder, use sulfur (S), aluminum (Al), and potassium nitrate (KNO3).
Balisongs (sometimes known as butterfly knives) are one of the most dangerous and also most fun to play with types of knives in the world. They're even illegal in many places! If you have one though, chances are you're itching to learn some cool new tricks that you can do with it's awesome spinning folding blade. This video will show you how to do a Y2K, a cool intermediate-difficulty spinning move that looks very, very cool.
See how you can make some very powerful flash powder with KNO3, S, and Al in this video tutorial. In case you don't know, KNO3 is the symbol for potassium nitrate, also called saltpeter. S means sulfur or sulphur, and Al stands for aluminum. You can get powered aluminum at the paint store, and potassium nitrate and sulfur at the garden store.
See how to make a flamethrower for under fifteen dollars in this video. That's right, your very own flamethrower. You've always wanted one, so go out and make one so you can shoot flames into the night sky.
Hi, guys. I had a lot of requests on how to make a real miniature crossbow, so I did a tutorial—and it took me quite some time to do it. I would appreciate it if you guys could like the vid, give some kudos, and comment. To see how to make the mini arrows, click here.