Hot Explosives & Fireworks How-Tos

How To: Make a Molotov cocktail with gasoline

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.

How To: Make a simple bomb

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.

How To: Make Stable Flash Powder

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.

How To: Make an impact flash bomb

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.

How To: Make flash paper without using acid

Flash paper is a fun little tool, mostly useful for scaring people, doing magic shows, or scaring people during magic shows. Here, learn how to make it yourself at home without using the dangerous chemicals, including acids, inherent in most processes for it's manufacture. All you need is an oven, a gas cooker, a few simple chemical ingredients, and a desire to make paper burn more quickly than it already does.

How To: Make a smoke bomb out of creative household items

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 ...

How To: Make a quick and simple smoke bomb

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a smoke bomb. The material needed for this task are: sugar, scales, potassium nitrate/KNO3/saltpeter, wooden spoon, pot, measuring cup, hot plate and metal spoon. Begin by mixing together 50 grams of KNO3 and 25 grams of sugar into a pot. Add 50 ml of water. Then put the heat on high until it boils. Stir once in a while when bubbles form. Keep stirring until the liquid become a solid substance. Scoop out some of the substance and roll it into ...

DIY Fireworks: How to Make Your Own Sparklers at Home

The 4th of July is the time of year where we light things on fire in order to show our undying patriotism, but another way to show your love for America is by saving a buck or two. Luckily, you can combine the two by making your own sparklers and have a little fun with chemistry at the same time. Besides, the more you save on sparklers, the more money you have for booze and burgers, and what's more American than that?

How To: Make a cap bomb

To make a cap bomb, you will need a nail or a knife, some bottle caps, some tape, matches or a lighter, and a bottle rocket engine or piccolo pete. Make a hole in the center of one cap, add powder from the piccolo pete, and connect the fuse through the hole in the cap. Connect the two caps together and tape together. Light the fuse and watch it blow. If you follow the steps in this video you will learn how to make your own fireworks at home.

How To: Make your own little match rocket

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a homemade match rocket. The materials required for this project are: aluminum foil, matches, 2 barbecue sticks, duct tape and 2 pennies. Begin by cutting 10 match tips off. Then roll the two barbecue sticks in the aluminum foil. Make sure that the roll is tight. Now slide the sticks out and roll the bottom of the aluminum foil up to about 2 inches. Place the match tips into the aluminum foil. Use the stick to compact the match tips together i...

Reusable Fireworks: DIY Bang Snaps You Can Throw or Smash

They go by many names—poppers, throwdowns, snappers, or bang snaps—but we all know them when we see them. These teeny tiny "fireworks" have been around for over 60 years and are still popular today because they're super cheap and safe for people of all ages to use. Each one contains a piece of gravel with a very small amount of silver fulminate high explosive, all wrapped up in cigarette paper. The paper makes them a huge pain to clean up later, and once you throw one down it's done.

How To: Make a large smoke bomb at home with household items

If you consider yourself an advanced at-home smoke bomb maker, watch this video! It demonstrates how to make a rather larger, more elaborate smoke bomb than most of it's competitors while still utilizing mostly common household materials. You will need a goodly amount of PVC pipe and a large number of sparklers, but neither of those things should be too hard to come by, and the resulting smoke screen could obscure the escapes of dozens, if not hudnreds of ninjas!

How To: Make napalm at home with household products

Making napalm at home from household products. First, take a metal can and fill the can up about quarter of the way. Break apart some Styrofoam and put it in the gas. Mix this until the Styrofoam dissolves and becomes a gooey mix. Let the gas soak into the piece of Styrofoam that is in the can. Once the Styrofoam is saturated with gas you can pull it out of the can and light it.You do not want to get this on you once it is lit. It will stick to you and burn you very badly. Please use caution ...

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