Explosive Alarm Clock

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Introduction: Explosive Alarm Clock

About: In addition to performing full-time job of "shaman" of the Italian community of Technological Craftman, engaged in research, training and dissemination of culture in Visual Communication. Always passionate a...

The Explosive Alarm Clock is a fully-functional alarm clock made with an old beeping alarm clock.

You need:

1. Electronic alarm clock
2. Cardboard rolls
3. Paper packaging
4. Old wires
5. Hot glue
6. Electrical tape
7. Cutter

Step 1: Disassemble

Take in pieces the old alarm clock.

Step 2: Sticks

Cut the cardboard roll and made 6 pieces 20 cm.


Step 3: Wrapping

Wrap the stick with the packaging paper and fixed it with transparent tape.

Step 4:

Use hot glue to glue the power supply and tie together the six bars. Positions the display at the center and fix it with the hot glue

Step 5:

Apply electrical tape on both sides

Step 6:

Twist the electric wire of a pen to achieve this effect.

Step 7:

Gift for friend sleeper is ready!

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LesB

2 years ago

Bad idea:

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/North-Bay-trailer-park-evacuated-due-to-possible-8379276.php

Step 8: by chance you are arrested when on the trip to your friends birthday party. ?

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Great for someone who likes counter strike

While I certainly defend your right to make this ill-informed, inflammatory comment, I am highly offended by your lack of grammatical skill and your poor spelling. If you don't mind, I'd like to rewrite your offensive, tasteless, and incendiary comment in proper grammar and with correct spelling.

Now, to the task at hand:

"I am highly offended that these ideas are being put into our childrens heads! The world is violent enough without inspiring children to try their hands at creating improvised explosive devices (IED) and showing the angry how to make weapons. With just a few modifications, this "harmless" prank clock could be made into a serious explosive!

Here is an example of a conversation after an evil young person uses a modified version of this 'ible:

"Hey look mother! I modified that alarm clock instructable and used it to kill your boyfriend, whom I loathe! All I had to do was get an old alarm clock, some fertilizer, and some blasting caps and stuff it all inside those easy-to-find cardboard tubes! WOW! That was a simple bomb to make!"

See how much more sense this version makes? You're able to get the point across in a much more accurate (and grammatically correct) fashion. If only all the ignorant, paranoid, and reactionary commenters on the Internet were this eloquent! Then we might have a dialog going!

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Your comments are well advised and well written. Thank you! Well, almost carefully written. (Please excuse my grammatical errors. My proof reader is on vacation this week.)

I know people who have been playing with fire and tinkering with explosive devices since I was a youngster on the farm in the 1960's. It is simple to send a golf ball skyward and out of sight with a few readily available gases, oxygen and acetylene inside a 2 inch diameter by twenty one foot iron pipe. "Hey! Look out airline pilots coming in for a landing!"

Add some fertilizers and gasoline and a few additional and interesting, but well know admixtures, and a climb up the nearby water tower with some discarded cell phones and we are ripe for excitement! Baltimore's recent excitement will look like a tea party.

When I was working as a courier, delivering packages to the airline, I was certified by the T.S.A. One of the requirements was that I report to all appropriate authorities any time I saw anything that looked similar to what is pictured above.

There are numerous state laws that prohibit the making of anything that might appear to be a "Hoax Bomb." Just Google "hoax bomb." See the comments by dcasebeer.

Policemen today are doing their best to defuse difficulty situations. Can you imagine what might have happened if a youth was seen throwing one of these Instructables alarm clock IED's into the streets of Baltimore a few weeks ago or in Boston last year.

Not funny!

Your outlook on the situation due to having been dealing with TSA is laughable. TSA has not stopped one terrorist, and over 400 TSA employees have been arrested for theft. Who is watching the watchers, but I digress. Bombs that have a big red digital display are pure Hollywood. No real bomb maker would ever use one, they are of use to no one except a movie maker to build suspense. Anyone who has ever seen real blasting agent can tell it from paper tubes, even if they are blind. The nose knows. By the way, Arizona Revised Statutes has a criminal charge, listed as Misconduct Involving Simulated Explosives, and I speak from experience when I tell you that only the greenest Deputy County Attorney would ever file this charge on a suspect, because it is almost impossible to prove.

I wish I could upvote comments in instructables

you feel "highly offended" by a guy modifying an alarm clock but then, you give recipe and idea to make real explosive...funny...

do not know the regulation in your country guys, but you can buy those alarm clock on the internet for couple of dollars/euros.

I do not say this is a genius idea, but stop your faked morality...

and the plural of children is childrens, right? or maybe you missed an apostrophe.

Mm, good catch! Indeed it is "children's". Luckily, I'm willing to admit my mistakes and learn from them.

Simple and great idea! :D

Help me understand why is the crime rate so low or non-existent in Amish Communities?

Does the Amish practice of teaching children to live in kindness and forgiveness instead of violence ever result in the atrocities we regularly see at the Boston marathon, for example, or in the recent Baltimore violence, or the hate crime in Chattanooga??

Seems to me that there is the way of peace that is vastly different from the way of violence.

Why not train children from a young age how to choose forgiveness and reconciliation, instead of using violence to "waste" those who you can't stand to live with? ("Waste" was language used with reference to shooting a "Namee" when training soldiers how to view the enemy during the Vietnam war.)

We don't live in Amish communities. Guns and explosives are present in the Amish communities, it's just the fact that nobody is crazy enough to go shoot anyone up. Mentally ill people are well handled in the Amish communities, and put away from firearms and explosives. If you were in possession of a firearm, would you go shoot anyone? If you answered no, GREAT! If you answered yes, YOU shouldn't be able to own a firearm, and I should, because I would not go and shoot anyone without good reason such as self defense.

Get over it, this is nothing more than a normal off the shelf alarm clock, and some cardboard.

By the way it takes more than fertilizer to make a bomb, also plenty of places online where you can get instructions to make actual bombs, are you hunting all of those down, and angrily commenting on them?

Some fertilizer? Thanks for the instructions.

How, for heavens sake, could anybody get something usefull for building a bomb out of this instructable? It's just an alarm clock in a funny case. No information about how to make or get explosives, nothing about making a detonator.

Just because it looks like a (cartoon) bomb doesn't mean you can make a real bomb out of it. If you dress like a chicken you still cannot fly!

You probably won't get invited to the White House if you bring this to school.

You should avoid Irving, Texas also.