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In this instructable, i will show you how to turn a barbacue lighter into an ignighter for use inspud guns and other projects. It should take around 5 ...
You will need: Lighter Screwdriver Wire Soldering iron Solder Copper aligator clops Wire holder standy thingy
First, get a lighter that is empty. Get a flat screwdriver or knife, anf cut the stickers. Then unscrew the two screws. Also pry off the grey cap ...
Now carefully open the lighter.
Take apart the long black tube by pulling away from the wire and hose. Then pull the small plastci cap off of the end.
Remove the fuel canister and the locking mechanism, you will be left with this.
Solder a wire to the shorter one connected to the piezo-electric ignighter.
Now put the whole thing back together, make sure the wires are coming out where the black tube came out.
Now solder an aligator clip to each wire.
Now you have a custom made piezo-electric ignighter. You can now use it in spud guns, and other projects that require a small explosin!
This is a video of the sparks, sorry for the bad quality and mistakes.
Thank you for viewing my instructable, please look at my others. Feel free to leave any comments or suggestions, they are apreciated.
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