Introduction: Throwing Coin Popper
Learn how to make a very cool loud popper using only a few materials that are very easy to obtain. Please note that this is my first instructable.
Step 1: Gather Materials
What you need:
-A roll of masking tape(duct tape will work too)
-1 pulling firework
- safety glasses
Step 2: Assembling Your Popper (A)
Very gently, shape the pulling firework into a tight ring shape (without popping the firework). Be careful! You may want to use gloves because these poppers ignite by friction! Don't burn yourself! I am NOT responsable for you hurting yourself in the making of this project!
Next, cut the strings off of your popper.
Step 3: Assembling Your Popper (B)
Now, what you need to do is sandwich the pulling firework in between the two nickels. Next, all you have to do is wrap the "sandwich" together with tape. Make sure that you use enough tape and cover it completely leaving no trace of the nickel(s). If you use too much tape, it won't burst open when it hits something on impact. It should look like the picture below...
You're done. Good Job!
Step 4: The Final Step!
Now, all you have to do is put on your safety glasses, and throw your popper! You can throw it directly at the ground or you can throw it in the air and watch it detonate when it hits! Be aware that upon impact, the coins may fly off and possibly hit you if you are too close. I am sure that the coins will not hurt, but just be aware of this. Please do not throw near other people or animals, this popper is very loud! Be sure to discard all tape and debris, but keep your nickels (if you can find them) for next time you make one of these.
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