make an easy firework e-lighter for near to nothing

Step 1: tools

lead for those pen lookalike pencils-try to get thicker one or you can shave a pencil to get that one.
12 volts battery charger or you can use one of those 2-12 volt wall things
dude it worked and i was just amazed like :o <br>
I tried this and the lead just exploded! Looking back, it's probably becuase I used a 15 volt 30 amp bench power supply :P I'm gonna try it next with a 12 volt gel cell and see what happens. Good idea though, thanks :)
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Wait a minnit... I think if you were to enclose the graphite in a vacumn, you would have a light bulb...
i tried it with a 2 pencil and it didn't work
soz but u can also connect wires up to the lead and so you can put t in the powder the way i showed was just the basic way to light stuff and ruin you clips on the charger
comment plz
where can u get a 12v batter- whats it called
Is it possible to use a 9 volt battery?
yes you can use a 9v. then you can have hot graphite shoot into your face as the heat fractures it on your desk. ow.
well i hevent play with any powder for some time now and i wouldent know but you can always try.
Will graphite pencil lead work?cuz thats all i have
I just tried this with thinner lead, it broke and burnt a little line on my carpet. Great tip though, pencil lead is a lot easier than tungsten wire for me to get a hold of.
thats pretty cool..so you need likeee just a 12v and wire and pencil lead stuff?
yea its thats all you need.

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