Hot Air Balloon

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Introduction: Hot Air Balloon

Ready for Fourth of July I am and every year we all make those and race them know you can to.

Step 1: Gather Materials

You need the following materials 1. A garbage bag 2.Wire 2. Fire starter

Step 2: Make Two Wires

Cut two sections of wire as wide as the opening hole

Step 3: Attach to Bag

Make a hook on each end and poke it through the bag 5 or. 6 times

Step 4: Add Fire Holder

To hold the fire starter cut a 6 inch piece of wire and bend around x in wire and make two points to stick it on.

Step 5: Launch

To launch have some one hold the bag and you need to light the fire starter and don't let the bag melt then you will let go when it is blown up let go and watch fly.

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    10 Discussions

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    spyder2021
    spyder2021

    7 years ago

    yeah would not be recommended in wooded areas or very dry areas. could start a forest fire. we have enough of them going on in the USA don't need more.

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    Anderson9828
    Anderson9828

    7 years ago

    I hate to be an environment freak but flying flaming plastic trash bags seem like a bad idea

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    vincent7520
    vincent7520

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Agreed. Silk paper does the job magnificently !…

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    NVDevastator
    NVDevastator

    7 years ago

    How do you not burn anything down? It seems dangerous. Just saying

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    backflip11
    backflip11

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    it cant come down until the fires out and it just got done raining out

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    Dowaine
    Dowaine

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    you could tie some kite string to the balloon and then you could real it in when you were done

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    vincent7520
    vincent7520

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Nope ! The higher the balloon is, the longer the string is … thus the heavier : all in all the heat would be high enough to lift both balloon and string !…

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    spyder2021
    spyder2021

    7 years ago

    yeah would not be recommended in wooded areas or very dry areas. could start a forest fire. we have enough of them going on in the USA don't need more.