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Smoke Bombs

Alright I'm a dude who lives in the middle of nowhere...USA...i need some household chemicals to make an awesome smoke bomb. please help..!

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Deodorant bomb

Deodorant bomb : me and my best mate was wondering could you make a Deodorant bomb by putting two screws into a full (ish) can and making a spark between the two screws with a sparking devise ... or would the liquid Deodorant just stop it from happening .... please get back .... really wanna know ....cheers ryan .

Topic by 1gryan  


time bomb

Guys i got an idea but dont have the resources. i was wondering if we could join a nichrome wire to the wires that connect to the speaker of an alarm clock ,dat way we could fix the time when we want the wire too burn and thus putting a simple cracker near the contraption would give us a timebomb.any one interested in collaborating in such an instructable pleasecontact me. thank you

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Sparkler Bombs?

I have been looking at some firework instructables for the Fourth and I noticed that there were no sparkler bomb istructables. What?! I find this strange that you can find them on other sites, but not this site, which is centered around instructions. I can't post one because the ones that I made, due to lack of instructions, did not explode loudly and work properly. I have seen plenty of working ones that a friend made and they work perfectly: you can see the shockwave. The only impressive one I made shot a jet of green flame 10 or so feet in the air, but it's not suppost to do that. Sparkler bombs: simple and easy to make, yet not on Instructables. I know you know how to make them

Topic by Spl1nt3rC3ll    |  last reply


Fireball Bomb that works like an A bomb

This is an improved version of lemonie's Instructable Big explosion, bang, fireball, so hoorah to him for it. But any way, my idea is that I wanted to control the exact moment it went off, so this brought me to my first idea, just put black powder and a fuse in the lid of a butane can. Well this didn't work, I just got a jet of flame, plenty cool, but no fireball or musroom cloud. I realized I lacked the essential ingrediants of compression and rapid combustion. So I made this. It's literally a firing mortar for the can, the idea is a non-explosive shell (a coffee can filled with cement with a large bean can set inside to make an orofice) filled with an explosive, with the can of butane in the middle, and a cement stepping stone on top. The idea is that the explosive, when detonated, implodes the can, thus pressurizing it, then ignites the butane, thus decompressing it, A.K.A BOOM. The stepping stone by this point would have come of, thus allowing the expanding hot gasses to disperse. For saftey, the entire contraption would be put in hole in the ground, with no green grass growing all around. The reason I haven't tested it is that I had a very close shave with the cops for the butane can incendierary grenade. Disclaimer, I am not liable for what you do with this information, nor am I responsable for any damage to person or property, in other words, it's your problem if you kill your self. If you haven't yet noticed why this works like an A bomb, what in tarnation are you doing on this site? But, for credebility, I'll say. The main method of detonating a fission weapon is the implosion method. Prior to detonation a nuclear weapon consists of one or more pieces of weapon-grade fissionable material which are subcritical in configuration.The implosion method is when one sphere of material is compressed (through an explosion) to make it supercritical, which leads to a chain reaction, which results in the destruction of the atom, leading too duh, a big explosion.

Topic by KentsOkay    |  last reply


Popsicle bomb Variations

I'm looking for different variations for popsicle bombs. Here is the one I've made:                                             

Topic by Riverfire  


Boston "bomb" scare

Anybody else think the Boston Bomb Squad's a little jumpy?

Topic by Captain Pedantic    |  last reply


smoke bomb ideas?

Does anybody know how to make a smoke bomb from household chemicals?

Topic by supermichael2    |  last reply


smoke bomb ideas?

Does anybody know how to make a smoke bomb from household chemicals?

Topic by supermichael2    |  last reply


Epic Yarn Bombing!

New York yarn artist Olek has pulled off an act of epic yarn bombing. She crocheted a cover for the Wall Street bull. Incidentally the bull itself was another act of guerrilla street art, having been placed there without permission in 1987 by artist Arturo Di Modica.  OLEK AND THE CHARGING BULL ON WALL STREET from olek on Vimeo. Thanks to for the tip from our very own Natalina

Topic by Culturespy  


Bomb Defuse Game?

I am somewhat new to Arduino, and I wanted to create a project, but don't know where to start.The project I am looking to create is a bomb-diffuse game that uses a 4 digit 7 segment display that will count down from a variable amount of seconds.It will be activated by a 2-position key switch, and deactivated by a code. (10 input buttons).Once four buttons are pressed, it needs to check the order and the numbers pressed and subtract five seconds if wrong. I may also want it to beep every second once it reaches 30 seconds, and flash a red LED every second from start.Any pointers, suggestions, or solutions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance!

Question by WubbaVFX    |  last reply


how to make a smoke bomb snapper? Answered

Does any1 know how top make a smoke bomb that u snap like a glowstick and it starts smokeing i have heard of these and want to know how to make them or where to buy for use in airsoft wars

Question by zipzapper859    |  last reply


how do you make a colored smoke bomb?

How do you make a colored smoke bomb with household items or cheap easly found items? (organic dye dose not work)

Question by crazypiro911    |  last reply


where can u find potassium nitrate from fertilizer ? Answered

In what type of fertilizer can u find potassium nitrate

Question by The_Modder    |  last reply


Who bombed the twin towers?

Question by venom1539    |  last reply


How to make a bomb detector?

I have a science project to make. I need a working model... HELP!!!! :( Thanks!!

Question by 97shreyag    |  last reply


whats a good knex bomb?

i am having a knex war with all my friends and i need a grenade or bomb that explodes and hurt, doesn't take forever to make, and dosent use more than 40 pieces. please help

Question by poptart64    |  last reply


Smoke bombs that explode on contact

My idea is as followshave an outer layerthen inside that is a layer of a shock reactant chemical or substancethen another very thin shellthen the inner core of a regular sugar & potassium nitrate smoke bombthe way it works is the bomb will hit the ground causing the first chemical to react then that ignites the smoke bomb which will make smoke billow out a designated holemy example and original idea includes Nitrogen Triiodide and the regular smoke bomb mixtureps. if you want to know how to make these things go tohttps://www.instructables.com/id/E5YK8KLTDKEQOEX3CK/?ALLSTEPS for nitrogen triiodidehttps://www.instructables.com/id/E6F4H9Z605EP2867LO/?ALLSTEPS for the smoke bomb

Topic by master-of-chaos    |  last reply


World Water Bombing Championship

The fourth annual water bombing championshipGOD HELP YOU PEOPLE!BLOOD GETS YOU FIRST PLACEbelly floppp time

Topic by toreyray  


This contest is gonna be Da bomb!

Think about it, almost anything can be modded to use batteries, I hope we get some great entries, even if the prize kinda sucks......

Topic by Bartboy    |  last reply


Seed Bomb Vending Machine

Seed bombs are little balls of clay, compost, and seeds that you can toss into a vacant lot to try and get some new plants to grow. It's a guerrilla gardening technique and you can see how to make one here. If you just want to pick one up and live in San Francisco you can now buy them from a vending machine. These were designed by Common Studio from LA and repurpose old gumball machines with the benefits going to Project H Design. First Seedbomb Vending Machine Lands in San Francisco!

Topic by fungus amungus    |  last reply


Video bombing. Stop...it...now...

Unless i constrain myself this will sound like one of Gordon Ramsays shows... ;-) Fu blo he. It's fung time to do something about those bloo videos that stu people are carpet bombing Instructables with. ! Please limit the possibility of posting an unlimited amount of instructables/slideshows/videos per 24 hour period. One (1) per 24 hours are quite enough for anyone that are actually doing something good and not just carpet bombing/spamming crappy videos from Metacafe to get some money. As a temporary solution maybe just banning Metacafe-videos would help remove those obnoxious spammers. Or can you also get payed by videos on Youtube/Google? Talking in friendly manner to these guys doesn't really help. It only fixes (possibly) the problem with one guy, but there will just come more and more of them all the time. (The image of Gordon is stolen from telegraph.co.uk - sorry about that...)

Topic by matseng    |  last reply


plastic bottle hydrogen bomb ?

Alright what the image depicts is a plastic bottle with two holes in its cap for two wires. The holes are then caulked hot glued etc. to be waterproof. Then you open up the bottle and fill up with water almost to top [farther than in picture]. Then you hook up wires to a battery. What will happen when you do this?A no more room for hydrogen bubbles bottle expands blows upB hydrogen bubbles find a way out C utter failureI have been thinking this over if anyone out there is good at science outhere please help. Also if this does work it would be an awesome time bomb. PS i couldn't figure out how to add notes i use firefox please help.

Topic by thejrb    |  last reply


Ancient History: Kite bombs

From the article:   We investigate the kite bömb - a never before built medieval siege weapön that dropped bómbs from a kite over cities. We build one and test it with startling new insights and success. We investigate ancient bouncing bõmbs that actually skip across water - ... Source of article.    I saw this on the Ancient Discoveries. Over the weekend I believe, on TV.   The key to stability was a long tail...... Here is a source of information given to me by Kiteman,  concerning the Ancient Kite Bómbs (arial attacks before the airplane or balloon).      

Topic by Goodhart    |  last reply


Does anyone know how to make fireless smoke? Answered

Im inventing a game that uses a lot of stealth, but i cant risk a fire hazard in my woods. any help? and btw, if u live fond du lac, it may be comin soon. nowhere near finished yet...

Question by mrfishy    |  last reply


How to make popsicle stick bomb chains

I want to do a popsicle stick explosion (linked "bombs") with teenagers I work with but I can't find a pattern for the "units" that make long explosions. ? I've been loving the Stick bomb videos online and we have thousands of spare "craft sticks" to use in our afterschool programs.  Also, exciting words other than "bomb" and "explosion" to describe the chain reaction would be helpful.

Question by AgentRamona    |  last reply


Welcome to the IGBBWM

Brethren of the Brotherhood! Hear my call! Go forth and REEK HAVOC!!!(but pweese don't get anyone hurt, then it's not as fun)

Topic by KentsOkay    |  last reply


Can chemical based projects be posted on instructables?

 I know there are projects with more hazardous components but I just want to check before I post something.?

Question by Jbeaubrun    |  last reply


Questionable content of Instructables - Questions

I've got a few recipes for such questionable things as making a powerful poison out of cigarettes, and timed bombs, etc. Would these instructables legally be allowed to be posted? I am a firm believer in knowledge for knowledge's sake, and don't advise actually carrying out certain experiments like these, but I think that if someone wants the knowledge they should have access to it. (I can certainly see this liberal thinking backfiring in the case of a terrorist wanting to know how to bypass Pentagon security, or whatever other dire situation you can think up.) So, allowable or not? I don't want my account deleted because of my ignorance of e-law.

Topic by gdtripp    |  last reply


How to arm a British nuclear bomb

All you need is a single bike-lock key - no codes, no Presidential authorisation.[http://customersupport@cpwplc.com Watch the video]Read the article.

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


Making a stink bomb with sulphuric acid?

HI there I have been told of a nasty stink bomb by mixing said acid with creosote-is this a viable proposition-if not does anyone have any safer/easier methods that will create a stink for a few hours-it is for the good of the nation. Thanks dudes-much appreciated .

Topic by louisceline    |  last reply


Smoke bombs that explode on contact --- contest

I have decided to make a contest to see who can truly make a smoke bomb that will explode on contact with the ground no madder what part of it hits the ground. it will be graded on - ingenuity - ease to make - artistic beauty (yes it does count [just not as much]) - best instructions - safest (this grading spec will only be used if there is a tie for first place) - creativity and finally - how destructive it is you have until the end of August to turn in instructables to the destructables group

Topic by master-of-chaos    |  last reply


cheap time bomb (fireworks detonator)

Heres my idea: Take a cheap dollarstore or walmart watch with an alarm. wire a capacitor where the little speaker/beeper thing it would store up a small charge and then have it arc or a fuse to light it. so you set the alarm for the time you want it to go off, it goes off, builds a charge, arcs over the fuse and lights the roman candle, firecrackers, whatever you want. would this work? are there any ways of boosting the power of the arc or making the fuse light easier?

Topic by aaronx    |  last reply


[newsletter] RC Ducks, Bath Bombs, Espresso...

July 31, 2008 Sign-up for this newsletter: function openSubscribePopUp(src){ var emailValidate = /\w{1,}[@][\w\-]{1,}([.]([\w\-]{1,})){1,3}$/ if(emailValidate.test(src.value) == false){ alert("Please enter correct email"); return; } window.open("/newsletter/newslettersignup?email=" + src.value,"newslettersignup1","status=yes,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=420,height=250"); } Welcome back! Show us something sweet for our new Pie Contest. Make something delicious in the next two weeks, share it on Instructables, and win a great cookbook and an Instructables t-shirt! There's still time to enter the Invent-a-Sport Contest we're running with Horny Toad, and to get your project into the upcoming Instructables Book! Get creative, and share some of your great ideas. Japanese strawberry and sweet bean ball by Lizzio Instructables July 2008 Show and Tell by ewilhelm Revive an Old Motorcycle by skunkbait Espresso Coffee by lebowski This week's newsletter is sponsored by... LED Cube 4x4x4 by chr Make Your Own Bath Bombs by SoapyHollow Instamatic Retro by BruceMiller Build A Pair of Stereo Speakers by billbob Pair of RC duck decoys/submarines by courtney Soundproof Your Walls by rik_akashian ChapStick LED Flashlight by BCat Micro LASER Show with a CD Lens by linefeed Get published in the Instructables book! Seven ways to show off your pictures Mmm... pie How to Buy from the World's Best Store by dan Hot Process Liquid Soap making by yetunguez Rain Barrel Project by oddie1212 E-Bola by Tetranitrate Now go make something awesome, and I'll see you next week! - Eric Sign-up for this newsletter: function openSubscribePopUp(src){ var emailValidate = /\w{1,}[@][\w\-]{1,}([.]([\w\-]{1,})){1,3}$/ if(emailValidate.test(src.value) == false){ alert("Please enter correct email"); return; } window.open("/newsletter/newslettersignup?email=" + src.value,"newslettersignup2","status=yes,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=420,height=250"); }

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Americans bomb Kiteman: miss by sixty years.

A Royal Navy bomb disposal unit has been called to an unexploded bomb discovered on a Suffolk beach.Experts in the unit think the bomb was dropped by a US aircraft in World War II, while returning to an airbase.Houses and schools within half a mile of the site at Felixstowe harbour have been evacuated while the unit works on the device.As I type, a bomb-disposal expert has been on the TV to say it may be a 500-pounder.BBC storyLocal pressEDIT: It's a German bomb, not American. You can tell your lawyers to relax.

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How to make a cool distracting water bomb ?

How to make a cool distracting water bomb/balloon in under 5 mins to have a funny chase while playing

Question by Adiasg    |  last reply


Smoke bombs that explode on contact - version II

Smoke bombs that explode on contactmy idea is as followshave an outer layerinside that you have small glass capsules which will break and ignite the negative-Xthen another very very thin shellthen the inner core of a regular sugar & potassium nitrate smoke bombthe way it works is the bomb will hit the ground causing the the glass around the water to breake causing the negative-X to react then that ignites the smoke bomb which will make smoke billow out a designated holeps. if you want to know how to make these things go tohttp://www.unitednuclear.com/negx.htm for Negative-Xhttps://www.instructables.com/id/E6F4H9Z605EP2867LO/?ALLSTEPSfor the smoke bomb

Topic by master-of-chaos    |  last reply


Birthday Gift Box. (Time Bomb with flowers)

Hi All, My Idea is to create a gift box, which automatically  starts to play  Happy birth day song/Music @ 19:22pm.. then opens  one part  where we have a stop button. when they push the button stop. then box should spray the flowers snow etc.... :)  I want to them to celebrate their birthday.. without my presence..  Thanks all

Topic by ratank  



Is it Illegal to make Smoke bombs in Canada (Quebec) or US?

I am curious about adding a ratio of sodium nitrate to sugar and some additives (maybe sulfur) to make smoke bombs as a hobby. I am not interested in making explosives or Rockets just smoke bombs. I want to know before even doing this is it Illegal?

Question by SHOE0007  


Flash Powder Problems!!!!!

Every time I use flash powder from firecrackers to try to make a big one all it does is burn up. No matter how hard I try to compress the flash powder all it does is burn up when it is supposed to blow up. Any tips?

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how do i make a moldible smoke bomb?

It can be molded into any shape then you put a fuse in it and light it and it turns to a big cloud of smoke and you can make it from stuff at your local walmart

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(newsletter) Origami Roses, Chocolate Truffles, Bath Bombs

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Topic by fungus amungus  


check out my smoke bombs that explode on contact contest

The contest is to see who can make a function smoke bomb that goes off on contact with the groundmore details at here

Topic by master-of-chaos  


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Star (stasterisk) arrested at Logan airport for bomb scare

A 19 year old female M.I.T. student was arrested at gunpoint after entering Boston's Logan International Airport with what authorities claim was "a fake bomb" strapped to her chest, according to wire reports. The device is said to have been some kind of computer circuit board with Play-Doh and wires attached, strapped over her black hoodie. Link to AP report on her arrest.The young woman is identified as Star Simpson, shown in the image above left, and she is a sophomore from Hawaii. She has a user account on Instructables. Boingboing story Star's Instructables pageUPDATE: CNN videoUPDATE 2: Pic addedUPDATE 3: Canida's response added to BoingBoing, and a call for geek-protection sticker designs!UPDATE 4: Simpson pleaded not guilty to a charge of possessing a hoax device at her arraignment in East Boston District Court Friday afternoon. She was released on $750 bail and ordered to stay away from Logan Airport.Simpson could face up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. WBZTV storyUPDATE 5: We had a quick chat with Star! She's doing fine, and after dodging packs of media she's finally getting back to work on her problem sets. There's still school, you know. Of course, they've impounded her sweatshirt, so she's got to do something else for the career fair.

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check out my smoke bombs that explode on contact contest

The contest is to see who can make a function smoke bomb that goes off on contact with the groundmore details at here

Topic by master-of-chaos    |  last reply


krispie cakes yummmmm (recipie)

How to make 20 Krispie Cakes Ingredients: 145 grams of butter 40 grams of cocoa 115 grams of sugar (white granulated) 200 grams of syrup (golden) 285 grams of rice krispies Method: 1. melt the butter, coacoa, sugar and syrup in a mediam saucepan 2. bring to the boil but soons as it starts boiling remove it from the hob immediatley (turn of gas but leave it on the hob so you can keep on stiring) 3. then squash it into a lightly greased tin (prefrebly a 2cm thick, rectangular one) 4. cool for half an hour and mark 3 lines down from the smallest side and 4 from the longest and then cool for another 30 mins. 5. THEN SERVE YUMM YUMM. PLEASE COMMENT AND MAKE IT POSITIVE OR ILL JUST DELET IT AND REPORT YOU IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DOWNLOAD THE RECIPIE AND SAVE INK WHEN PRINTING ASK ME TO EMAIL IT U VIA COMMENT JUSTLEAVE NAME AND EMAIL 360XXXKNEX OUT!!!

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Why is there not many good knex "explosives" on this site or anywhere. People post your bombs and grenades!

I want ALL knex weapons makers to post pictures of bombs and grenades that actually explode here. I am tired of so called grenades that just shatter

Question by Fred the Penguin    |  last reply