Introduction: Overclock a Lighter, AKA: Mini Flamethrower
this instructable will tell you how to get a 3 in. flame out of a lighter, withuot breaking it or anything.
I take no responsability for what you do with this. my intent is that you use it to light fires easier (no, not arson)
and pls comment, even if you say you hate me lol.
Step 1: Items Needed
1. generic lighter.
2. extreme desire to play with, and get burned by fire.
Step 2: Take the Metal Cap Off
take the metal cap off. this can be done by bending the sides of it out.
Step 3: Up the Power
ok heres the slightly tricky part.
find the little switch that deternimes the power of the lighter, and turn it all the way to the UP position.
lift it up, then turn it to the LOW position, WITHOUT catching the gears. you should hear a clicking sound while you do this.
push it back down, and turn it once again to the UP position. repeat 2 more times and ONLY 2 more. (total of 3) doing more than this will cause excess fuel to run invisibly down the lighter and your hand, and when the flame goes out, your hand will catch on fire (yes, it happened to me lol). this will not hurt if you react quickly, and can be put out easily by just waving your hand through the air, but dont even take a chance.
yes, I am playing WoW in the background lol.
Step 4: Burn Something
Light em UP!!!!!
and next time, I'll show you how to make a REAL flamethrower out of a disposable fire extinguisher (how ironic!).