Easy Firework E-lighter

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Intro: Easy Firework E-lighter

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

Step 2: What to Do

next take your lead and place it in the clips and turn your charger on.
it should glow hot or catch fire
the glow will be hot anof to light any powders or fuses

Step 3: Disclamer

im not liable if you hurt yourself or other or propriety

Step 4: Vid

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    19 Discussions

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    Gadgets_and_Gearstuuf

    Reply 10 months ago

    Pencils were origanally made of lead, but were changed to graphite for safety reasons.

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    Dalva24stuuf

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

    i think what he means of "Lead" is not that element named Lead (Pb) but actually "the lead of the pencil" AKA the graphite itself.

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    jairajsingh

    6 years ago on Step 2

    dude it worked and i was just amazed like :o

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    Jerimiah40

    9 years ago on Introduction

    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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    robotguy4

    9 years ago on Introduction

    Wait a minnit... I think if you were to enclose the graphite in a vacumn, you would have a light bulb...

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    jackaroo

    11 years ago on Introduction

    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

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    PyroManiac96moammi

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    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.

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    jackaroomoammi

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    well i hevent play with any powder for some time now and i wouldent know but you can always try.

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    tyty100

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Will graphite pencil lead work?cuz thats all i have

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    Solenoidclock

    10 years ago on Introduction

    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.