Sunday, 10 April 2011

Simple trick with steel wool!

It's very simple trick to make a lot of sparks, spending less than 2$
You'll need:
-piece of steel wool
-1 meter wire (for example copper wire)
- matches
1. Take wool and bind it to wire (make sure that it won't fly away when you'll spinning it)
2. Light the wool with the match (it won't burst in fire, but only glow)
3. Start spinning it, holding  wire on the side without wool.

Thousands of sparks!!!!

Here is the effect:

Best part at 0:14

17 comments:

  1. a little pile of magnesium dust(like off of the Bear Grylls style firestarter) will make a hell of a spark in a pinch, for survival purposes, or lolz.

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  2. Looks like a dangerous firecracker, really dangerous

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  3. like remi said.. looks dangerous!

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  4. Cool, but a bit to dangerous for me

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  5. Looks like a great idea. Keep it up!

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  6. Great post man! Keep up this excellent blogging!

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  7. never leave batteries and wire wool together in your tool box, they can cause terrible fires.

    but, this looks like fun!

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  8. Looks kind of dangerous, I'll have to try it out at one point though haha.

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  9. haha trying this right now ;D
    and following

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  10. Jesus, I'm gonna have to try that!

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  11. Whaaat? I'm totally trying this later

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