Awesome Flamethrowers

Restoring a Mini Flamethrower

Restoring a Mini Flamethrower

We’re not sure what this compact German flamethrower was originally used for, but it is a fascinating bit of kit. When SlivkiShow got their hands on it, it was in pretty rough shape, but by the end of this video, it’s looking and working as well as it ever has.

A T-Rex with Flamethrowers

A T-Rex with Flamethrowers

You know what would have made the Jurassic Park movies better? If the dinosaurs wielded weapons. Imagine if the velociraptors had Gatling guns or if the T-Rexes had flamethrowers. North of the Border gives us one of those things by sculpting a the king of the dinosaurs cosplaying as a fire-breathing dragon.

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The Unburnable Book

The Unburnable Book

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is a frequent subject of book burnings. Fighting back at such censorship, Penguin Random House created a unique fireproof edition of the classic novel, and let the beloved author hit it with a flamethrower. The unburnable book is up for auction with proceeds benefitting PEN America.

Pulsefire LRT Handheld Flamethrower

Pulsefire LRT Handheld Flamethrower

Exothermic Technologies’ handheld flamethrower can shoot a flame up to 25 feet with the push of a button. Its electric arc ignition lights up a stream of gasoline or a gas/diesel mix in an instant. Use it to start bonfires, clear unwanted weeds, wasp nests, or melt snow and ice. Check your local laws before buying.

Flamethrower Headlights

Flamethrower Headlights

Are you sick and tired of people driving too slow in the passing lane? Perhaps this will convince them to move over. This Russian mechanic modded a Lada, replacing its headlights with a pair of road-clearing flamethrowers. We can only hope that it’s operated by honking the horn.

Fire-Breathing Backpack

Fire-Breathing Backpack

Inventor and maker Colin Furze has been making weapons and vehicles inspired by Far Cry 6. We’ve seen his fireworks backpack, now check out a backpack that belches huge plumes of fire to its sides. In the game, the so-called “Furiosa” backpack can also fly like a jet pack, though.

Flamethrower Pipe Organ

Flamethrower Pipe Organ

While at the 2021 Transworld Halloween and Attractions Show in St. Louis, music director Tom BetGeorge (of Halloween lightshow fame) showed off his keyboard skills by playing Bach’s ominous Toccata and Fugue in D minor on a pipe organ that breathes fire as its keys are pressed. The organ was built by Johnathan Elkins.

Flamethrower.

Flamethrower.

Ahoy is back with another of their great, deadpan videos about weaponry. This time, they provide a in-depth look at the fiery death-dealers known as flamethrowers, and their appearances in video games, movies, TV, and real-life combat. We had no idea flamethrower tanks were a thing.

The King of Wheelchairs

The King of Wheelchairs

Coolest Thing introduces us to self-proclaimed mad scientist Lance Greathouse. Among his many builds is a motorized wheelchair that packs a flamethrower on its front end. But he doesn’t just build silly stuff, Lance and the folks from the Wheelchair Labs helps refurbish wheelchairs for people in need.

Flamethrower Charmander

Flamethrower Charmander

After a viewer provided a really bad idea of how to create a flaming version of Pokémon’s fiery little Charmander, maker Allen Pan of Sufficiently Advanced decided to hack together his own fire-breathing orange dragon from a talking plush, an air freshener machine, and birthday candle pilot light. He’s also got a taser Pikachu.

Car Part Flamethrower Guitar

Car Part Flamethrower Guitar

How to Make Everything is usually busy making ordinary items in overly complex ways by creating them from scratch. But this time, what he made was anything but ordinary – an electric guitar fabricated from junked car parts, complete with a Mad Max-style flamethrower.

Shout-activated Flamethrower

Shout-activated Flamethrower

Allen Pan of Sufficiently Advanced teamed up with fellow engineering geek Junie Genius to create the ultimate anger management device – a head-mounted gadget that shoots flames whenever its wearer lets out a shout. Nope, this thing doesn’t seem dangerous at all.

Flamethrower vs. Not a Flamethrower

Flamethrower vs. Not a Flamethrower

A lot of fuss has been made about the flamethrower that Elon Musk’s Boring Company recently sold. But there’s a big difference between that glorified blowtorch and a proper military-grade flamethrower, as DriveTanks.com demonstrates in this comparison video.

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Making a Mini Flamethrower

Making a Mini Flamethrower

Inspired by The Boring Company’s flamethrower, maker Peter Sripol decided to build his own version – though this one is smaller – and much more dangerous than the one Elon Musk was peddling. We love how he calls it a “Temperature Enhancement Device.”

Boring Company Flamethrower

Boring Company Flamethrower
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How do you make sure your tunnel construction company stays in the news? First, you come up with a memorable name. Then you put that name on a hat. Then you start selling personal flamethrowers. Damn Elon, calm down.

XM42-M Modular Flamethrower

XM42-M Modular Flamethrower

An update to the awesome XM42 personal flamethrower. The XM42-M is machined from billet aluminum, allows for left- or right-handed use, and offers an optional 3-gal fuel backpack that provides over 3 minutes of continuous burn. Pre-order deal ends on 11/30/17.

DIY Punch-activated Flamethrowers

DIY Punch-activated Flamethrowers

To celebrate the launch of Legend of Korra: Turf Wars, Allen Pan of Sufficiently Advanced made one of the coolest – and hottest – gizmos we’ve ever seen: a flamethrower that spits fire when you throw a punch. Insure your fists, then find out how to make them here.

The Spider Incinerator

The Spider Incinerator

Despite their name, they guys at Danger First are creeped out by spiders. But rather than buy a can of Raid, they made a deadly hairspray-powered flamethrower, designed to enact the idiom “kill it with fire” in real life. No actual spiders were harmed in the making of the video.

Firehose vs. Flamethrower

Firehose vs. Flamethrower

While the Mythbusters already tested the flamethrower vs. fire extinguisher stunt seen in this music video, these firefighters show how a powerful water cannon can be used to douse such a flame quickly.

XM42 Personal Flamethrower

XM42 Personal Flamethrower

Ion Productions Team is readying what they’re calling the commercially-available handheld flamethrower. It’s meant for clearing snow and ice, ridding pavement of weeds, starting bonfires, or just showing off.

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DIY X-Men: Pyro

DIY X-Men: Pyro

Madman Colin Furze continues to build his own personal arsenal of X-Men abilities, this time replicating Pyro’s fiery skills with tiny, but mighty wrist mounted flamethrowers. Impressive, but we don’t think he’ll be able to do Deadpool.

The Flamebone

The Flamebone

Scott, a dude inspired by Jonathan Crawford, has created a sick playable flamethrower trombone, made from plumbing, torch, and compressed air parts, with fire on demand. (Thanks Steve!)

Wrist Mounted Flamethrower

Wrist Mounted Flamethrower

Check out Everett Bradford’s Prometheus Device, inspired by X-Men’s Pyro: a homemade, wrist-mounted flamethrower, controlled by the position of your hand. Kids, don’t even think about it.

The B.O.N.D. Bike

The B.O.N.D. Bike

The B.O.N.D. bike offers everything you’d ever need for urban warfare on two wheels. It’s got a handlebar flamethrower, caterpillar track for traction, and an ejection seat to ward off thieves.

Flamethrower Trombone

Flamethrower Trombone

Jonathan Crawford plays the trombone – but you wouldn’t want to be the one marching in front of him on the glockenspiel in the band, what with his propane-powered trombone.

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