Improved arm mounted flame thrower

prometheus-flame-thrower[Everett] is at it again with Prometheus, an arm mounted flame thrower.This is the third generation of the project and makes some huge advances over the second generation we saw last year. We’d say he’s reached cinema/stage-performance quality with his design.

The self-contained system is completely arm mounted with a fuel reservoir mounting behind the elbow. The new version adds an adjustable flow valve actuated by a servo motor to regulate the flame size. An arc generator has been incorporated to replace the lighter from the last version. A microcontroller measures wrist angle and takes care of creating the arc and regulating the fuel supply.

Prometheus is small, controllable, and frightening. See a full demonstration as well as some video of the prototyping process after the break. Does this make you wonder how much burn cream [Evertt's] needed over the years?

Extended demonstration video.

Build log video.

Comments

  1. Sam says:

    Mayde he could mount a lazer on the other had?
    eg.

    http://lifehacker.com/287252/turn-a-flashlight-into-a-handheld-burning-laser

  2. UltraMagnus says:

    this post is pointless without instructions…

  3. cv says:

    change the butane with oxy-acetylene and you can cut heavy steel in to pieces or yourself

  4. cv says:

    i made staff from an oak that had a flame thrower.
    i used it for a halloween costume. I got some
    wierd looks walking down the rode but not once did i burn myself with it.used a gas head from a torch lighter at the top to keep from burning the wood

  5. Hellbringercid says:

    things like this makes me wonder why there already isn’t super hero’s and super villian’s fight battles in the streets of large city’s. GOD WE ARE SO CLOSE!!!!!11

  6. mitchell says:

    PYROMAN, COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU!

  7. mitchell says:

    I NEED THAT FOR CRISPY MARSHMALLOWS, AND MAYBE I COULD USE IT FOR A COOL MOVIE, CAN I BUY IT? IF YES FOR HOW MUCH?

  8. Bertone says:

    hahaha there is a much easyer way to do that…that is overly complicated :/

  9. miguel says:

    dude your´r watching dragoon ball too much

  10. iToast says:

    @dave no. this is decompressing the propane / butane so fast, its acualy cooling the mixture down, a flame on his hand wouldent hurt as it would burn before it warms up. that and he didnt…

  11. BloodyCaesar says:

    One day, it shall be mine… Oh yeah, it shall be mine.

  12. Marcus says:

    How would I buy one of these, aand about how much would it cost?

  13. Justin says:

    How much do you charge for your invention. I’m in entertainment and would love to use this as a special effect on stage.

  14. I hate to be a bother, but please add my name to the list of potential customers if/when you decide to sell these. Hope to hear from you soon!
    -TheDaoxInd-

  15. Klee says:

    Hey, does anyone know where I could get started working on projects like this? does anyone have a book they can recommend?

  16. joseph says:

    Dude if you wore a flame retardant suit you could be a literal super hero. do it be a hero save the day get the girl hu hu.

  17. jcfimages says:

    main question is, how much is he selling them for!

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