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bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel
Member Since: 12th Jan 2004
Total posts: 1113
Posted:Hi, I'm looking into getting palm torches similiar to the ones imakokode uses in this video:

anyone know where i can get those?
or any tips on making them, recommended designs etc.?


Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Cambridge UK
Member Since: 29th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2895
Posted:you want this thread


they are usually called 'fire hands' or less frequently 'fire gauntlets'


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Location: Minneapolis, MN (USA)
Member Since: 20th Mar 2010
Total posts: 6
Posted:We make these palm torches, and sell them for $30 USD for a pair.



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Location: HOP
Member Since: 18th Nov 2003
Total posts: 984
Posted:They look like wire ones without dishes.

Should be easy enough to bend up some wire and wrap about 1ft (300mm) x 1.5 to 2 inch (32 to 50mm) flat wick on the end. Bend around fingers and you're done.

Very important: Make sure you can still drop them quickly in case of an emergency.

If using standard steel the wire can heat up quickly and the heat will travel down the wire towards your hands. So play around with what is available with a long length and shorten untill you feel comfortable and you get the desired effect.

Some designs also have dishes to minimise burns, protect the hands, reflect the heat. And velcro hand straps for quick release.

Stainless steel designs do not heat up to the same extent when working with the flame.

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