Master gadget hacker Colin Furze of Wolverine claws and Magneto boots fame is back at it again, and this time, he’s built a Pyro-inspired contraption that’s able to shoot 12-foot flames. Dvice says that it’s fueled by propane and here’s how it works: the suit “first fills a metal reservoir up with gas and, at the flick of the wrist, unleashes its flammable payload in one quick burst. On his other hand, Furze has rigged up a pilot light. When the gas is released at a high enough velocity from the reservoir, the flames are actually incapable burning the fuel fast enough to head back up the fuel stream and turning Furze into a flaming ball of fiery death.” Continue reading for a video and more information.
Here’s something you may not have known about Pyro from the comics: “St John Allerdyce was born in Sydney, Australia. Although named St John (pronounced Sinjin), he preferred the name John. As he got older he learned he could manipulate & control fire, but was unable to create it. Little is known about his past life other then he was a writer and spent most of his time in South East Asia working as a Journalist and later attempted a career as an author of Gothic novels.”