On the grand spectrum of fireworks ranked by awesomeness, sparklers are pretty far towards the "lame" end, just slightly cooler than black snakes. But what if you have a few hundred of them going off all at once? It's a little more impressive.

The folks over at HouseholdHacker dissected 200 of the pee-wee pyrotechnics and crammed them into some scrap metal piping for a serious upgrade in firepower. The result? Not a bad amateur inferno. The real question is how many bang snaps does it take to make something cool?