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Old 12-02-2010, 11:18 PM   #21
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Aren't you supposed to get a jel by mixing Styrofoam and gasoline? Start saving those packaging peanuts and coffee cups!

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This is starting to read like, The Anarchists Cookbook. Making napalm! I had to double check to see what forum I was on.

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There are several means of producing a thickened fuel for improvised flame weapons. Most of them will not work in a flamethrower. US Army used M4 thickener. It is a powder that does not attract water (as many thickeners will), chemically it is anadi-acid aluminum soap of isooctanoic acids made from isooctyl alcohol. Not to be confused with napalm, (napthenic and palmetic acids- no longer used) Search for aluma-gel thickeners. Little more complicated than tossing a styrofoam cup in a can of gas.

In case something happens, tho...........................

Can I have your guns? And the Stupid is not the only thing that burns.

And yes, I worry the hell out of the neighbors.

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There are several means of producing a thickened fuel for improvised flame weapons. Most of them will not work in a flamethrower. US Army used M4 thickener. It is a powder that does not attract water (as many thickeners will), chemically it is anadi-acid aluminum soap of isooctanoic acids made from isooctyl alcohol. Not to be confused with napalm, (napthenic and palmetic acids- no longer used) Search for aluma-gel thickeners. Little more complicated than tossing a styrofoam cup in a can of gas.

In case something happens, tho...........................

Can I have your guns? And the Stupid is not the only thing that burns.

And yes, I worry the hell out of the neighbors.
Im pretty sure the thickeners they use is classified.. at best no forn. Bathtub napalm is hardly anything like actual napalm at all. it just forms a substance very similar to silly putty that is extremely thick and burns for a long period of time. It does not stick to anything but will melt latex gloves. However in my younger days i mixed it with some thermite and called it granola... granola was quite a bit different than regular bathtub napalm. It burned hotter, stuck to stuff and burned for a longer period of time. The dirt where i tested it on was still flamable 3 months later... Oddly the next year grass grew significantly faster in that one spot than anywhere else in the yard.

p.s. i would not recomend using it for fertilizer or making any your self. I do not know if it is against the law but do the goons really care if its against the law or not? I quit making it when i was investigated by the FBI. They where just trying to scare us cause we where kids but it was still anoying having to avoid blacked out sedans all the time.
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Just FWIW, I never post anything that is not open source- or someone will come pull my clearance, bend my dog tags, and take away my birthday.

M4 thickener is not classified- or technically, used by the US any more- flame weapons (as in flamethrowers) were pulled from the inventory several years back.

As far as the guys in the cheap suits- We have a working relationship. They do not give me a bad time, and when they are students in my class I do not give them a bad time.

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I suspect this is not quite as legal as you might think...

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I can tell you how to make a flamethrower.I have a few actually.

Just take a supersoaker and put bondo or something around the tip to prevent meltage.Hang a wick in front of the barrel and fill with gas instead of water.

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Last Flamethrower I saw for sale was on www.arizonashooting.com

as I recall it was around $5,000 and came with a 50gal barrel of fuel.
Easy to buy with no paperwork required. Actually a guy by the handle of "Dangerous Bob" builds them, he was selling them for $7,500 includes training.

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LOL! When i saw the title, i thought you guys meant the lil things used to burn off weeds & such (propane tank & valve setup).

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I want to meet "Dangerous Bob".

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