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How To Make Flying Serpents Using Our Flying Fish Fuse

How To Make Flying Serpents Using Our Flying Fish Fuse

Mike 06/23/2017 0
How To Make Flying Serpents Using Our Flying Fish Fuse​Materials Needed. Flying fish fuse, 1" x 2 1/2" Long tube or 2"x 3" long tube, 2  1" Plugs or 2 2" Caps, Nail or drill bit (To make a hole for 1/8"fuse). Black powder. Hot glue or Elmers Glue.(OU...
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Black powder rockets

Black powder rockets

Mike 12/10/2016 0
Black powder rocketsThere are many ways to make a rocket motor. The black powder rocket described here has been in use for many centuries, ever since black powder was invented by the chinese approximately 1300 years ago. It is still used today since ...
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Making Black Powder

Making Black Powder

Mike 12/10/2016 0
Making black powder   Making black powderThe practice of making black powder (often abbreviated 'BP')is often oversimplified in textbooks. Merely mixing the components, potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur, does not result in real black powder. The...
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All you wanted to know about fireworks fuse

All you wanted to know about fireworks fuse

Mike 12/09/2016 0
All you wanted to know about fireworks fuse Fuses are used in fireworks, cannons, firearms, and many other forms of pyrotechnics. Also termed as pyrotechnic initiating device, a fuse is the part of the device that initiates the function of burning or...
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Making your own Visco fuse

Making your own Visco fuse

Mike 12/09/2016 0
Making your own Visco fuseMaterials Needed: Hobby syringe (Syringe without needle) You may find one at your local pharmacy who sells them for the application of topical intra-oral medication. They usually cost about 25 cents, also you may be able to ...
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Colored Stars

Colored Stars

Mike 12/09/2016 0
colored stars   Chapter 8: colored stars Red star #1 Source: rec.pyrotechnics archive. Composition from Shimizu[1], page 215 Comments: The perchlorate can be substituted by chlorate without changing the color. Preparation:Potassium perchlorate.........
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