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pure sulfur and please dont say an internet source i cant buy it of the internet say the hardware store or the drug store or something thank you
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There should be a thumbs up feature or something for the comments! Your previous comment (...find a live chicken) was the best thing I've read all morning!! Keep on with your entertaining self!!
Hey, thanks for the encouragement.
If you look closely at this topic, you'll notice it was something posted like 6 years ago, which in internet-years is like practically forever, I think.
Although it's not like this topic is old news because, the funny thing is, as recently as 5 days ago some completely different person( I think) was asking the Answers forum, "Where can I buy sulfur?", um here:
So it was kind of uncanny for you to bring me back to this comment on essentially the same topic, but from 6 years ago. It's kind of like deja vu, but maybe the kind with a really long time delay.
Although it's not like the time delay matters, not in a place like the Answers forum, where history repeats itself.
Clearly some of the people who come here are not learning from the past, and I've been hanging out here for like 6 years. Maybe I'm in that category too.
Anyway, thanks for the kind words. I appreciate it.
How odd that after forever in Internet time that within a month you get several inquiry's! The reason for me is apparently more unique tho. I've been studying the old ways of survival through the reading of the Foxfire series. They would preserve apples by smoking (bleaching) them by pouring sulfer powder over the coals inside a closed box. They lasted all winter and tasted like fresh apples! Thanks for the info!
Burning sulfur in air makes sulfur dioxide, SO2.S + O2 == SO2The Wikipedia article for SO2,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulfur_dioxide
mentions its use as a preservative, in the section labeled, uh, "As a preservative". I am guessing SO2 works for preserving apples too. Also guessing this gas is the active ingredient in this Firefox documented method for preserving apples.Homer, not Homer Simpson, but the ancient Greek poet, knew the gasses from burning sulfur could be used for cleaning purposes, as suggested from his mention of buring sulfur in Book 22 of the Odyssey. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perse...
Sulphur can be obtained over the counter at the chemist, for indigestion, eczema, asthma
It is used as a soil treatment and can be bought at a garden center.
Also pet supply stores may sell it as a treatment for birds.
Contrary to popular belief, it is not a controlled substance. Neither are the other ingredients for black powder.
In fact, you can buy everything you need to make pretty pyrotechnics from auschems.com - I make my own rocket engines from chemicals I buy from them.
I get 90% sulfur from a fertilizer warehouse. 50-lb bags for around $20.
Dudadiesel sells nearly sulfur for a little over twice that.
eBay has it in smaller quantities.
Gardening supply stores have small bags of it.
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