How to Make Armstrongs Mixture


Introduction: How to Make Armstrongs Mixture

As mix is a highly reactive explosive and a crude form of it can be made from one around the house item : a matchbox ( and some matches) as mix has lots of uses for example some people use it as a gunpowder substitute for small DIY guns or I like to refill caps with it and they make a bigger bang any way it's pretty fun stuff but you gotta be careful DONT BLOW IT UP IN YOUR FACE

Step 1: Getting the Red Phosphorus

Firs you will need some red phosphorus now you can get it impurely from the striker side of the box my tool of choice is a razor blade take the tool and GENTLY scrape the side of the box if you press to hard it will scrape paper you can also use a kitchen knife for this do this till you have a small pile

Step 2: Match Heads

Now take 3-4 matches and crush the heads with pliers over a pice of paper till you have a nice little pile chances are this will still be very chungkey so take a pencil or other round object and roll it over your powder do thes for 2 or 3 minutes and you get a very fine powder you needs a bit less than twice as much match head as red phosphorus

Step 3: Mixing

DONT use conventional stirring or wose grinding to mix the powders take 2 prices of paper and fold in half then pour the mixture slowly black and forth once its mixed it will become impact sensitive CONGRATS YOU JUST MADE ARMSTRONGS MIXTURE



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    I made a quarter of a gram then I smashed them all at once, don't do this, because my ears were ringing for at least half an hour. And the concrete i was hitting the mix on had a little dent on it after.

    Coooooool ! Gonna try this for sure.

    Just saying this mix is VERY safe compared to the pure mix which, when dried, will detonate with the lightest touch, almost as sensitive as Nitrogen Triodide

    Oh! Thanks I haven't made many should I do more? Do you like them?

    Deffinately!!! if you do a good ible like this every few weeks youll become popular very fast