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check out my smoke bombs that explode on contact contest Answered

the contest is to see who can make a function smoke bomb that goes off on contact with the ground

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hippojoe
hippojoe

13 years ago

or you could whip up some ammoniam nitrate and CAREFULLY but tightly wrap the smoke bomb in a paper covered in the crystals. then give it a little tape, and viola. BUT THIS HAS SERIOUS FLAWS!!!

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hippojoe
hippojoe

Reply 12 years ago

MMMMM.......rusty spoons

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hippojoe
hippojoe

Reply 12 years ago

NETTLES!!!

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egadsman
egadsman

13 years ago

ok all you need to do for this is make a smoke bomb (potasium nitrate + sugar) im assuming you know what im talking about. if not here is a link to an instuctable that tells you https://www.instructables.com/id/E6F4H9Z605EP2867LO/?ALLSTEPS

all you will have to do is wait until it is a little less gooey and roll it into a ball and then roll that through a pile of strike anywhere match dust. and voila a smoke bomb you can throw and it should ignite.

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westfw
westfw

Reply 13 years ago

uh huh. Just exactly how does one obtain "strike anywhere match dust" ? I think filing it off of strike-anywhere matches is probably a bad idea...

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egadsman
egadsman

Reply 13 years ago

what I've done in the past is place the match/ match head into a ziplock bag and just roll it between the palms of my hands and the dust falls off. none have ignited.

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looking4ideas
looking4ideas

Reply 12 years ago

This is just an idea! If I got a bunch of match heads and placed them in a pot filled with rubbing alcohol and heated it up. (lets say it didn't flare up) would this help get the chemicals on the match head off?

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Loveofchaos
Loveofchaos

Reply 13 years ago

should....i think he's going for more than hypothetical. if I was to do that... i would cover it in strike anywhere matchheads pointing out throw it with a spin, it should ignite.