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    Just a heads up whitepyro that video of yours was...

    Just a heads up whitepyro that video of yours was posted on another pyrotechnic forum in the idiots we see on youtube section
  2. Thread: lampare?

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    solids fuels are quite disappointing they are...

    solids fuels are quite disappointing they are also a fair bit harder to dial in the fireballs Ive seen done with charcoal in shells have hardly looked better than what thickly coated ricehulls with...
  3. Thread: Dextrin?

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    while making your own dextrin is certainly...

    while making your own dextrin is certainly cheaper commercially dextrin is made by acid hydrolysis (though residual acid is not something to be worried about as it is most certainly taken care of)...
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    The most fool proof way of identifying a pyro is...

    The most fool proof way of identifying a pyro is to ask him/her to blow their nose if the tissue has jet black snot on it you have a pyro


    you know your a pyro when:

    your the only person...
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    Without titanium you notice the bright...

    Without titanium you notice the bright builshwhite flash and ball that appear with the titanium you dont notice it I dont add it about 50% of the time.
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    There are several forums out there which are...

    There are several forums out there which are dedicated to manufacturing (even an Australian one) do a quick search in google (I dont think Dave wants us posting links to other forums)

    Stay well...
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    if your new you shouldn't be playing with flash...

    if your new you shouldn't be playing with flash flash is very sensative and dangerous you need good manufacturing techniques if a 3" colour shell you have made malfunctions generally death is not on...
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    Ti is mentioned in the skylighter article and Ive...

    Ti is mentioned in the skylighter article and Ive heard plenty of other people using it. It works for me too
  9. I highly doubt that the US rules put a limit on...

    I highly doubt that the US rules put a limit on the mass of "pyrotechnic flash composition" what ever its composition be this was part of a child protection act if blue aluminium produces an...
  10. The aluminium is not on sale yet but those...

    The aluminium is not on sale yet but those selling it said it was cheaper a product like this is alittle cheaper to manufature and they know that they can sell it cheaper than most dark al is sold...
  11. Thread: Pattern Shells

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    its hard to get a decent shape out of anything...

    its hard to get a decent shape out of anything smaller, Ill use hulls in this (no pulverone like I usually do) and so it wont require to much bp
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    Thats a good article they have there, Im going to...

    Thats a good article they have there, Im going to try a 6" one in the next two weeks Ill post a couple pics
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    you can do it with any if your desperate even...

    you can do it with any if your desperate even strips of paper and making tape can work
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    lol you from that medium sized state that doesn't...

    lol you from that medium sized state that doesn't wish to admit its part of Australia ;)

    Im actually considering buying a WASP though ~2K + postage is still quite a good price
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    wooden rod but yeah once you get the technique...

    wooden rod but yeah once you get the technique right you can churn out kilometres of the tubing with ease
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    is anyone interested in learning how to make ...

    is anyone interested in learning how to make continuous long paper tubes for quick match (Ive rolled them over 20m long in the past but its easier just to stop at 2m) I can make a video
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    Ive got no idea fireworks is my forte,law is not ...

    Ive got no idea fireworks is my forte,law is not but I guess it would be like illegally downloading someone's music.

    Whitepyro the reason there is something wrong with making a clone is that the...
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    Just a heads up last person to copy the wasp (and...

    Just a heads up last person to copy the wasp (and also use their software) got a nasty letter from the owners lawyers. You might want to keep what you are making quite. Looking good though
  19. Thread: Gum arabic

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    Just wondering is buying red gum out of the...

    Just wondering is buying red gum out of the question its only $10 per pound at hobby chem http://www.hobbychemicalsupply.com/servlet/the-4/red-gum-acacia-gum/Detail

    search for pyroscience blue...
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    Why are you so obtuse with everything BP is...

    Why are you so obtuse with everything

    BP is inferrior there is no arguing that, but a good report can be made with black powder as the video you linked to demonstrated Im not saying 3g of bp...
  21. Thread: Gum arabic

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    saran and PVC are chlorine donors they have poor...

    saran and PVC are chlorine donors they have poor fuel value and are retardents you cant use them to replace a fuel !!

    I didnt say they wouldnt work just that they are less favourable (massive...
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    75 15 10 is right bp is not as loud or powerfull...

    75 15 10 is right bp is not as loud or powerfull but makes respectable salutes. Being in Australia I have to make my own everything no walking down to the local fireworks stand and buying a roll of...
  23. Thread: Gum arabic

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    offence but just dont say stuff unless you...

    offence but just dont say stuff unless you actually do know. have you done any work on developing your own stars ? saran and PVC would be terrible replacments for redgum

    dextrin is the binder...
  24. Have you ever tried lighting a 70/30 mix of...

    Have you ever tried lighting a 70/30 mix of atomised al with perc it just wont ignite even with 600mesh so my guess is they have produced an atomised aluminium with a similar particle size to the...
  25. is this blue aluminium just a really small...

    is this blue aluminium just a really small particle size atomised aluminium ?
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