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  • Richard Mundy
    Hi Frank, Yes, probably accounts for the bunkers, Dick ... sugar? ... of ... remains 3 ... who ... ... the ... Frank ... Calcium ... boarding ... spew
    Message 1 of 22 , Feb 10, 2009
      Hi Frank,

      Yes, probably accounts for the bunkers,

      Dick





      --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "Frank McNeill"
      <frankmcneilll@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Dick,
      >
      > What is fore retardant, something they use on golf courses?
      >
      > old Frank ;-)
      >
      > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "Richard Mundy"
      > <coracles18@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Hi all,
      > > anyone ever played around with sodium chlorate weedkiller and
      sugar?
      > >
      > > with the help of the next door neighbour I made a rocket car out
      of
      > > meccano and a piece of brass tube. It exploded, I found the
      remains 3
      > > gardens away, looked like it had been hit with a sledge hammer!
      > >
      > > Stuff is no fun now as they have added fore retardant.
      > >
      > > Also tried making gunpowder but never got it right,
      > >
      > > Dick
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "Frank McNeill"
      > > <frankmcneilll@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Depends on which kids and old days. There was a Billy the Kid
      who
      > > shot
      > > > people.
      > > >
      > > > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "Len Phillips"
      <len@>
      > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Couldn't "someone " write a book on "The things Kids Did in
      the
      > > old
      > > > days ".
      > > > > what a hoot
      > > > >
      > > > > Len ( the aussie )
      > > > >
      > > > > Geees there were some bad buggers about in them days ....
      > > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > [mailto:pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
      Frank
      > > McNeill
      > > > > Sent: Monday, 9 February 2009 2:32 AM
      > > > > To: pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Subject: [pop-pop-steamboats] Re: wick
      > > > >
      > > > > Hi All,
      > > > >
      > > > > You don't really need a cannon or lamp to have fun with
      Calcium
      > > > > Carbide. When I was doing hard time in a military type
      boarding
      > > school
      > > > > I would put the stuff in paper bags, flush the bags down in
      > > toilets
      > > > > and leave quickly to avoid stepping in the stuff that would
      spew
      > > out
      > > > > of the toilets. Also good for dusting into fiber door mats
      just
      > > before
      > > > > it rains and turning screw top bottles into depth charges.
      > > > >
      > > > > old Frank
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "Pete B."
      <georgeyyy@>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Donald,
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Thanks for the carbide lamp explanation. most likely more
      > > concise
      > > > than
      > > > > > a Google explanation.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I know how the carbide cannons work but wasn't quite sure
      about
      > > the
      > > > > > lamp.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Pete
      > > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > ------------------------------------
      > > > >
      > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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