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  •  I was making gunpowder when I was 12 (0+ / 0-)

    It's not difficult and you can make it from readily available materials. All the stuff came in the science kit I got for Christmas.

    Making enough of it for a bomb would be a little spooky, but bombers aren't completely sane anyway.

    •  Hey, I blew up the garage with a junior (1+ / 0-)
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      Mr Bojangles

      chemistry set from A. C. Gilbert -- which the company said to my folks was next to impossible.  To this day I am blank on what I used.

      No pride in that.. but they did say it couldn't be done.

      Let joy pour forth with every genuine communication.

      by Adelante on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:55:02 PM PDT

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