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Be smart using Tannerite or lose body parts.
A man in Georgia shot a lawn mower with 3 pounds of tannerite in it from only 30 yards away. His le ...
25-3-2016 at 04:23
by: Grantr
Melt casting ETN experiments
Ouch! I will not stick a lighter to any amount.
14-12-2015 at 16:27
by: Grantr
erythritol tetranitrate recrystallization
Henning,

The batch is small. 300ml of ETN solution into a gallon of ice water. I can use a mixer ...
14-12-2015 at 14:23
by: Grantr
erythritol tetranitrate recrystallization
I have been experimenting with recrystallizing ETN with 91 percent isopropyl alcohol. My goal it's t ...
13-12-2015 at 16:53
by: Grantr
Melt casting ETN experiments
It is truly amazing what extremely small amounts of ETN can do. I tested a 1 inch peice of drinking ...
9-12-2015 at 16:07
by: Grantr
Melt casting ETN experiments
Bert,
I thought about using Vaseline as a mold lube however I think the heat would liquidfiy the V ...
8-12-2015 at 17:00
by: Grantr
Melt casting ETN experiments
Melt cast ETN is powerful and much easier to make than having to press powder. I know this makes th ...
8-12-2015 at 08:50
by: Grantr
eBay De-listing Potassium Nitrate?
I saw this [url=http://www.dudadiesel.com/search.php?query=nitrate&gclid=CI7otIq6yMkCFUwkgQodmOc ...
6-12-2015 at 16:10
by: Grantr
ETN and witness plate questions
Thanks that is good to know. I will find some thinner material to test on.
2-12-2015 at 05:00
by: Grantr
ETN and witness plate questions
I tested 1 gram ETN hand pressed with all of my weight into a 3/8 inch diameter vinyl tube with .3 ...
1-12-2015 at 19:19
by: Grantr
Detonator / booster size vs main charge
Thanks guys.

Interesting you say any HEs can go low order without adequate initiation. I knew th ...
1-12-2015 at 05:25
by: Grantr
Detonator / booster size vs main charge
How do you determine how strong of a detonator/ booster you need for a given sized main charge? Is t ...
30-11-2015 at 06:21
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Yea I am having fun! LOL

I have tried using the ebay hv power supply to attempt to set it off. ...
20-11-2015 at 10:32
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
SGD is working well with the MOC cap at 4kv. I have two MOTs running parallel to give me 4kv. These ...
17-11-2015 at 19:31
by: Grantr
ETN pressed density
Thanks Greenlight.
17-11-2015 at 05:08
by: Grantr
ETN pressed density
Wikipedia (I know not the best source) states ETN compressed to 1.6 grams/cm3 has a VOD of 8000 to 8 ...
16-11-2015 at 07:45
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Aurium thanks! No i have not tried the small caps. They just came today. I am using 6 feet of RG 6 c ...
13-11-2015 at 19:04
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Bert,

The SGD works every time with the low density ETN. I like this method of firing since I hav ...
12-11-2015 at 19:28
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
The test I just performed was on 1/16" wall square mild steel tubing.

The detonator was made fro ...
12-11-2015 at 06:48
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Bert,

The next set of test I will give more data. I wanted to run a few more test 1st before weig ...
11-11-2015 at 19:02
by: Grantr
Success!
Hot damn you were right my ETN was too dense! I heated the denatured alcohol to 60c and added the ET ...
10-11-2015 at 19:53
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Ok I did not do it that way. I let the hot mix cool some and then dumped into excess cool near room ...
9-11-2015 at 12:31
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
How did you recrystallize to get low density? Did you heat the alcohol to 50C or so and crash the ho ...
9-11-2015 at 11:23
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
I had one successfully attempt with a MOC cap at 2100 volts and a spark gap in the ETN. A small 4mm ...
9-11-2015 at 05:49
by: Grantr
Spark Gap Detonators for ETN
Yea MOT is crazy! I am going to use it with the voltage doubler to get 4200 volts so I hopefully do ...
2-11-2015 at 13:26
by: Grantr
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