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Police Questions
It is my opinion that for a significant portion of the police, there is essentially no difference be ...
6-12-2007 at 21:29
by: markgollum
Two car bombs found in West End-detonation of propane possible?
Bah, from the descriptions I have read it seems most probable that these "car bombs"
were useless g ...
30-6-2007 at 10:52
by: markgollum
Quick Pump Question - Promise to do a Write-Up for the Board afterwards.
As far as the condenser pump is concerned very little water really needs to be flowing, I have had g ...
30-5-2007 at 19:51
by: markgollum
Benzoic Acid, Carbamid>Benzamid>Anilin?
I know that acids and bases hydrolyse amides ,
however all the textbooks I read claim that a prolon ...
17-12-2006 at 16:02
by: markgollum
Benzoic Acid, Carbamid>Benzamid>Anilin?
I have made enough fairly pure benzamide by the benzoic acid > methylbenzoate > benzamide rout ...
17-12-2006 at 15:38
by: markgollum
Obscure antiquated or household drugs
I went to a small museum of pharmacology a while back and some of the ingredients in the "tonics" we ...
1-7-2006 at 11:23
by: markgollum
The attachment
I re-scanned the pages on the lowest quality setting and am now at 560Kb so it should work this time ...
7-6-2006 at 13:34
by: markgollum
Acetaldehyde synthesis
Sorry, I forgot the attachment.

[Edited on 6-6-2006 by markgollum]

edit ( :(I can't seem to ad ...
6-6-2006 at 15:04
by: markgollum
The hydration of acetylene.
ordenblitz, the temperature that you used for the hydration of acetylene was far to hot!, yields dro ...
6-6-2006 at 15:01
by: markgollum
Citric acid oxidation.
I was at one time interested in the oxidation of citric acid and have photocopyed the relevant sect ...
29-5-2006 at 14:31
by: markgollum
dimethyl ether
Wow, that is a great link, I would never have expected the power of propane to come that close to MA ...
1-5-2006 at 08:35
by: markgollum
dimethyl ether
I have a spud gun and in my experience methyl acetylene (MAPP gas) and misted methanol work the best ...
30-4-2006 at 15:34
by: markgollum
Mixing Chlorates With Ammonium Compounds
Regarding the sensitivity of chlorate/ ammonium nitrate mixtures.

Last year I did an experiment w ...
20-12-2005 at 14:08
by: markgollum
Cu is resistant!.
Alright, yesterday I bought a copper end cap and 4L of concrete etchant.
The etchant/cleaner liste ...
13-10-2005 at 19:39
by: markgollum
Trinitrotoluene preparation
I have been thinking about and working towards a method of removing water from a nitration using my ...
13-5-2005 at 13:25
by: markgollum
Poll: What is YOUR level of education??
Well, today I applied to the faculty of Engineering at the Uni for the BSc Engineering program :D. I ...
5-4-2005 at 18:53
by: markgollum
KCLO3 by way of H2O + KCL
I have a chlorate cell (actually three in series) that I am very happy with.
It has a combined capa ...
1-2-2005 at 20:25
by: markgollum
Toluenesulfonic acid and Sulfonic acids in genera
Over the past couple of days I have been reading about sulfonic acids and have attempted to make to ...
30-12-2004 at 19:51
by: markgollum
Trinitrotoluene preparation
You are partially correct neutrino,
The nitronium ion is present in nitric acid, even without su ...
7-11-2004 at 16:20
by: markgollum
How’s this for a OTC synthesis of aniline?.
It involves three steps
1. Esterification (benzoic a ...
3-10-2004 at 21:16
by: markgollum
Way back, when I was experimenting with thermit, I made Fe2O3 by electrolysis of salt water with an ...
15-9-2004 at 15:14
by: markgollum
Advice on the sensitivity of dry picric acid
I really wouldnt worry about the picric acid, as its not sensitive to reasonable amounts of friction ...
20-8-2004 at 14:05
by: markgollum
Bakelite, is a phenol-formaldehyde resin, it is synthesised by first reacting phenol and formaldehyd ...
20-5-2004 at 20:56
by: markgollum
Best and worst smelling chemicals?
I like the smell of the di- and mono- nitro toluenes:D(smell a bit like almonds, sort of).
Howev ...
28-3-2004 at 11:24
by: markgollum

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