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#1 Sondre

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 06:47 PM

In my opinion this is the easiest way to make a good fuse.

 


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:44 PM

I tried your method real quick and then shared it on a couple of other forums Great idea! It would work in a pinch for sure. 

Thanks for posting the video.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 04:34 AM

Nifty little trick. Thank you for sharing.
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 01:21 PM

Few test



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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:41 PM

Boy! That BP/Mg one was a hoss!


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 10:41 PM

I was skeptical at first but when you started stretching the roll it suddenly clicked. I freaking love it! Thank you so much for sharing. Im going to give it a go.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:45 AM

Does the burning plastic smell bad? Obviously smell is a relative thing, but most of us here like the smell of burning BP, does this offset it?

 

Since I already have plastic wrap in my build kit, this is a great backup if I ever run out of fuse on site (10+ hours away from home).



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 06:51 AM

Does the burning plastic smell bad? Obviously smell is a relative thing, but most of us here like the smell of burning BP, does this offset it?

 

Since I already have plastic wrap in my build kit, this is a great backup if I ever run out of fuse on site (10+ hours away from home).

It does but not that bad in my opinion.



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Posted 29 September 2017 - 04:39 PM

Wow, that technique is very cool. When stretched, the stuff tightens down on the powder?

Btw, whats the best brand of plastic wrap for this?
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Posted 29 September 2017 - 07:27 PM

Wow, that technique is very cool. When stretched, the stuff tightens down on the powder?

Btw, whats the best brand of plastic wrap for this?

Im pretty sure any food plastic wrap would work the same.



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Posted 29 September 2017 - 11:03 PM

Ok, testing plastic wrap...
Glad Clingwrap = Fail
Saran Cling+ = Good

What brand did you use?
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Posted 29 September 2017 - 11:15 PM

After doing some research, anyone that tries this should go with Stretch-Tite cling wrap. Saran kinda works, but ST is most likely the best.

Now, yall probably think its hilarious Im so interested in this when I have tons of good Visco and my fuse blackmatch. Its the first solid alternative to Visco yet to be discovered!

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 03:42 PM

After doing some research, anyone that tries this should go with Stretch-Tite cling wrap. Saran kinda works, but ST is most likely the best.

Now, yall probably think its hilarious Im so interested in this when I have tons of good Visco and my fuse blackmatch. Its the first solid alternative to Visco yet to be discovered!

Yeah its very similar to visco. And the easiest way to make a quality fuse. Without ordering any expensive machines.



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 05:12 PM

I dunno, black match works just fine as an ignition fuse, is more versatile, and is just as easy. That being said I think this is a cool process!

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Posted 30 September 2017 - 05:49 PM

I dunno, black match works just fine as an ignition fuse, is more versatile, and is just as easy. That being said I think this is a cool process!

Black match works but not as great as this fuse in my opinion. It is waterproof and black match is not.



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 05:53 PM

Im not building waterproof shells or rockets ;)



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 06:17 PM

Im not building waterproof shells or rockets ;)

Lol yeah but for other stuff. ofc black match is more then good enough for shells etc



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 07:37 PM

yea I guess you want a waterproof fuse on a homemade dupont spinner ;)



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Posted 30 September 2017 - 08:54 PM

I'm building torpedoes and this is just the ticket! Now if I can figure out how to sink my Styrofoam submarine I'll be golden!
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Posted 01 October 2017 - 06:42 AM

C'mon guys, it is more than just waterproof. It is wind proof and allows for colors or other effects to be used. Black match is great but I shy away from using it if I expect wind or even a heavy dew. Not everyone lives in a dry climate. This is a good easy method for the increasingly self sufficient pyro to make fuse.

I still buy visco.

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