> >There was some talk of Jetex availability.
> >p.o. box 60311
> >Houston, TX 77205
> >carries Jetex 50 motors, supplies, and plans. They also have Jetex
> >Scorpion 600 motors, but no fuel! 5.5 oz thrust, 12 sec. burn. I would
> >have killed for one of these when I was a kid. There it was on the hobby
> >shop wall...
> >Anyone know what Jetex fuel is??
> Guanadine nitrate (at least the old yellow stuff was)
Guanadine nitrate??? Bat shit!! I love a good chemical joke.;-) All
you need now is a miner's cap, a cave, a shovel, clothes pins (for your
nose) and a bucket. ;-)
Seriously, I remember hearing about the Vietcong using bird excerment in
explosives. I guess it depends on what the bird has for dinner.
Guanadine nitrate was used as an accelerator for zinc phosphating in an
old patent I remember seeing. I imagine it was probably too expensive
to be of commercial interest since sodium nitrite works just as well in
> Paul Lawrence Hamilton
> Samis & Hamilton
> Airport and Aviation Consultants
> (301) 299-3573