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polo72
Could you fill a paintball with self igniting napalm View All
turning a paintball gun into a flame-thrower

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Niel
Do not do this at home, but if you had the correct material for the shell of the paint ball there should be no reason this is not possible. I am not sure that it is practical, what happens if the paintball ruptures prematurely?

REPEAT - DO NOT DO THIS AT HOME!!!

Niel Leon
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thatdomguy
If you kept 2 volatile compounds separated with-in the paint ball, and upon impact with the target, would combine the compounds causing combustion. I'm not sure if there are 2 such compounds.
If you wanted a lethal paint ball gun ammunition you could go with one of the following...
•Acids with cyanide salts or cyanide solution. Generates highly toxic hydrogen cyanide gas.
•Acids with sulfide salts or sulfide solutions. Generates highly toxic hydrogen sulfide gas.
•Acids with bleach. Generates highly toxic chlorine gas. An example of this would be mixing bleach and vinegar.
DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME! THESE MIXTURES CAUSE LETHAL POISONOUS GASES THAT CAUSE INSTANT DEATH!


6 years ago

Source: http://chemistry.about.com/cs/toxicchemicals/a/aa603003a.htm
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