The Cyber-Spy.Com Usenet Archive Feeds Directly
From The Open And Publicly Available Newsgroup
This Group And Thousands Of Others Are Available
On Most IS NNTP News Servers On Port 119.
Cyber-Spy.Com Is NOT Responsible For Any Topic,
Opinions Or Content Posted To This Or Any Other
Newsgroup. This Web Archive Of The Newsgroup And
Posts Are For Informational Purposes Only.
From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: Best bomb detonator? (Hi FBI)
Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 04:14:26 -0500
References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <3DDFE28B.71B5E3E2@cox.net>
X-Newsreader: MicroPlanet Gravity v2.60
In article <3DDFE28B.71B5E3E2@cox.net>, email@example.com
> "Keith R. Williams" wrote:
> > In article ,
> > firstname.lastname@example.org says...
> > > In article ,
> > > email@example.com (Don Klipstein) wrote:
> > >
> > > >In article , Winfield Hill wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> John, back off, simmer down and smell the coffee. These days
> > > >> Google does very effective searching on old conversations, and
> > > >> sadly some of it is a gold mine for those with evil intentions.
> > > >> Let's vow here and now not to add to the stash. Most of what
> > > >> we say has little or no relevance to any terrorism, but rest
> > > >> assured we are totally capable of rattling off the recipe for
> > > >> multiple items of serious bad news.
> > > >
> > > > I think Google would keep bombmakers too busy online to do much damage
> > > >where they want it unless they already knew how to make bombs. Anyone
> > > >know how much exists in a Usenet archive?
> > > >
> > > > Meanwhile, how about adding to the heap? If someone posts a recipe for
> > > >ammonium nitrogen triiodide, scaled to yield a truckload of the stuff...
> > > >
> > > > - Don Klipstein (Jr) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> > >
> > >
> > > Nitrogen tri-iodide is so unstable that crystals randomly explode as
> > > they dry. It's a great school science experiment because it's not
> > > possible to detonate a large amount of it.
> > Define "large amount". I had a lump about the size of a pencil end
> > (eraser and metal part) go off on me once. I couldn't hear anything
> > but a loud ringing for several hours. The whole room filled with pink
> > smoke. On other occasions lumps of the stuff gave me some pretty good
> > blood blisters (experimental errors ;-).
> > BTW, the stuff is soluble in alchahol. It makes an interesting paint
> I didn't know that, thanks! Does it
> dry to a solid residue, or powdery?
IIRC it dries like paint (it's been 30+ years though). As
always, when it dries it is *extremely* unstable.
> > (think key holes ;-).
> I'm thinking practical jokes and
> car-body-attachment bolts. Victim gets
> in, slams door, BANG! All the body
> panels jump off!
> Must be some way to tone down that
> pesky sensitivity thing...
Don't think so. ...other than keeping it wet until "needed".
Go Back To The Cyber-Spy.Com
Usenet Web Archive Index Of
The sci.electronics.design Newsgroup