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How to make your own artificial hand grenades (thanks Billy)


 
 
Smoke grenades
Materials
-Sugar
-Potassium nitrate (salt peter)
- Container

Mix 4 parts sugar 6 parts potassium nitrate (Salt Peter) Heat this mixture over a LOW flame until it melts, stirring well. Pour it into a future container and, before it solidifies, imbed lots of matches or sparklers into the mixture to use as fuses. Do not use this in an area with dry grass it will set it on fire. 
 

Grenades
Materials
-Container (film or plastic Easter eggs with small hole for fuse)
-60 grains of black powder to start (wrapped in cartridge paper)
-Flour or confectioners sugar for flash effect
 
 

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