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How Do You Make C4?

— Posted by georgekh on 11:32 pm on Mar. 9, 2002

How do you make C4. i searched a lot of places and didn’t find anything. if anyone can give me step by step instructions i would really appreciate it. Thanks

— Posted by The Great Milenko on 11:48 pm on Mar. 9, 2002

You newbs are all the same, you see some bad guy on a movie blow up a building with “C-4” and you think that you can whip some up in your kitchen from milk and cookies!! :angry:

Have you got any expeirence with pyrotechnics at all? cause it sure doesnt seem like it!
Maybe you got told by some gay jolly roger guy that you could make C-4 from bleach!
Well let me assure you it’s not true!! Perhaps you should just pay attention to other threads and you might learn somthing…

— Posted by georgekh on 11:57 pm on Mar. 9, 2002

its just that i cant find the instructions for making it.

— Posted by The Great Milenko on 12:05 am on Mar. 10, 2002

Look, if your dull enough to not be able to find any manuals on this sort of explosive then you should’nt be trying to make it!! :angry:
We might play around with explosives but we’re not irresponsible enough to tell someone that doesnt seem to have any explosive expeirence, the recipe for C-4!!
Get a clue for f’n sake!
Instead of trying to find out how to make C-4 go find some recipes for black powder, and after a fair few times of making that, come back to me and we’ll talk about it!!

— Posted by thejesrseydevil on 12:35 am on Mar. 10, 2002

it is possible make plastic explosives from bleach, that isnt C-4, through a HIGHLY complicated highly scientific prosess. yu need acsess to a chem. lab, the materals, and time to make it. it takes few days because it has to “cook” and cool stuff like that, so yu cant just break into a college university for a few hours and come out with 50 pounds of C-4 (like yu were probily planing). and if yu are actuly able to make the stuff its about 1/10th the strength so just to blow up a shed that would fall down with a strong wind yull prob have to have about 4-6 pounds of P.E. so it would be a big waste of time, money, and materals so my advice would be dont bother. stick with the simple but effective stuff like napalm, thermite and the clasic molitov cocktai.

{This post better have been a sarcastic fun picking comment or else your fuckin banned!!!!!!!! —Xpl0siv}

— Posted by ilovekayla on 12:40 am on Mar. 10, 2002

yes there is…

— Posted by The Great Milenko on 12:53 am on Mar. 10, 2002

The shit that can be made from bleach isnt C-4 you dolt! don’t tell me these recipes like i havent seen them 100 times over before! cause i have!
The stuff you can make from bleach isnt anything like what you described! it’s not anywere near as hard to make as what you dramatise it to be! and it only produces potassium chlorate! proper C-4 is made with R.D.X which is about as hard to make as what you said chlorate from bleach was. You contradict yourself a few times too! first you say “it is possible make plastic explosives from bleach, that isnt C-4” which implies you know that the shit from bleach is’nt C-4, but then you say “so yu cant just break into a college university for a few hours and come out with 50 pounds of C-4” which implies that it is C-4, so whats the dilly with that?
And then you say “it takes few days because it has to “cook” and cool stuff” and then you say “so yu cant just break into a college university for a few hours” so first your saying it takes days, then you say you can make it in a lab in a few hours, which one is it?

— Posted by ilovekayla on 12:59 am on Mar. 10, 2002

tgm what hes asking is can you make an explosive such as c-4 out of bleach… now if im not mistaken there is one that is a type of plastic explosive or such and its not nearly as powerful but it will do the trick.. maybe

— Posted by Roland49686 on 10:24 am on Mar. 10, 2002

hm..well whenever I need to blow somthing up I certainly don’t need C4. Besides don’t they make those like..in milliarty factories or sumthin. It would be hard as fuck to get at it. Even harder to make it. I like useing black powder. I have FFFF powder. I also have FFF and FF powder. I just take sum of that…put it in a cut open tennis ball..stick a fuse in thru a small hole and well…boom. Not too big but certainly packs a punch

— Posted by ilovekayla on 12:52 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

Does that actually work… Ive herd it but havent tried it…

— Posted by Roland49686 on 2:18 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

Yes i does. Throw it hard and run like a fuckin escape convict

— Posted by Spitfire88ai on 6:46 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

y doesnt any one check the archives it has hella shit about c4

— Posted by The Great Milenko on 6:54 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

The archives are fucked up at the moment and most of it is just rips from the anarchist’s faggbook, we need to overhaul it, sorry xpl0siv i know you’d really hate me to say it but it’s true, how can we be any different from totse if we have the same bullshit in our archives? it doesnt matter if we have 10000 articles on how to make explosives if everyone of them is from such a questionable source like the A, i’d rather have one good one! we should put up the makeshift aresenal, thats reliable!

{Thought i’d just add in here that the archives are in fact being built everyone, all files are been entered, without restrictions. After all files are in the database, the job of removing inaccurate and irrelevant information will start. Just to let yo’ll know –Xpl0siv}

— Posted by georgekh on 7:14 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

i agree with the great milenko. i think this site would be better than totse if somethings were fixed and the archives more reliable to work with.

— Posted by Goku666 on 7:40 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

you think you can make c4 in you kichen lol

— Posted by Goku666 on 7:41 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

hahahahahaha LOL!

— Posted by georgekh on 7:44 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

i know i cant make it in my kitchen but i want the instructions on how to make it.

— Posted by The Great Milenko on 11:32 pm on Mar. 10, 2002

Why would you want or need the instructions if you can’t make it!!
If you want the instructions then of course you want to make it! Maybe once your a little more expeirienced i’ll tell you, ok? ๐Ÿ™‚

(Edited by The Great Milenko at 9:34 am on Mar. 11, 2002)

— Posted by Sicopath on 12:41 am on Mar. 11, 2002

Geez man, Where do you expect to get RDX from? it’s not like you can make it by mixing flour and milk.

— Posted by Darkie on 5:10 pm on Mar. 11, 2002

I think i may have said this before but the best thing for this site would be 3 week waiting period between when u sign up for a name here and when u can post. So u learn what not to do before u do it. Also the archives should be submitable after you are a respected member or something and it has to be cleared by some one and original. I dunno, just been seeing a lot of stuff not important recently. Speaking of not important, did anyone read Op: SB yet? ๐Ÿ™ i worked hard on that shiz nit!.

— Posted by Zambosan on 9:52 am on Mar. 12, 2002

The Jolly Roger should be forced to walk the plank.
Composition 4 is RDX (cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine), which is synthesized by nitrating hexamine (hexamethylenetetramine), commonly used as a military & camping solid tablet fuel. ย The reaction must be performed at controlled temperatures, and requires a mixture of highly concentrated but non-fuming sulfuric and nitric acids. ย Very dangerous, and not for someone without proper laboratory training. ย I wouldn’t try it myself. ย C4 is plasticized with 9% plasticizers (poly-isobutylene, motor oil, and di-(2-ethylhexyl)-sebacate). ย The plasticizers themselves are somewhat exotic and difficult to get ahold of… other compositions are plasticized with more common materials (I believe the original C-1 used a simple low-melting wax as a binder).

— Posted by Lord Storm on 1:28 pm on Mar. 12, 2002

I dont mean to sound like an idiot but where and how do you get your info, Zambosan? Are you a chemist? This is probably a bad first post, but you are rather knowledgable.

— Posted by Hergor on 1:39 pm on Mar. 12, 2002

i think he fell into the big bowl o’ wisdom when he was a kid…

or maybe he ate too many science books? ๐Ÿ˜‰

— Posted by Lord Storm on 3:02 pm on Mar. 12, 2002

Hehehe, either way he is now my idol lol cause I tried to eat science books and they taste like shit. ๐Ÿ˜€

— Posted by Zambosan on 3:21 pm on Mar. 12, 2002

Haha, big bowl o’ wisdom…
I was born with the stomach of a cow… so’s I can digest all the cellulose in those science texts. ๐Ÿ™‚
Actually, I’m a computer engineer by profession, but I was pretty obsessed with chemistry when I was younger (both my parents were chemists, & my father has a PhD in chemical engineering). Anyways, I have pretty good visual recall; so if I’ve read something or have experience in a particular topic, I can assemble what I know, and then supplement it with any additional info with a quick (1-2 minute) web search.
The web is full of garbage, but there’s a lot of gems out there too… the trick in becoming an expert in anything lies in being able to formulate the right questions. For example, the C4 question; I’ve known for a long time that it’s based on RDX; I know it has other names: cyclonite, hexogen, cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine. I also know that it’s formed by nitrating hexamine, and I’ve made hexamethylenetriperoxideamine (HMTD) plenty with the same compound. I remembered that the plasticizers were an isobutylene polymer, but couldn’t remember the other components, so a quick search on google.com and I’ve got 2 pages, one of which has the exact ratios, and the chemical names. Next time, I might remember all of it… it’s just a steady process of increasing one’s knowledge.

I love the web… I can remember a time less than 10 years ago when most of the questions I had about an awful lot of things went unanswered. The information was there, but the time it would take to get ahold of it was prohibitive. Now, when I have a nagging question at home, at work, I just pop open my browser and chances are, someone’s answered it for me. Usually at least 5 people have. ๐Ÿ™‚

(Edited by Zambosan at 12:29 pm on Mar. 13, 2002)

— Posted by balor on 3:48 pm on Mar. 12, 2002

In Kitchen improvised plastic explosives the proportions for C1 is RDX-88.3%, Heavy mineral oil-11.1% and Lecithin-0.6%.
C2 is RDX 80%,(equal parts of the following) Mononitrotolulune,Dinitrotolulene,TNT,Guncotton and Dimethylformide-20%
C3 is RDX 77%,Mononitrotolulene 16%,Dinitrotolulene 5%,Tetryl 1% and Guncotton 1%.
Zambosan said about C4 above already.Plasticisers proportions are Polyisobutylene 2.1%,Motor oil 1.6% and Di-(2-ethylhexy)sebecate 5.3%
Italian WW2 plastic was RDX 78.5%, Nitroglycerin or Nitroglycol 17.5% and Petroleum jelly 4%.
Japanese plastic was RDX 80% and 20% wax(10% wax and 10% wheel bearing grease is supposed to be a superior plasticiser.

— Posted by ilovekayla on 9:39 am on Mar. 13, 2002

zambo how much do you know about computers i know a little but i dont know…. Where do you work… and how old are you??? how much do you get paid??? lol thats my best question for you because im only 15 and im really into computers but i want to get paid the most that i can threwout my life…. please answer…

— Posted by Zambosan on 11:27 am on Mar. 13, 2002

ILK: this is off-topic, but okay. ๐Ÿ™‚
I don’t feel like disclosing my company’s name for sake of anonymity, but I work for a consulting firm that specializes in embedded systems design and ASIC/System-on-Chip design and verification services. Our customers are a who’s-who of major semiconductor and computer equipment manufacturers (Intel, TI, Phillips, 3Com, Cisco, etc.)
I’m 24 years of age, have a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, and gross roughly $74k a year. Computers are a great field, but a very broad one, and specialization is only increasing. If you’re serious, I recommend CE or an equivalent degree; some schools offer a combined CS/EE degree that is basically the same, although you don’t always get the embedded systems (tightly integrated digital/analog hardware, microprocessors, and software) experience you get with a custom-tailored CE curriculum. It’s a tough curriculum, but after making it through, I can honestly say I understand just about every component in your PC, your network or sound card, in your anti-lock brake system in your car, in your cellphone, or PDA… and could probably be a contributing member of a design team of any of the above. In the meantime, do your best in your public education, EVEN if it sucks (mine did) and isn’t all that interesting. And read every technical manual, web site, or publication you can get your hands on, take shit apart, try to learn how it all fits together. Don’t worry if you’re overwhelmed at first, even if you only understand 1% of it just try to make progress. It’s the essence of hacking in the true meaning of the word. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

— Posted by Potassium on 11:54 am on Mar. 13, 2002

It is very easy! Just mix hexogen(RDX) or other highly explosives with plastifers! (usualy > 90% RDX)

— Posted by Sicopath on 1:23 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

Quote: from Potassium on 11:54 pm on Mar. 13, 2002
It is very easy! Just mix hexogen(RDX) or other highly explosives with plastifers! (usualy > 90% RDX)

You’re stupid.

— Posted by Potassium on 2:19 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

What it mean “stupid” ?!! What i said wrong? He ask how to make C-4 but not how to make RDX ๐Ÿ™ !!! If you need exactly : RDX – 91%, and 9% plastifer(2,25% polyisobutylen 5,31 dioksiciabalat and 1.44 oil)

— Posted by Darkie on 10:24 pm on Mar. 13, 2002

Speaking of eating science books, i one time ate like 6 pieces of notebook paper on a dare on the bus ride to school a few years back. Hmmmm…i’m not that much smarter now either….maybe next time i’ll write some stuff on them first.;)

— Posted by irish republican arm on 6:30 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

how do u make black powder then???????Milenko

— Posted by Roland49686 on 10:06 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

Why the hell would you MAKE it? BUY it. god damn. A trip down to your local gun store isn’t that hard. I mean I have powder guns (muskets) and shit from who knows when and when they run out of powder.. down to the gun store! This is america (for sum of us)! you can buy/sell/and trade weapons like they WERE milk and cookies! why do you need C4 damnit? u gonna bomb the w/h? shit man. Sounds like this kid need a cherry bomb instead.
Keep it up TGM. (I would hate to be you. so stressful ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

— Posted by guzzetti on 7:12 pm on April 5, 2002

yes yes yes blah blah blah….Just get Pure Potassium Chlorate and gring it. Mix it with somesort of putty…..Vaseline. Then use a Blasting cap

— Posted by paladinpress on 8:23 am on April 7, 2002

Reading this ispired me to wrtie a true method for every one

guzzetti Posted on 7:12 pm on April 5, 2002
yes yes yes blah blah blah….Just get Pure Potassium Chlorate and gring it. Mix it with somesort of putty…..Vaseline. Then use a Blasting cap

It is a true method that works if it fails for you make it again and a slighlty bigger det if it still fails you stupid and need to shutp up and read,make,read,make and learn

(Edited by paladinpress at 8:25 am on April 7, 2002)

— Posted by Hephaestrus on 3:36 pm on April 7, 2002

RDX isn’t prepared by nitration with mixed acid, it’s prepared by nitration by concentrated, white nitric acid (no sulfuric).

— Posted by THErAPIST on 3:59 pm on April 7, 2002

ok. instead of making c-4 make some A-3
A-3 is 91% rdx just like C-4 except instead of using oil and all. you use 9% wax for the plasticiser. it has almost exactly the same det velocity, and its a little easier to make. and anyone who says you cant make c-4 or A-3 in their kitchen is fuckin stupid. youve gotta be suicidal but it can be done. you got a stove and you got the fan hood thing that fans out all of the fumes/ vapors. so you cane make it in your kitchen. you just gotta have the right shit
and well. ive made things in my kitchen before. i am suicidal. i couldnt care less if wy house were to go up with a bang. thats actually how i prefer to go

— Posted by paladinpress on 4:20 pm on April 7, 2002

Why are people sp stuck on the name “C-4” you know better explosives have been made yes it is esay to improvise but that name shoulf just about be worn out by now. NOe one makes true C-4 they allways cheat and you some easy to get Chemicals and then end up with cheap shit but they are still dead set on say they made C-4, Or they have the Magic recipe for C-4 Lets hear some other names thrown around kay boys maybe even a recipe or too.

— Posted by Grim Reefer on 9:14 pm on April 7, 2002

exactly paladin, everyone is all about the “c-4”, if you wanna make the almight c-4 first talk to your local police dept and ask them were would be a good spot to use it, they may even tell you the recipe, have fun ย 

— Posted by Egg411 on 10:10 pm on April 7, 2002

C-4 is the coolest thing ever. ย if it weren’t for C-4 i would still be in diapers

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