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— Posted by bigboom on 12:36 am on Mar. 14, 2002

I just got some soda ash,are there any uses for it i don’t know of any,can’t find nuthing in archives or on search engines

— Posted by AbSoLuTeZeRo on 9:05 am on Mar. 14, 2002

is that like potash or something???

— Posted by bigboom on 2:12 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

i got no clue what it is but i’ve got a few cups of it and need plans for it

— Posted by JT666 on 4:12 pm on Mar. 14, 2002

Ive heard thats a good for genital warts !

— Posted by ilovekayla on 5:28 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

its potassium cloride

— Posted by ilovekayla on 5:29 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

or sodium cloride

— Posted by Hergor on 5:42 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

soda ash is sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) but i don’t see any use for it in manufacturing explosives… 🙁

— Posted by vyper on 6:16 pm on Mar. 18, 2002

Hi, I’m vyper, I spotted this post while surfing, Soda ash can be used to convert calcium nitrate to sodium nitrate, As a stabiliser in dynamites, And in a few pyrotechnic formulas, As it gives a yellow color to flares.

Sodium nitrate from CaNO3:

Mix dilute solutions of calcium nitrate and sodium carbonate, A white precipitate will form, This will be calcium carbonate, CaCO3. Filter and then evaporate the leftover liquid to obtain the sodium nitrate in crystals.

Hope this helps.


(Edited by vyper at 6:18 pm on Mar. 18, 2002)

(Edited by vyper at 6:19 pm on Mar. 18, 2002)

— Posted by FetalAlcoholSyndrome on 12:56 am on Mar. 19, 2002

yeah, this is kinda a new thread but i read potash…
i have some lump sulfurated potash, the lable says very flammable (level 3) and level 2 reaction, any of yous gzas know some shit i can do with this stuff, (i have like pound) ??? thnx

— Posted by FetalAlcoholSyndrome on 12:59 am on Mar. 19, 2002

an i DO know that my shit ^-^ is used for metal working, i jacked it from metal shop 2 years ago

— Posted by Zambosan on 9:44 am on Mar. 19, 2002

Potassium Sulfide, or “liver of sulfur” is used to create corrosion-resistant oxide layers on gun barrels and other equipment.  If treated with an acid (including acetic acid, vinegar), it will liberate hydrogen sulfide, H2S.  This is the compound that gives rotten eggs their smell, and is also what is in those little “stink bomb” ampoules, dissolved in some solvent.  However, H2S is also very toxic, and will bind to iron molecules in mitochondria and in the bloodstream, interrupting cellular aerobic respiration in the same way hydrogen cyanide does.  You can’t rely on the smell to determine if you or anyone else is being overexposed; in high concentrations, the gas will quickly overwhelm the olfactory nerves and you won’t even smell it anymore.  Then you turn blue and croak.  Can ya tell I don’t recommend it? 🙂

— Posted by FetalAlcoholSyndrome on 6:20 pm on Mar. 19, 2002

potassium sulfide = sulfurated potash?

— Posted by Zambosan on 10:46 am on Mar. 20, 2002

Yes, sorry. 🙂

— Posted by FetalAlcoholSyndrome on 6:51 pm on Mar. 20, 2002

zambo, do like joke companies use H2S in those little stink bombs? if so is it possible to make those somewhat sadley or should i just throw this shit in a fire at a kegger and wastch people run?

— Posted by xenonalieninfo on 8:30 pm on Mar. 20, 2002

“VYPER” were did you learn that shit speaical forces

— Posted by vyper on 11:15 pm on Mar. 20, 2002

No, XAI, I learned it from US Army rangers while working in what is now the People’s Democratic Republic Of Viet-Nam in the 60’s. (Yeah, I’m that old.) There are lots of chemicals that can be made from common source materials, Like Potassium nitrate from calcium nitrate taken from old composted manure and wood ashes, Some of the processes are described on the net, Or in old chemistry mauals from the 1800’s. The improvised weapons manuals by the US army and the jolly roger cookbook have information on the process, Try TEXTFILES.COM as a source.   Best, ~vyper~

— Posted by bigboom on 12:08 am on Mar. 21, 2002

we don’t listen to jolly roger around here and if you don’t wanna get flammed stop immidiatly
anywho thnx for the help ya’ll

— Posted by Zambosan on 9:44 am on Mar. 21, 2002

As I said, those stinkbombs are H2S dissolved in some nonpolar solvent.  Throwing it in a fire isn’t likely to do much.

— Posted by aSs BacKWuRds on 9:58 pm on Mar. 28, 2002

Those stink bombs are ammonium sulfide

— Posted by JaMeZz34 on 6:06 pm on April 9, 2002

where can i get soda ash???


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