Re: Smoke generator

From:         Chris Dickson <>
Organization: Cray Research, A Division of Silicon Graphics Inc.
Date:         Mon, 15 Sep 1997 13:44:06 GMT
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Natural Born Cereal Killer wrote:
>         While a good idea, for excellent smoke I recommend a mixture
> of potassium nitrate (saltpeter, available at any druggist) and sugar,
> mixed in a 60/40 mix respectively.  Heat over a low flame in a pan
> of some sort, then peel it out and stuff into your smoke generator case.
> A pound of this stuff will cover a square block with smoke and, as
> I discovered, burns for quite a long time.

I suspect that the above is a rather dangerous joke. The above mixture
is potentially explosive.