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  •  20 tons of nitrate and 1000 gals of diesel (3+ / 0-)
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    JML9999, patbahn, dewtx

    is purchase in bulk?  For many farmers around here that is just their first delivery.  Guy renting farm from me now buys around 100 tons a year or more

    •  <50 lbs of gun powder purchaces. (1+ / 0-)
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      yella dawg

      The Boston devices have been guestimated(MSNBC and CNN reports) at 3-5 lbs each.

      I want 1 less Tiny Coffin, Why Don't You? Support The President's Gun Violence Plan.

      by JML9999 on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 11:33:34 AM PDT

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      •  that sounds about right (1+ / 0-)
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        JML9999

        however, it is possible to manufacture your own gunpowder.  Not sure if it would be of bomb quality but it surely used to be of firework quality (and makes me wonder we did not blow ourselves up or do other physical damage to ourselves as jr chemists)  

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