Re: Graduation Campfires & Safety
John Bemis (jbemis@CASS.MA02.BULL.COM)
Fri, 20 May 1994 10:32:12 -0500
Peter, this sounds awesome, but can I make a suggestion.
> 5. I stand with the fire between me and the boys and declare that because
> last years campfire
> was so special and meaningful, I've saved the ashes to spread on this
> years fire. I entice the
> boys to help me light the fire with their Scout Spirit as I spread the
> ashes on the fire.
> [Actually the ashes are 'Granular Cholrine, being spread into a
> container of Pine-Sol. The
> result being lots of white smoke and a flame flair, which will start the
> fire. It is very
> impressive if done correctly and with spirit.]
You may want to use potasium permanganate and anti freeze fluid. That way
you have an oxygen explosion versus a chlorine explosion. I have problem with
drigting "smoke" just before it explodes.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City