OT: flame throwers and movie extras

Alex Esplin alex.esplin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 11:45:43 MST 2011

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 22:17, Gabriel Gunderson <gabe at gundy.org> wrote:
> The last few seconds are pretty sweet.  I think that's what I had in
> mind when, as a 12 yr old, I mixed gasoline and gelatin to make
> homemade napalm. I remember it setting up (not unlike a jell-o), but I
> don't ever remember lighting it.  Anyway, flamethrowers *must* == good
> times.

We used to light timber slash piles by filling a shovel with a
napalm-like substance the forest service provided, lighting it in the
shovel, and then slinging a fireball at the slash pile. Great times,
but not as great as that flamethrower looked.

Nice work guys.

Alex Esplin

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