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CarbedNotch:
My test cell exploded today while I was experimenting with a torch. The flame arrestor did not work properly and the ziplock plastic test cell exploded its top off. I would highly recommend a small test cell made of thin plastic when experimenting with a torch.
Basically what happeneds is a loud friggin bang and you jump 5 foot in the air.  Look down and the top completely gone except the ring that has the threads.

 I would hate to have a PVC cell explode in your face.

The flame arrestor has to be made of wet, fine bronze wool. I used wet, course SS mesh.
You live, you learn....

heres a picture of what i'm using here
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i283/carbednotch/april182008002.jpg)
(http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i283/carbednotch/april182008001.jpg)

CarbedNotch:
(http://i.ytimg.com/vi/KZ3qHzVIoT8/default.jpg)

hydro:
are you using any additives?

CarbedNotch:
no.

hydro:
to be clear, what fuel cell are you using on this little torch. are you using an alterntor and are you able to measure your amps and volts?

and have you learned how to piss the torch or can you make the torch piss.

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