Author Topic: TexPlo  (Read 1236 times)

Offline Will_D

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« on: October 14, 2017, 06:50:06 PM »
There's a new prog on Quest [Sky 144 in Ireland] called "Fire in the Hole" its about a Texas explosives company that blows things up for a small fortune when there is often simpler alternative.

Tonight he took down a small bridge (lets say 2  10" x 4" I-beams as main structure) with shaped charges[which he sub con'd out]. But he already had a mate with a gas axe to 'weaken' the structure!!

Last week it was imploding a 150 year old timber framed house in a country museum. He did it eventually with 100 grain det cord BUT not after they had weakened the structure with the aid of a chain saw FFS!!

My interest is that he can make his own binary charges.

Engineer and Chemist to the

Offline mcostello

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Re: TexPlo
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2017, 09:23:37 AM »
No apologies from "over here." It just does not take much to entertain Us.
High Speed steel in a Carbide world.

Offline Fergus OMore

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Re: TexPlo
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2017, 12:25:55 PM »
Give me 'Blaster Bates' any time.  But then he is an acquired but refined taste.