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3 step homemade plastic with cornstarch/water/ vege oil

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Unread postAuthor: covey12 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:17 pm

http://www.instructables.com/id/Making- ... dly-Plast/

never tried it, but it looks like a really good way to make your own custom ammo, its probably not the most durable so not sure about pistons/v-blocks

worth a shot :D
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Unread postAuthor: theBOOM » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:21 pm

I did cornstarch and water today at my chemistry lab.. dont seem feesible with just those 2 but we didnt do it with vege oil... it was prettty fun :D 8)
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Unread postAuthor: covey12 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 5:42 pm

i didn't add what is also in the link is the proportions, and the fact that you have to microwave it

but you have to love the cornstarch non-plutonic (or what ever its called lol) liquids
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Unread postAuthor: PVC Arsenal 17 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:25 pm

Non-Newtonian. :lol: I believe they're also called shear thickening fluids. Have a look at this.
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Unread postAuthor: theBOOM » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:51 pm

yes they strch and water... strange combinationes its called a morph something... it changes phases as time goes by... if you wait it turns solid if not it turns liquid
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Unread postAuthor: covey12 » Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:27 pm

covey12 wrote:
PVC Arsenal 17 wrote:Non-Newtonian. :lol: I believe they're also called shear thickening fluids. Have a look at this.


yea thats it, and i like your icon btw


holy crap they stole my idea, if you put it in a thin layer in a ziploc bag "vest" it works excellent for a light weight airsoft armor, although unnecessary when playing with snipers that puncture the bags...
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