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The sugar water is simply made by adding a 60% stump remover & 40% sugar mixture to water, stirring the water with the mixture in it until dissolved well enough. The potassium nitrate and sugar do not need to be ground in this specific step.
Once the cotton strips are soaked, take them out of the water and heat them up at degrees bushnotch.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Jul 14, Rocket candy is typically made using powdered sugar or sorbitol and potassium nitrate which is frequently found in stump remover. Making rocket candy is legal by federal laws and obtaining the materials to make it is easy, but it is not allowed in most competitions or in any events hosted by the NAR or TRA, unless that event specifically allows for experimental bushnotch.bar: Charlie Gasmire.
After mixing 5lbs of 60/40 ratio stump remover to cane sugar, we packed it into a PVC tube and let it fly. It became so hot that the nozzle funneling the th. Oct 23, You probably won’t want to use this blender for food after it’s been full of KNO3-based stump remover.
The blender made quick work of grinding down the KNO3 to a Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Mar 31, Potassium nitrate can be ordered through online firework supply houses, and pure chemicals are always best, but I find that if you check the label, some stump remover is 99% potassium nitrate.
The material could explode or catch fire.
Once you have the nitrate, the next thing is to get some common sane sugar. The potassium nitrate is the oxidizer and the sugar provides the fuel. This type of rocket fuel is commonly referred to as"R-Candy" The main components of this composition are a brand of stump remover, which is % potassium nitrate (KNO3), and plain white table sugar. In addition, I tried using different amounts of corn syrup and homemade rust bushnotch.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.