Det Cord Explodes in Ballistic Gel (and a watermelon)

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Winston

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All that force got transferred from the gel to the cinder block . . . badass!
Without blasting the gel to pieces! Instead, it remains completely intact.
 

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Back in the Mid-70's I had the opportunity to use detonator cord with real nitroglycerin dynamite and blasting caps. You would take a wood dowel to press a cylindrical recess in one end if the stick of dynamite, then insert the primacord and then tape a blasting cap to the detonator cord and electrically ignite it.
Some of the dynamite sticks were leaking nitroglycerin. They would sweat out nitroglycerin. Surprised I'm still here.
 
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