The guys here shot about 164 pounds of Tannerite, in a big plastic tub from 100 yards.

They’ve got much larger cajones than I do, because shooting large quantities of Tannerite can be dangerous.  I shot a two-liter bottle (maybe four or five pounds?) from about 20 yards or so and was pelted with all sorts of stuff.  My friends said I disappeared in a big cloud of smoke and looked like Wile-E Coyote after the smoke cleared.

I have no desire to do that again.

Especially after I’ve heard some stories of how – “exciting” – creative applications of Tannerite can be.

Here’s what can go wrong shooting Tannerite too closely or where metal is involved:







164 pounds?

Oh my.

Here’s the video of how to turn an old wooden barn into matchsticks.