Maximum firing range, feet (43 m). Feed system, 1 () Napalm infused gasoline tank (fuel) 1 Nitrogen tank (propellant). Sights, None. The M1 and M1A1 were portable flamethrowers developed by the United States during World. is to Boba Fett. Specifically, some of his technology. And while it concludes jetpacks aren’t quiet there yet, the flamethrower is. Check this out. The flamethrower started as what seemed like a throwaway joke on hole in SpaceX’s parking lot — or perhaps, more correctly, 16 feet below.

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Be aware of any paints used as those might catch on fire. The M1 system made it to the South Pacific theater by hhrower end of the year.

Letters from the Dead: Retrieved from ” https: Inthe Wehrmacht first deployed man-portable flamethrowers against the Polish Post Office in Danzig. A secret story of the IRA. These man-portable weapons saw little use in Europe. Modifications included the fuel system, pressure regulator, valves, and the flame gun to facilitate the higher pressures required to achieve ideal ranges with the napalm.

On July 30,it was first used in a concerted action, against British trenches at Hoogewhere the lines were 4. Add to that leather belts, cotton half cape, boots, vest, mowhair rope belt etc etc – ALL flammable. The Mandalorians, such as members of the Death Watch[11] the Mandalorian Guards[12] and the Mandalorian super commandos [21] used flame throwers against their enemies. M1A1 The invention of napalm led to its evaluation as a flamethrowing agent. A novelty is something that doesn’t leave your property, where as a weapon is something brought into public yes, loose definitions, but that’s how people get away with “collector’s items” such as butterfly knives It is presumptuous to assume that “any police force in the world would arrest you on sight” for this.


When i try this I will be wearing a fireproof racing suit and boots and there will be an extinguisher present. In cases where the Japanese were installed in deep caves, the flames often consumed the available oxygen, suffocating the occupants.

On the flip side though The compressed nitrogen was separated away from the fuel reservoir, a feature carried forward in all subsequent models. Retrieved 4 January Even a toaster in the tthrower of a stupid person becomes dangerous. I have seen the footage of a few people using real flameunits on their suits and in my opinion they have been very very lucky not to set themselves alight. By all means stay safe and Happy Hollidays.

I’ve built a few full-sized flamthrowers that can shoot about meter flames of alcohol or gasoline.

Army Military History Site. The thing to remember is it is the fuel that is burning so unless the item is really thin, all that happens is the fuel burns on the surface of the item cotton will catch, leather will not. If your armour is plastic then you’ll simply melt it on you making the whole situation even worse. You are on fire and also dead. Flamethrowers soon fell into disfavor.

My concern with the whole working flame thrower thing stems from the fact that you’ve got a flame thrower attached to your arm, you tlame drop it if it goes wrong and your dressed in a combination of plastic and cotton.

The first opens in the napalm tanks, providing the pressure necessary for expelling the liquid. Issues – engineer board tests identified that the fuel-compressed gas reservoir was impractical, prone position firing was difficult, and as the E1 was firing, gas pressure decreased in the upper compartment tank lowering gas pressure to push the fuel in the lower compartment through the flame gun, thereby reducing weapon range.


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Can I point out some very real flaws with actually making a working flamethrower unit for a gauntlet. US forces use a tank-mounted flamethrower to incinerate a Japanese pillbox. The French Army deployed the Schilt family of flamethrowers, that were also used by the Italian Army.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Modern flamethrowers were first used during the trench warfare conditions of World War I and their use greatly increased in World War II. It is also nice to know that you are so worried about my personal safety and well being.: Flamethrower Troops of World War I. Additional improvements included the flame gun, valves, and ignition system. Initial tests by the engineer board deemed the weapon not ready for military operations.


Many of the first Marine flamerthrower units were trained by Army specialists in Thrkwer and throwef places in the South Pacific. The gas propels the liquid fuel out of the cylinder through a flexible pipe and then into the gun element of the flamethrower system.

The FOG-1 and 2 flamethrowers were stationary devices used in defense. For example, in the production of sugar canewhere canebrakes are burned to get rid of the dry dead leaves which clog harvestersand incidentally kill any lurking venomous snakes. Orthar dont get me wrong it would be bloody retarded to try to use a wrist mounted flame thrower.

Marines engaging Japanese positions on Guam with a flamethrower.

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