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Re: [AT-L] RE: [AT-L] Re: [AT-L] thanks Ryan, and a question for all
> In message Thu, 3 Oct 1996 10:29:19 -0500 (CDT),
> Milt Webb <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Thu, 3 Oct 1996, Sharon Sharpe wrote:
> >> Now a question.... I have a Gaz stove which uses those little
> >> cartridges. I now have 2 of these empty cartridges and just can't
> >> quite bring myself to toss them in the trash. What does one do
> >> with these things??? Since they still seem to have something in them,
> >> but not enough to light, can they be recycled like a tin can?? or
> >> should they be tossed out?? Should I use them as unique decorative
> >> items around the house???? Any Ideas would be appreciated.
> > There's a small blurb in Backpacker this month about this. Someone has
> > built a recycling machine that punctures all types of small propane
> > bottles rendering them safe to be recycled with other metals.
> > So save them and encourage your local recycler, or outfitter to get one
> > of these. It also said that interest groups might seek sponsorships from
> > corporations etc. to buy one of these. I think cost was about $500.
> If a hole is required, wouldn't it be more fun and less expensive to use
> them for target practice?
> -- Frank email@example.com
I don't know about that Frank. It seems to me that with the residue of
gas left in the canisters any sparks (say from a bullet/pellet hitting
the metal) might cause a minor explosion. Just a thought. Later,