Homemade Glow Stick (Bottle)

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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 1:43 am » by -Marduk-


I will soon try this shiat out...just to be sure.

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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 1:46 am » by Evildweeb


Also...............

Take a bottle of regular water, add two or three drops of bleach, and place it in direct sunlight. When it gets dark, the bottle should glow.

Chemical reaction, don't ask me, I just drink. :flop:


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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 1:50 am » by The57ironman


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....i'd like to give that a try... :flop:


....whonoo..?
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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 1:50 am » by -Marduk-


Evildweeb wrote:Also...............

Take a bottle of regular water, add two or three drops of bleach, and place it in direct sunlight. When it gets dark, the bottle should glow.

Chemical reaction, don't ask me, I just drink. :flop:


Cheers


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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 1:59 am » by Newdawnrising


My kid will love this, thanks Marduk. :flop:
I know the voices in my head aren't real, but man, sometimes they have some really good ideas.

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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 2:00 am » by Eldorado


We used to go caving a bunch.......that sounds like the best solution for an emergency caving light/lantern.......


Any idea how long it lasts for on a single reaction????
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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 2:03 am » by -Marduk-


Newdawnrising wrote:My kid will love this, thanks Marduk. :flop:

:flop:

Lets upload the results in this thread.
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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 2:09 am » by Iwanci


Sorry, me thinks this has been busted several times.. ie, its a hoax...
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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 2:11 am » by Iwanci


here ya go....

Actually that won't work, you will need Luminol, not Mountain Dew. The YouTube video is actually a scam, i'm sorry to say. What the guy did is he put glowstick fluid in the mountain dew bottle. The color of the soda disguises the glowstick fluid so that when he pours it into a glass you just see Mountain Dew. When he shakes it up it activates the glowstick fluid to make it glow.

This is the actual recipe for glowsticks. Theres no way that the simple household items that were shown in the video could make a glow.

4 g sodium carbonate
0.2 g luminol
0.5 g ammonium carbonate
0.4 g copper sulfate pentahydrate
approx. 1 litre of distilled water.
50 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide

So the answer to your question is that it actually does NOT last at all, because the experiment wont work in the first place.

However, if you're looking to save some money you can usually get an extra half-hour or so out of a glowstick if you boil it for a few minutes.
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PostSun Jul 29, 2012 2:35 am » by Cia212


Iwanci wrote:
4 g sodium carbonate
0.2 g luminol
0.5 g ammonium carbonate
0.4 g copper sulfate pentahydrate
approx. 1 litre of distilled water.
50 ml of 3% hydrogen peroxide


Where do we buy this stuff?


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