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Tests of an experimental slash ignition unitAuthor(s): James L. Murphy; Harry E. Schimke
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-069. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionA prototype ignition package containing an incendiary powder and designed for slash and brush burning jobs showed some promise, but the unit tested was not superior to such conventional devices as fusees, diesel backpack type flamethrowers, Very pistols, and drip torches.
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CitationMurphy, James L.; Schimke, Harry E. 1965. Tests of an experimental slash ignition unit. Res. Note PSW-RN-069. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 3 p
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