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    Amsteel as a Wick?

    just saw something that made me think...how inflammable is amsteel? anyone got some laying around and want to soak it in alky and light it up?
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    As a plastic amsteel is very burnable and sticks like crazy. Not a material I like to burn any more than i have to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by REV View Post
    how inflammable is amsteel?
    Terrible idea. The strands melt readily.

    Put a lighter to a cut end, you'll see right away.
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    Amsteel is made of Dyneema which has a melting point of about 300F. Way too low for wick use.
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    well there ya go..
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