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    Question foam lance - how to use questions

    I have an autobrite snowfoam lance that I am going to have a play with. It came with no instructions from Autobrite so I have no idea how how much of the foam stuff i put in the bottle.

    Do i half fill it etc or what is recommended..?

    Do i dilute it in the bottle or not?


    what are the tips to using this thing....

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    It should indicate on the bottle mate, 5/1 10/1 etc , i usually fill just ander qtr and top up with hot water

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    you dont want a foam lance ...thats the problem Nige

    "In modern times, jousting is often done for show or demonstration purposes, and the lances used are usually made of light wood and prepared so that they break easily. Lances are often decorated with stripes or the colors of a knight's coat of arms. In a real joust, the lances were of solid oak and a significant strike was needed to shatter them. However, the (blunt) lances would not usually penetrate the steel. The harnesses worn by the knights were lined on the inside with plenty of cloth to soften the blow from the lance."

    see if you get a solid wooden one you wont have any problems at all



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    lol... will give it a go with a 25% mix then and have a play

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    I find the best mix is about an inch and half worth, a touch of wax and top up with warm water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    I have an autobrite snowfoam lance that I am going to have a play with. It came with no instructions from Autobrite so I have no idea how how much of the foam stuff i put in the bottle.

    Do i half fill it etc or what is recommended..?

    Do i dilute it in the bottle or not?


    what are the tips to using this thing....

    Use about 1cm of that Yellow Stuff Nige, top the rest with water, point and spray then ,

    Leave for 5 minutes, wash off and repeat then use rub down, use some gloves or your handset will change colour learnt that the hard way

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    oh well, have finished now, and of course the wife wants to drag me off to tesco in my nice clean car..

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    I use an inch of foam stuff too then top up with warm water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caveman_nige View Post
    oh well, have finished now, and of course the wife wants to drag me off to tesco in my nice clean car..
    Lol, nearest tesco to here is some distance away and on an industrial site with one way on/off, nightmare at weekends so I'm safe

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