Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

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Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 08:56

My lastest YouTube vid, me and a mate blew up this knackered old Fanon
https://youtu.be/auE7eHgCLQA
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by Tim » 13 Sep 2017, 09:30

How many bangers did you remove from the rope and put under it? Certainly did the job!

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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 09:36

Just one Tim, they are lethal, we took the bottom case off, threaded the fuse through a side toggle hole then put the case on with the the four screws, parts were found 3 gardens down lol
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Post by MrWeetabix » 13 Sep 2017, 09:39

you should offer this as a service! haha
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by Buick Mackane » 13 Sep 2017, 09:51

Any chance you could dissolve a fidelity 1000 in acid ?
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by sickboy » 13 Sep 2017, 09:53

I'd like to see a pic of the aftermath if possible :clap:
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 10:04

Lol great response guys, I'll try and get the aftermath pics up
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Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 10:13

Aftermath pics
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by MrWeetabix » 13 Sep 2017, 10:21

We could have a whip-round for a Blendtec Blender and we can see how many CB items it will chew

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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 10:38

I've got a few more to blow up, I'll
Add the vids as they're done :)
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by Buick Mackane » 13 Sep 2017, 11:36

Good and entertaining way to thin out your collection jason :thumbup:
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by superstar » 13 Sep 2017, 11:44

Buick Mackane wrote:Good and entertaining way to thin out your collection jason :thumbup:
Thanks, if I buy any off eBay that ain't up to scratch I'll just blow em up
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by MrWeetabix » 13 Sep 2017, 13:33

superstar wrote:
Buick Mackane wrote:Good and entertaining way to thin out your collection jason :thumbup:
Thanks, if I buy any off eBay that ain't up to scratch I'll just blow em up
...then send them back to the seller as 'not as described'? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Blowing up a Fanon cb with a banger

Post by Tim » 13 Sep 2017, 13:45

Go on, I dare you, list it on eBay with those photo's and describe it as 'in used condition, spares or repairs, not working, believe that the finals have blown and may have parts missing'. It would probably make a fortune!

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