[FoRK] Re: how do you sell a used gun?

Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> on Sun Sep 2 21:23:29 PDT 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 01:45:33PM -0700, Marty Halvorson wrote:

> If those folks were making 'meth', you have more of a problem than 
> damaged laminates.  Meth leaves a toxic, especially to children, residue 
> all around the area, which could include more than just the room used to 
> make the stuff.  I learned this while taking a class from a DEA agent at 
> a drug court conference.  One suggestion offered was to spray the walls 
> with spray starch.  If it turns purple you have that problem.

Sounds like iodine. There's a process using red phosphorus and iodine, IIRC.
I'm not sure how much demonization is going on, though.
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