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Argh! I be looking for a CO2 fire extinguisher Effect.

Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 1:53pm

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Well, Im looking for a Co2 fire extinguisher effect.
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 2:08pm

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Magic_man12

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take one off a wall in a store.... or find a school bus late at night, break in and take one....

hahaha - actually. dont do either of those razz

http://www.bizrate.co.uk/safety_securitysolutions/safety_security_types--fire_extinguishers/products__att312845--317507-.html

maybe check that out
(found by serching "buy fire co2 extinguisher" on google)

-MAGIC
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 2:55pm

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Hahahahaha!

Thanks Magic!

But i was really lookin for a preset. Like theres ones for fire and smoke. Like for example: theres a Flamthrower preset and a smoke grenade preset, maybe combining them in some awy would work?!

Toodles!
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 6:27pm

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I think it's possible using the particle system to make a preset for what you are looking for, but it probably won't look as good as just shooting the real thing.

Just for the record though, I have been trying to buy a Co2 fire extinguisher for a while now, and no stores in my area carry them. They are also far more expensive then dry chemical fire extinguishers (which leave an awful mess to clean up). It sounds like you are just looking for the effect of one shooting, whereas I was actually trying to get one to put out fires.

Goodluck getting the preset you want!
Posted: Tue, 27th Jun 2006, 8:51pm

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Well, you could do it look ok if you mess around a bit with the particle engine..but the best thing would probably be to rent a real extinguisher so the foam interacts with characters and the environment.
Posted: Wed, 28th Jun 2006, 3:11am

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Squid wrote:

I think it's possible using the particle system to make a preset for what you are looking for, but it probably won't look as good as just shooting the real thing.

Just for the record though, I have been trying to buy a Co2 fire extinguisher for a while now, and no stores in my area carry them. They are also far more expensive then dry chemical fire extinguishers (which leave an awful mess to clean up). It sounds like you are just looking for the effect of one shooting, whereas I was actually trying to get one to put out fires.

Goodluck getting the preset you want!
My theatre rents them. Not sure on the cost, but we used CO2 extinguishers for the champagne bottles in Beauty and the Beast and for steam train exhaust in Music Man. So you can rent them, and then return the empty canisters back to the people you got them from.

I'll get back to you tomorrow on where we rent them from so you know where to start.