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Potato Powered Combustion haha

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Unread postAuthor: keep_it_real » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:25 pm

I just got a crazy idea. I think it should work. What if you made an electric shock from tons of potato batteries (go here: http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/phen ... ttery.html) that was enough to ignite some hairspray. It shoots spuds and its powered by spuds. haha
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Unread postAuthor: Killjoy » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:28 pm

That would be one sh*t load of potatos. Like a couple thousand, and they would go bad eventually cause you cut them. But what ever if you have the time try it.
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Unread postAuthor: keep_it_real » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:30 pm

how many volts does a bbq lighter create? I found one site where this guy powered a small sound system. But it kinda was a sh*t load of potatoes.
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:39 pm

10,000 with a pzeizo.
it would be better to use those potatos as ammo.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:59 am

A stungun, or camera circuit runs on a matter of a couple of batteries. (A 9V or two for the stungun, an AA or AAA for the camera flash).

You could use a potato battery or two to run a camera flash circuit if you wanted. It would be a nice novelty piece.
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