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Post about things you have launched or thought about launching. Also post about various materials used for building cannons. No posts about explosive projectiles!
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Unread postAuthor: spudthug » Sun Apr 08, 2007 8:53 pm

omfg!!!!!!!! holy wow!!!!!!! this cannon is effing awesome!!!!!!!! i tested it inside today first with a bunch of tooth picks!! tooth picks went through 2 layers of cardboard(box)and then stuck into a peaice of plywood!!!!then i just used a was of paper and it went through the cardboard box the whole way through!!!!!!!!!!then one more test i did i tested it at 70 psi and with paper it put a huge huge dent in a piece of sheet metal!!!!!!!!!
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4" piston valved cannon-half done..( i spilt my cement...)

Hybrid- 75% done. need to build propane holder and drill/tap sparkplug hole..
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Unread postAuthor: PneuJose » Sun Apr 08, 2007 9:13 pm

yea, same here lots of power. i used a ball valve before a piston. ROCKS!!!
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Unread postAuthor: hi » Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:06 am

what do you mean you used a ball valve as a piston? you mean as the exaust? how did you do that?
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Unread postAuthor: spudthug » Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:32 am

he said he used a ball valve before a piston
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4" piston valved cannon-half done..( i spilt my cement...)

Hybrid- 75% done. need to build propane holder and drill/tap sparkplug hole..
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