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Pill Bottle Combustion

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Unread postAuthor: dumdog123 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:06 pm

it feels so good to finnaly make a spud gun. this is the first spud gun i have made so far
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Unread postAuthor: daberno123 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:08 pm

What fuel do you use in it and how far does it shoot? What's your favorite ammo? Not bad for your first
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Unread postAuthor: dumdog123 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:00 pm

it shoots mini pieces of potato all the way across my living room and into the wall with a splat so i guess i could go about 20 yards I use axe for fuel but i think i should use butane
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Unread postAuthor: daberno123 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:08 pm

Yes butane propane or MAPP are all good choices for fuels. Just make sure you don't put to much in the chamber or it will fail to ignite
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Unread postAuthor: TwitchTheAussie » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:57 pm

Welcome. And Its pretty good for a first. And I take it you bought the crap version of a piezo? :wink:
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