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Discuss miniature cannons built from things such as pill bottles and pen caps.
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Unread postAuthor: MARQO » Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:12 pm

I just get them at a dollar store.
what are 10 euros in dollars?
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Unread postAuthor: kleon11 » Tue May 08, 2007 5:20 am

hey i love the idea and i am about half finished making one
out of a hot glue gun that was broken already

i am using a highlighter tube as the chamber and it has a syringe to inject butane. 2 sparkes and a burst disk.

it will be done in about 3 or 4 days and i will post it when i am done
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Unread postAuthor: MARQO » Thu May 10, 2007 6:21 pm

HEy thats great! Dont forget to give me credit for the idea 8) . ANd what do you mean by burnt disk :?:
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Unread postAuthor: pyromaniac » Thu May 10, 2007 6:27 pm

MARQO wrote:I just get them at a dollar store.
what are 10 euros in dollars?


I think its around 15 US dollars if im right

A burst disk is something that "burst at a certain pressure. basicly it gets a hole in it and lets all of the air out.
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Unread postAuthor: MARQO » Sat May 12, 2007 6:21 pm

done yet kleon11 :lol: I really want to see it.
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Unread postAuthor: Kenny_McCormic » Sat May 12, 2007 9:48 pm

10 euo is 13.52 us at the current exchange rate
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Unread postAuthor: paaiyan » Sat May 12, 2007 9:58 pm

Really? I could have sworn that Euros passed the 2 dollar mark. Or was that pounds?
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Unread postAuthor: Hotwired » Sat May 12, 2007 10:00 pm

A pound is so often justabout 2 dollars I just say it is whenever guesstimating stuff.
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Unread postAuthor: ammosmoke » Sun May 13, 2007 2:43 pm

A highlighter tube!?! That is a GOOD idea!! I might make something with one now...

BTW, how much psi do you think one could hold anyway?
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Unread postAuthor: Flying_Salt » Sun May 13, 2007 3:15 pm

Holy cow. He's been thinking.
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Unread postAuthor: ammosmoke » Sun May 13, 2007 3:46 pm

LOL, I like the ghetto award!!! Yeah, but anyway do you have and estimate for how much pressure a highlighter tube could hold? I was thinking about 60 psi...
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Unread postAuthor: kleon11 » Mon May 14, 2007 12:22 am

hey everyone sorry about the wait but the gun is done all i need to do is post it but my camera is stuffed so im going to borrow my friends one tomorrow so it will be posted real soon and i use the highlighter tudes all the time and they haven't exploded before so thats y i am using one as the chamber but i will do some tests to see how much psi they can hold.

i will post the gun under the name "glue gun"
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Unread postAuthor: MARQO » Mon May 14, 2007 5:48 pm

Does it work :?: and dont forget to put it was my idea :P and what do you mean by stuffed :?:
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Unread postAuthor: paaiyan » Mon May 14, 2007 5:54 pm

He prolly means the memory is ful, i would think anyway. But why not just upload them to your computer?
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Unread postAuthor: kleon11 » Tue May 15, 2007 5:10 am

the gun is posted there is only one pic but more will come
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