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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:26 pm

Well since it's very dangerous shooting golf balls at 160m/s around my neighborhood, I usually shoot completely random objects, that are soon turned into projectiles.

Every week I will probably make a new video of me shooting random stuff, you're more then welcome to post your own video's.

To start it off I've posted a video of me shooting a carrot and a power plug with my <A HREF="http://www.spudfiles.com/forums/viewtopic,p,100616.html#100616">SGA golf ball gun</a> at some 3/4" chipboard.

So can a carrot shoot through 3/4" chipboard?
Well you'll have to watch the video :P
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siwOctqw-VI[/youtube]

New Video!

Can a buck shot of peanuts destroy things?
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nal8Kzo-SGw[/youtube]
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Unread postAuthor: Novacastrian » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:48 pm

I would love to see a vid of you shooting buckshot, this could be anything from Bird Seed, to little screws or nuts.
Here's a good one, fill a water balloon and freeze it in your barrel ( a cut off bit) That would be sweeeet :twisted:

Good idea you have with this thread too!!
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:04 am

Thanks, Yeah I've done a few buckshots with bb's before. I saw some peanuts in my cupboard and was ever so tempted to shoot them as a buckshot :P
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Unread postAuthor: Novacastrian » Sat Sep 01, 2007 12:06 am

"HEY, I FOUND A PEANUT!" :lol:
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:07 pm

New video. Check my post above.
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Unread postAuthor: paaiyan » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:13 pm

Nice, this kind of seems like a spin off of "Will it Blend?"

Keep up the good work.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:51 am

We need a mix between "Spudfiles," "Mythbusters" and "Will it Blend?" : Blendmythfiles!

Just Spudbusters would work - or possibly Mashbusters or Mythspudders.
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Unread postAuthor: paaiyan » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:12 am

What kinds of myths could we bust?
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:13 pm

Well, obviously you start with the simple ones that only total newbs believe, like:
There is a myth amongst some people that a combustion spudgun is more powerful the more fuel you put in it.
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If you put too much fuel in a combustion, it can explode.

Then you move on to the questions that newbs ask, like:
Are DWV fittings "safe" for low pressures or combustion?
PVC vs. ABS
Pneumatic vs. Combustion

Or you could just skip clean over those ones, on to the real questions:
Is acetylene as dangerous a fuel as it's set out to be?
What sort of practical maximum range can different types of spudgun achieve?
How likely is DDT in various hybrid mixes and chamber shapes, and how does turbulence increase this risk?
What dangers does an oxygen enriched mix create towards safety?
How possible is a full auto combustion?
How close can you get to the sound barrier with a conventional pneumatic or combustion?
How much does a chamber fan/spark strip/multiple sparks add to a combustion's performance?
Are there effective ways of reducing a combustion's heat loss that will increase performance?
How does porting the barrel end affect accuracy, range and velocity?
What pressures does a combustion actually generate?
How much do extra bends in the design reduce performance?

Now those are some questions I would like to know the answers to. What we need now are some dedicated Spudbusters, a handful of leverage with a few companies, a few contacts, some advertising revenue, and a budget to work with.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:07 pm

Haha sounds good. Mythspudders is catchy.
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Unread postAuthor: paaiyan » Sun Sep 02, 2007 3:34 pm

Mythspudders has my vote as well.
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Unread postAuthor: joannaardway » Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:58 pm

Ok, Mythspudders it is then.

So, now all that is needed is someone prepared to pay for a domain name... and a decent logo.
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:02 pm

Rename theopia :P

We could even test the myths about DDT if it can blow up a normal metal hybrid chamber.
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:36 pm

Can a buck shot of peanuts destroy things?


surely the spudgun equivalent of a buckshot round is something like this:

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Also, I like the way it looks like you made a fort out of cardboard boxes in the garage, all it needs is a big No girls allowed sign ;) :D
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:43 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:
Can a buck shot of peanuts destroy things?


surely the spudgun equivalent of a buckshot round is something like this:

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Also, I like the way it looks like you made a fort out of cardboard boxes in the garage, all it needs is a big No girls allowed sign ;) :D


Yeah that picture is sort of what its like.

Haha my dad just sold his Mitre10 Hardware store and has to keep all the records from it for 7years and we have no where else to put them.
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