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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:24 am

... in a statshot from The Onion :roll:

Apparently, we practice a hobby for the unemployed :D
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Unread postAuthor: Gun Freak » Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:23 am

HAHA that is great :D
How do you find this stuff?
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon Aug 16, 2010 11:26 am

There's a number of sites which I amuse myself with while the epoxy cures :roll:
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Unread postAuthor: maverik94 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 12:57 pm

There's a number of sites which I amuse myself with while the epoxy cures

Classic. lol and there may be quite a bit of truth to that!! :D
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Unread postAuthor: JDP12 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:01 pm

Surprising... I love the onion, specially since it started in my hometown.
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Unread postAuthor: SpudBlaster15 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:27 pm

Not really surprising that it would be listed, as a basic combustion spudgun has one of the highest fun to cost ratios of anything around.
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:05 am

Also featured in the latest OK Go video, at the end but worth watching if you like Heath Robinson type machines :)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qybUFnY7Y8w[/youtube]
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Unread postAuthor: MrCrowley » Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:14 am

Wow, a step up to sprinkler valve cannons. Chamber is a bit overkill though :roll:
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:12 am

That was my first thought :)

And speaking of cool videos, not strictly spudgun related but you have to check outthis guy's stuff:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=031Dshcnso4[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYGlWjIKoY4[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nQzs48Tt9U[/youtube]
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Unread postAuthor: JDP12 » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:59 am

those were AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for sharing that! I love the third one--

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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:06 am

They really are very well made, and if you see some of the behind the scenes commentary he really does make the point that professionally made action sequences really aren't as good as they should be, in spite of the much greater resources available to those who produce them.
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Unread postAuthor: JDP12 » Wed Aug 18, 2010 8:08 am

I think I'll go check out more of those, but I personally think they are done very well.

WOW!!!!!!!!! Crazy stuff he's got! THe MW2 vids are pretty awesome as well
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Unread postAuthor: bighead33 » Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:47 pm

good stuff JSR good stuff.
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