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Unread postAuthor: killagorrila99 » Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:35 am

<a href="http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~outreach/phys420/p420_04/don/Building%20the%20Vacuum%20Ping-Pong%20Cannon.htm">VACOOM GUN!</a>


Have any of you seen this?
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Unread postAuthor: jrrdw » Mon Sep 18, 2006 6:03 am

They should post a video of the hole process, loading/vacuum being done/then fireing. What a odd concept! But from the pics, it looks like it works. Cool beans, is this guy a member? Probly not, we would have seen this alot sooner.
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Unread postAuthor: boilingleadbath » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:44 pm

...yeah, someone pointed this out over at spudtech a few months ago.
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Unread postAuthor: ProfessorAmadeus » Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:53 pm

I saw this on instructables a while ago... I would rather build a big piston gun.
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Unread postAuthor: POS » Tue Sep 19, 2006 2:15 am

indeed, why build something like that when you have spuds :D

But it is a nice science project though
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Unread postAuthor: zeigs spud » Tue Sep 19, 2006 4:58 pm

yea nice lil project but i like bigger guns that are more complex. or just bigger booms lol. ^_^
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Unread postAuthor: frankrede » Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:27 pm

wow how weird, i was thinking about if tehre was a way you could use a vacuum to shoot something a few day ago
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Unread postAuthor: Velocity » Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:36 pm

I built one of those with my wet-dry vaccuum... fairly powerful, I knocked the cap off of a waterbottle with an acorn
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