Which to build? Golf ball, Baseball , Or Soft ball.

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After thinking over it, Iv thought about a few other options that would be more badazz. But I want to know if its even possible. My concerns would be that a baseball or a softball would be to heavy to shoot from a combustion type cannon.

Has any one here already built a combustion type cannon that shoots either a baseball or a softball?
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Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:22 pm

I would go for golfball because they're the cheapest. Some one did build softball combustion, Ill see if I can find the link, baseball is probably do-able but youll get better speed, penetration and distance from a golfball.

heres the softball combustion
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Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:25 pm

Wow That looks pretty cool. Thanks.
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Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:26 pm

or go with air powered, but your limited with air source, its possible to put golf balls 200 yrds and beyond, gunfreak built me one and goes about 500 yrds and beyond
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Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:59 pm

Could a mod combine the two most recent threads from 13lamborghini13, same topic apparently?
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If it were up to me I would delete the two topics I have the information I need Thank you people.
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Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:34 pm

13lamborghini13 wrote:If it were up to me I would delete the two topics I have the information I need Thank you people.
You People and whats that supposed to mean?
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Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:39 pm

motorfixer1 wrote:
13lamborghini13 wrote:If it were up to me I would delete the two topics I have the information I need Thank you people.
You People and whats that supposed to mean?
It means he missed a comma, "Thank you, people". :roll:
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Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:25 pm

Referring us as "people" is rather rude, anyway.
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I really don't see what the problem is :lol:

We are a group of people, after all.
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In the movies the arrogant and rude people always adress people like "alright people" or "listen up people" lol :lol:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 3:53 pm

I didnt want to creat another topic because I already have 2, But there is another question I would like to ask. What is up with people instaling what seems to be computer cooling fans inside of their cannons.
Can anyone within the great multitude of Spudfiles answer this to me? :lol:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:01 pm

Have you tried the Spudfiles search function? :roll:
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Tue Dec 06, 2011 6:21 pm

Yes i did but I could not find anything.
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13lamborghini13 wrote:I didnt want to creat another topic because I already have 2, But there is another question I would like to ask. What is up with people instaling what seems to be computer cooling fans inside of their cannons.
Can anyone within the great multitude of Spudfiles answer this to me? :lol:


people install computer fans into their cannon , to get a better mixture of fuel for ignition and to vent out unburned fuel
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