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  1. kelsodeez

    kelsodeez New Member

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    my dad just got back from vacation to maine and boston and he brought me home a working mini cannon. i didnt think it would fire, so we stuffed it with black powder and a wad of damp paper towel, shoved a firecracker fuse in the back of it and here's what happened.

    YouTube - mini cannon


    it shot the paper wad about 20 feet.
    next is to fire a marble in a safer location than my backyard.
     
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  2. Kanned

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    That was pretty sweet. Go squirrel hunting with that thing.
     
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    hahaha i bet if we stuff it with copper BB's, we would have a good chance of hitting a squirrel.
     
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    lol that can't be safe
     
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    kelsodeez New Member

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    danger is my middle name. well, actually its martin, but you know what i mean.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Sweeeeeeeeet

    I had one of those as a kid, but never tried to fire it...
     
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    That was pretty sweet.

    You need to get like 10 more and build a 1790s era battleship.
     
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    Cashizslick !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!

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    Nah build a dreadnought from wwi.

    Sweet cannon. Surprisingly primitive yet effective.
     
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    Haha yea I want to make a little battle scene now
     
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    you should get a few and you and your mates can shoot at each other, bit like paintballing except with i high risk of serious injury lol!
     
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    or get a few and do the 1812 overture(sp)
     
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    Hondadude141 ¿pɐǝɥ ɹn ɥʇıʍ uıop nɥɔʇɐʍ

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    okay, those videos were way cooler than mine. i need to go make a better one.
     
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    holy crap.... i was not expecting that level of accuracy with that thing
     
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    i was more impressed with the firepower of it
     
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    that second video was posted above
     
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