SOLAR CANNON FLASH STEAM CANON

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This is a parabolic trough focused with a linear beam along a steel pipe that allow water to FLASH into steam creating a projectile launch exceeding 350 FPS.

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    on a scale from 1-10 it would be a 7

    Dan it's only a matter of time before you are ruling over your neighborhood with steam cannons and solar death rays.

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    HUEHUEHUEHUE, would be awsome.

    So, the pipe is heated by the sun, and when you let water in, its flashes to steam?

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    yeah, its actually a common reason why boilers on old steam locomotives would explode when refueling their water.