Instructables: exploring - play - gun - cannon - fun - potato http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:15:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Combustion Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Spud-zooka/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/56PB/HQV6HBAF/FIK56PBHQV6HBAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/56PB/HQV6HBAF/FIK56PBHQV6HBAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/56PB/HQV6HBAF/FIK56PBHQV6HBAF.SMALL.jpg Wallyman This is a simple potato gun. I vaguely followed this (http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Original-Potato-Cannon/) but I found it's better to have a larger combustion chamber. Usually people using a piezoelectric lighter but I found that you have to use less Butane so I incorporated a negative ion g...
By: Wallyman

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:54:21 PDT
Baby Potato gun with some Kick. http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Potato-gun-with-some-Kick/
Baby Potato gun with some Kick. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PE3U/H7ANSST9/FA0PE3UH7ANSST9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PE3U/H7ANSST9/FA0PE3UH7ANSST9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/PE3U/H7ANSST9/FA0PE3UH7ANSST9.SMALL.jpg Homepwner So, I had built a potato Cannon 7 years ago.  I still use it but , I thought it would be cool to build a compact one. Then , I saw a couple of mini or micro guns meant to fire air soft pellets, on the Web.  I then thought of building a Mini Potato gun rather than simply  building  a compact version....
By: Homepwner

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 23:51:10 PDT
Awesome Spud Gun (Spud is Aussie Slang for potato) http://www.instructables.com/id/Awesome-Spud-Gun-Spud-is-Aussie-Slang-for-potato/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YPM7/GMYNB0FL/F42YPM7GMYNB0FL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YPM7/GMYNB0FL/F42YPM7GMYNB0FL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/YPM7/GMYNB0FL/F42YPM7GMYNB0FL.SMALL.jpg makincoolstuff This spud gun is truly awesome. Not only that but it is quite easy to build and very cheap. You can fire many different types of projectiles and many can make it up to 300m into the air! It took only a weekend to build, the only slow part was having to wait for the glue to dry. This is all i needed...
By: makincoolstuff

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 09:03:50 PDT
Apple Cannon: Cheap, Effective, and Simple. http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Cannon-Cheap-Effective-and-Simple./
Apple Cannon: Cheap, Effective, and Simple. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/0PAX/FA0CVAAU/FL40PAXFA0CVAAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/0PAX/FA0CVAAU/FL40PAXFA0CVAAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/0PAX/FA0CVAAU/FL40PAXFA0CVAAU.SMALL.jpg Chartreusesnot I have some experience in the field of potato cannons. MY signature one can be found here, puncturing a phonebook. The problem with this one is that it is unwieldy (12 feet long at max. length), complicated (many hours of Spudfiles research), expensive ($100-$150), and it takes a while to prep it fo...
By: Chartreusesnot

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 14 Dec 2007 00:00:53 PST
Air Powered Potato Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Potato-Cannon/
Air Powered Potato Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/62A6/YP4ES84IMIA/FS762A6YP4ES84IMIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/62A6/YP4ES84IMIA/FS762A6YP4ES84IMIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/62A6/YP4ES84IMIA/FS762A6YP4ES84IMIA.SMALL.jpg Hermes I had to build a potato canon for a science project and needed one where I could get a consistent launch force. The typical hairspray cannon would not be appropriate for this purpose so I constructed this air powered launcher as a modified version of Pnewton's Petard from the excellent book "Backyar...
By: Hermes

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Sep 2006 15:20:02 PDT