Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - offbeat - cannon http://www.instructables.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:42:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 Handheld Confetti Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Confetti-Cannon/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 11:22:40 PDT
Dual Burst Disk Cannon - Trigger chamber assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Burst-Disk-Cannon-Trigger-chamber-assembly/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 13:36:04 PDT
Trajectory Modeling http://www.instructables.com/id/Trajectory-Modeling/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 21:19:13 PDT
High Powered PVC Air Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-PVC-Air-Gun/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:12:29 PST
Flashlight Air Gun (Can break Sound Barrier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Co-Axial-Pneumatic-BB-Gun/
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Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:32:42 PST
Launch supersonic spuds with a PVC Air Cannon! http://www.instructables.com/id/Launch-supersonic-spuds-with-a-PVC-Air-Cannon/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 08:42:19 PST
Make a tennis ball mortar out of Pringles tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-tennis-ball-mortar-out-of-Pringles-tubes/
Make a tennis ball mortar out of Pringles tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/8XMZ/H8NA3U2P/F8S8XMZH8NA3U2P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/8XMZ/H8NA3U2P/F8S8XMZH8NA3U2P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/8XMZ/H8NA3U2P/F8S8XMZH8NA3U2P.SMALL.jpg baddadgreatkid Bad Dad - projects for kids who aren't wrapped in cotton wool http://baddadgreatkid.blogspot.co.uk/ So here's how you do it. Materials The raw materials you'll need to buy or collect are as follows: three Pringles tubes, a good-sized roll of gaffer tape, some long matches, a tin of lighter fluid ...
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 05:01:38 PDT
The Ping Pong Ball Mauler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ping-Pong-Mauler/
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:02:36 PDT
Dry-Ice Smoke Ring Cannon! (No fog machine necessary) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Ice-Smoke-Ring-Cannon-No-fog-machine-necessa/
Dry-Ice Smoke Ring Cannon! (No fog machine necessary) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/38VW/GUEN7V1F/FLF38VWGUEN7V1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/38VW/GUEN7V1F/FLF38VWGUEN7V1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/38VW/GUEN7V1F/FLF38VWGUEN7V1F.SMALL.jpg ramicaza Some may be already thinking "what separates this Smoke ring shooter from others on instructables?" Well......... Typical Smoke ring shooters (like Kip-Kay's and other people's) require a fog machine in order to create the smoke needed for the rings. When fog machine's can cost in excess of $100 whe...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 11:53:00 PDT
Bungee Bazooka http://www.instructables.com/id/Bungee-Bazooka/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 08:03:19 PDT
Self Contained Pneumatic T-Shirt Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Contained-Pneumatic-T-Shirt-Cannon/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 04:23:15 PDT
How to build an air cannon with a sprinkler valve http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-an-air-cannon-with-a-sprinkler-valve/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:10:30 PDT
Grappling Hook Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Grappling-Hook-Launcher/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:07:08 PDT
Egg Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Cannon/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:49:35 PDT
Compressed Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Cannon/
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Wed, 23 Mar 2011 23:09:42 PDT
Intermidate air rifle with interchangable stock http://www.instructables.com/id/NAR-V1-pNuematic-Air-Rifle-version-1/
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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 17:06:44 PST
Party popper cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Party-popper-cannon/
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Wed, 29 Dec 2010 19:34:03 PST
High Pressure Metal-Slug Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Pressure-Metal-Slug-Potato-Cannon/
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 14:26:00 PST
Balloon and tape roll "pea shooter" http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-and-tape-roll-quotpea-shooterquot/
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Tue, 6 Jul 2010 14:29:56 PDT
Mini Darts For Your Mini Potato Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Darts-For-Your-Mini-Potato-Cannon/
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Sun, 27 Jun 2010 11:21:14 PDT
working Steampunk hand cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/working-Steampunk-hand-cannon/
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 19:59:45 PDT
Potato cannon Silencer http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-cannon-Silencer/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2009 10:44:47 PST
T-shirt Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-Cannon/
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Sun, 4 Oct 2009 18:28:55 PDT
The Portable Pencil Cannon ( The PPC) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Portable-Pencil-Cannon-The-PPC/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2009 11:39:08 PDT
Casing Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bullet-Casing-Cannon/
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By: Stephen D. Alverez

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Tue, 18 Aug 2009 22:50:42 PDT
(Homemade Airgun) Bullets V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Airgun-Bullets-V2/
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By: Mattrox

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Wed, 5 Aug 2009 20:28:11 PDT
The Taffy Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Taffy-Launcher/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2009 15:50:15 PDT
Pocket Sized Spring Loaded Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Weapon-Spring-Loaded-Dart/
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By: ClayChip

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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 23:51:06 PDT
crazy golfball cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/crazy-golfball-cannon/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 12:04:32 PST
30 Second Pen Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/30-Second-Pen-Gun/
30 Second Pen Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/TWU3/F7DWQW0M/FETTWU3F7DWQW0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/TWU3/F7DWQW0M/FETTWU3F7DWQW0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/TWU3/F7DWQW0M/FETTWU3F7DWQW0M.SMALL.jpg T3hpw9ag3 Super easy pen gun. All that you need is a Pilot G2 pen or similar pen. (They have easy access to the spring.) Get a Pilot G2 Pen Come on people, this step takes five seconds. If you don't have one, you can find them on the ground at school. Once you have obtained this then you can begin with the...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2008 00:43:07 PST
Water Balloon Launcher - Ball Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Balloon-Launcher-Ball-Valve/
Water Balloon Launcher - Ball Valve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DVOR/FNI3VXP8/FQ1DVORFNI3VXP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DVOR/FNI3VXP8/FQ1DVORFNI3VXP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/DVOR/FNI3VXP8/FQ1DVORFNI3VXP8.SMALL.jpg jbb3141 The Water Balloon Launcher - Ball Valve uses a simple 1/4 turn ball-valve to release a chamber of pressurized air to propel a water balloon at high velocity. It consists of a pressure chamber, a valve, and a launch tube.Later versions will include an in-line version (the launch tube and pressure cha...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2008 12:07:07 PST
The Dust Cannon 3000 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dust-Cannon-3000/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:56:33 PDT
Pirate Ship and Air Cannon Carnival Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Ship-and-Air-Cannon-Carninval-Game/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:43:04 PDT
Lil BANG pneumatic mini cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/Lil-BANG-pneumatic-mini-cannon/
Lil BANG pneumatic mini cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8LZJ/FJ1I6BEC/FDJ8LZJFJ1I6BEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8LZJ/FJ1I6BEC/FDJ8LZJFJ1I6BEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/8LZJ/FJ1I6BEC/FDJ8LZJFJ1I6BEC.SMALL.jpg Thelonelysandwitch A simple and cheap compressed air gun made from house hold items. Shoots VERY far. I got bored one day and decided to make one. I already had the supplies so what the heck. I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYTHING THAT IS BROKEN OR KILLED WITH THIS GUN. NEVER SHOOT AT PEOPLE OR ANIMALS, OR SHOOT DEADLY...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2008 15:21:49 PDT
Pneumatic Golfball Cannon- Shoots 450+ yards! http://www.instructables.com/id/GolfballAntennaNerf-Cannon---Build-One-That-Shoo/
Pneumatic Golfball Cannon- Shoots 450+ yards! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/ECHX/FGY7A5XM/F7XECHXFGY7A5XM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/ECHX/FGY7A5XM/F7XECHXFGY7A5XM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/ECHX/FGY7A5XM/F7XECHXFGY7A5XM.SMALL.jpg MrCrowley V.A.L Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/PerformanceCannons EDIT: 23/05/2010 - I've updated two photos of the cannon. I've removed the stock because it was unnecessary and I only put it on there to help with my school assignment. Removing it wont effect performance and sheds weight. You...
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Sat, 31 May 2008 11:24:00 PDT
.50 Caliber Sniper Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Caliber-Sniper-Rifle/
.50 Caliber Sniper Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/B9IA/FDLVOWIY/FLCB9IAFDLVOWIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/B9IA/FDLVOWIY/FLCB9IAFDLVOWIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/B9IA/FDLVOWIY/FLCB9IAFDLVOWIY.SMALL.jpg pbpenguin5 This Sniper Rifle reassembles the 25 mm Sniper Rifle by irWinner, which i give all the credit in the world to, except the barrel size and a few corners i cut =] Major credit to everyone at spudfiles.com who helped me fix my sprinkler valve problem.18in. BarrelModded Sprinkler Valve triggerbike pump ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2008 18:59:47 PDT
Cheap but suprisingly powerful bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-but-suprisingly-powerful-bow/
Cheap but suprisingly powerful bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/WSHP/FDVR2S1D/FE3WSHPFDVR2S1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/WSHP/FDVR2S1D/FE3WSHPFDVR2S1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/WSHP/FDVR2S1D/FE3WSHPFDVR2S1D.SMALL.jpg T3hpw9ag3 A bow I made as a joke, but wound up being quite powerful, a range of 50-60 feet and being able to go through cardboard. Supplies First things first, you need 2 hangers, 2 rubber bands (or 1 elastic band from a binder) and some duct tape. Then you tape the two hangers together to form a bow shape...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2008 16:33:23 PDT
mini potato gun http://www.instructables.com/id/mini-potato-gun/
mini potato gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/7RD9/FDTDO969/FIF7RD9FDTDO969.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/7RD9/FDTDO969/FIF7RD9FDTDO969.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/7RD9/FDTDO969/FIF7RD9FDTDO969.SMALL.jpg recyclebin Easy step by step instructions will show you how to build a mini potato gun that will easily fit in any pocket out of materials you have probably have at home. WARNING... this is still a gun no matter how harmless it may seem. Don't shoot this at any people or animals. materials Things you will n...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:59:32 PDT
The Great Potato Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Great-Potato-Cannon/
The Great Potato Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/FIW1/FC2EFU1N/F2GFIW1FC2EFU1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/FIW1/FC2EFU1N/F2GFIW1FC2EFU1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/FIW1/FC2EFU1N/F2GFIW1FC2EFU1N.SMALL.jpg tonysoprano6379 A homemade potato gun that is aerosol powered and easily constructed with parts from your local hardware store for under $50 !! Parts and materials It is a good idea to use schedule 80 PVC for your project. For this project I used 4" PVC for the chamber and 2" PVC for the barrel. These pipe siz...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 11:38:30 PST
PVC Pipe Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Air-Cannon/
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Sun, 20 Jan 2008 10:34:24 PST
Fuel/Air Hybrid Potato Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/FuelAir-Hybrid-Potato-Gun/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2008 11:27:04 PST
Apple Cannon: Cheap, Effective, and Simple. http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Cannon-Cheap-Effective-and-Simple./
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Fri, 14 Dec 2007 00:00:53 PST
A Coaxial Golfball Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Coaxial-Golfball-Cannon/
A Coaxial Golfball Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/A0P8/F6B7T21M/F5SA0P8F6B7T21M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/A0P8/F6B7T21M/F5SA0P8F6B7T21M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/A0P8/F6B7T21M/F5SA0P8F6B7T21M.SMALL.jpg DeathBlade This is a instructable for my coaxial golfball gun, or any coaxial spudgun. If you're wondering, a coaxial is where the barrel is inside the chamber, much like a piece of coax cable for your TV. Safety All spudguns and launchers are dangerous, and should be used in a safe manner in accordance wi...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 21:07:32 PDT
25MM Pneumatic Sniper Rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/25MM-Pneumatic-Sniper-Rifle/
25MM Pneumatic Sniper Rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SAB4/F6B7Q5BV/FUISAB4F6B7Q5BV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SAB4/F6B7Q5BV/FUISAB4F6B7Q5BV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/SAB4/F6B7Q5BV/FUISAB4F6B7Q5BV.SMALL.jpg irwinner ***Disclaimer*** The following is for informational purposes only, i take no responsibility for what you do with this knowledge. i can not be held responsible for any property or medical damages caused by this weapon. i would advise you to check your local laws. These types of guns are illegal in s...
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 16:50:32 PDT
Golf Ball Gun!!! How To Make One That Can Shoot 400+ yards! http://www.instructables.com/id/Golf-Ball-Gun!!!-How-To-Make-One-That-Can-Shoot-40/
Golf Ball Gun!!! How To Make One That Can Shoot 400+ yards! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0ONC/F5Y3KXLX/FCL0ONCF5Y3KXLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0ONC/F5Y3KXLX/FCL0ONCF5Y3KXLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/0ONC/F5Y3KXLX/FCL0ONCF5Y3KXLX.SMALL.jpg MrCrowley New, better instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/GolfballAntennaNerf-Cannon---Build-One-That-Shoo/ New, better video: http://nz.youtube.com/watch?v=pkejntZlQC0 Youtube Channel: www.youtube.com/PerformanceCannons This is my golfball gun, it features a 2" barrel sealing piston with 1.5...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2007 08:15:24 PDT
water bottle cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/water-bottle-cannon/
water bottle cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/WMVT/F5Y3KXHD/FLPWMVTF5Y3KXHD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/WMVT/F5Y3KXHD/FLPWMVTF5Y3KXHD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/WMVT/F5Y3KXHD/FLPWMVTF5Y3KXHD.SMALL.jpg super saiyan 3 You will be able to hit people just with a water bottle cap! If you do it right it can kind of hurt. Sorry but I dont have a camera, and I dont have enough money to buy a camera. Infact I dont have my own car. basics You can take a 1pt,0.9 fl oz bottle, and be able to hit someone with the cap bec...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2007 10:15:14 PDT
Launch It: The Pneumatic Potato Pistol. http://www.instructables.com/id/Launch-It%3a-The-Pneumatic-Potato-Pistol./
Launch It: The Pneumatic Potato Pistol. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/HN3V/F5HVHR35/FNYHN3VF5HVHR35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/HN3V/F5HVHR35/FNYHN3VF5HVHR35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/HN3V/F5HVHR35/FNYHN3VF5HVHR35.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Everybody wants a potato cannon. Especially #1 & #2 sons.However, it's not entirely wise to let small people play with explosives or high-pressure gases. At least, not without me there to, er, supervise.Enter the Pneumatic Potato Pistol - pocket-sized ballistic mayhem. Tools and materials. You ...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:04:45 PDT
Easy Pneumatic Potato Cannon. Fun and powerful! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pneumatic-Potato-Cannon.-Fun-and-powerful!/
Easy Pneumatic Potato Cannon. Fun and powerful! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0IAP/F54HOEKG/FBB0IAPF54HOEKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0IAP/F54HOEKG/FBB0IAPF54HOEKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/0IAP/F54HOEKG/FBB0IAPF54HOEKG.SMALL.jpg alexalex132 A tutorial on how to make a cheap, pneumatic potato cannon powered by a bike pump from easy to get materials. It's really simple to make, but don't underestimate its power. They can shoot straight through a pretty thick sheet of plywood and break windows. Be smart and be careful when you are using o...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2007 16:07:57 PDT
easy 10 minute airgun http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-10-minute-airgun/
easy 10 minute airgun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MO5R/F4WY1M36/FOYMO5RF4WY1M36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MO5R/F4WY1M36/FOYMO5RF4WY1M36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/MO5R/F4WY1M36/FOYMO5RF4WY1M36.SMALL.jpg eshimo easy and works well for how long it takes(check new step (# 6) ) Materials you will need: 2 liter bottle bike pump (with needle) cork two 7/8" PVC valves one 7/8" PVC "T" one piece of 7/8" PVC 1/2" long two pieces of 1/2" PVC 1 1/2" long two pieces of 1/2" PVC 2 1/2" long one piece of 1/2" PVC ...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2007 12:41:54 PDT
Electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnet-1/
Electromagnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3HLI/F4RMPI33/FLK3HLIF4RMPI33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3HLI/F4RMPI33/FLK3HLIF4RMPI33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/3HLI/F4RMPI33/FLK3HLIF4RMPI33.SMALL.jpg Jduffy In this Tutorial, i will explain how to create a basic gauss cannon with various materials. This can be very dangerous with high voltages. Be careful. The higher the power, the faster the projectile. This is my first instructable. First Step FIrst, Get a tube, it doesn't matter what material, and...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 22:26:24 PDT