SOLAR CANNON FLASH STEAM CANON

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About: You may recognize Dan and Denise Rojas from their appearances in various made for tv movies and national commercials. As the hosts of Green Power Science, they share Fresnel lens and alternative energy ideas...

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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    Eye Poker

    6 years ago on Introduction

    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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    waldosanKiteman

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

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