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#5973618 - 10/12/15 01:55 PM Weaponized Potatoes
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Video from the weekend of the shoulder fired potato cannon I built a few years ago. The first shot hit the table in spot where there was a brace and did not do too much damage. Shots 2 and 3 though found unsupported parts of the 2 x 6 and blew right through. Firing cheap red potatoes.



Damage pics:





Edited by Hirogen (10/12/15 01:56 PM)
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#5973642 - 10/12/15 02:04 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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#5973704 - 10/12/15 02:24 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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Ban taters?
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#5973709 - 10/12/15 02:26 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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Nice! I had one made out of PVC and it could go through 1/2" plywood. Aquanet was some bad stuff!
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#5973776 - 10/12/15 03:03 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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Never made a potato gun...we did make tennis ball canons and shot tennis balls at each other ...they hurt but a high volicity tater could kill ya! clap
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#5973982 - 10/12/15 04:55 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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#5974377 - 10/12/15 08:32 PM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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#5974848 - 10/13/15 07:41 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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#5974850 - 10/13/15 07:41 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Ban taters?


Taters don't kill people. Bad people kill people. lizard
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#5974873 - 10/13/15 08:02 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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Just think if those were the match grade, dual shock, high speed, tsx boat tail Idaho potatoes!
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#5974935 - 10/13/15 08:40 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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Need to build a pistol potato gun

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#5974976 - 10/13/15 09:01 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
txmark1959 Offline
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#5975177 - 10/13/15 10:46 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
Spades Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
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Is that a high capacity assault tater gun? peep

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#5975184 - 10/13/15 10:49 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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We need to limit those to a ten pound magazine.
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#5976550 - 10/14/15 12:04 AM Re: Weaponized Potatoes [Re: Hirogen]
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