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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:15 pm 
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This is mad !

http://youtu.be/vePqxFN9s0U

And that's hairspray, undoubtedly the butane propellant in the can...


Then there's this....

http://youtu.be/CejsxceoSgc


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:02 pm 
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reminds me of my childhood - using aerosol cans then butane camping gas canisters to propel a tennis ball out of a metal tube the length of a field - oh happy days


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:26 pm 
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I saw a boy playing with one of those with his dad.

It was a brilliant toy, and the spuds went a couple of hundred yards into a valley. Good stuff.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 8:54 pm 
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I used to take 2 boxes of 'Cooks' matches and a box of 'Swan Vestas', cut all the heads off and put them in the vestas box. Then seal it tightly with gaffa tape and chuck it in the road for a car torun over and 'detonate' :twisted: :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:45 pm 
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gavinda wrote:
I used to take 2 boxes of 'Cooks' matches and a box of 'Swan Vestas', cut all the heads off and put them in the vestas box. Then seal it tightly with gaffa tape and chuck it in the road for a car torun over and 'detonate' :twisted: :lol:


You can get 20 yrs for that now :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 12:22 am 
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below the legal age of responsibility. :D

mind you that was the least of what i got up to, yet still i managed to respect my elders, the police, teachers and all other figures of authority.


not getting caught also helped :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:00 am 
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i made one of these years back when i was on 56k and read about it on an american site. Sticking glowsticks in the potato or breaking a glow stick and pouring it on the potato made tracer rounds for use at night! A great laugh if you have a bit of open land around you.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:34 am 
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also, dont pack that tatty too tight, lest you make an award winning potato gun.


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