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  1. #1
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    Vacuum Powered Spud Gun

    This video is going viral. The view count was at 220,981 when I watched it on 5 Feb, and it was posted on 2 Feb.

    What will this concept do to modern artillery?

    How far could a sniper shoot?

    Is this technology already applied somewhere?

    http://www.popsci.com/technology/art...ng-pong-paddle
    Vacuum Technology:
    CRUD = Contamination Resulting in Undesirable Deposits.
    CRAPP = Contamination Resulting in Additional Partial Pressure.

    Change your vacuum pump oil now.

    Test. Testing, 1,2,3.

  2. #2
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    North Richland Hills, Texas
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    Heck with military applications, I want to see it scaled up for punkin chunkin!

    Also, I see holes being blasted in random objects, and many crushed ping-pong balls in my future.

    I think "Died in a home made super sonic ping-pong gun accident in his garage." would make a fine red neck obituary.
    If more government is the answer, then it's a really stupid question.

  3. #3
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    Oct 2011
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    Chicagoland Area
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    Hmmmmm....
    Officially, Down for the count

    YOU HAVE TO GET OFF YOUR ASS TO GET ON YOUR FEET

    It was working when I left...
    Liberalism-Ideas so good they mandate them

  4. #4
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    Here, hold my beer and watch this.


    Lets go, burnin daylight.

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