Seems Google is finally understanding the primacy of the potato. It validates many things. That Google is becoming smarter. That currency should be in potatoes, not dollars. That the potato is the new gold.
I made several spud guns in my younger years.... They were never the same. The only constant in my potato gun construction was AquaNet. AquaNet hairspray was the key to my spud gun's fire power.
All of these four videos are excellent. You will notice that while all the videos and articles have slightly different design dimensions, they are fundamentally very similar. I urge you to view and read everything I am serving up. Then, my final words of advice are simply....choose between a barbeque switch and a taser gun. (Hint: there is a right choice, and there is a wrong choice.)
Just in case you wanted to know the PSI you're pushing, you could mod your potato canon to include a pressure sensor.
Here are the13 best articles on How to Build a Potato Gun. http://www.scribd.com/doc/15796837/To-Make-A-Spudgun-An-instructionally-informative-document-by-Enoctis
This is a step-by-step instructional on how to make a potato gun, otherwise known as the spud gun, potato launcher, potato cannon, etc. Although this can be a fun activity, it is still dangerous, just like a real weapon.
This is the B.S.R. 75 bolt action potato sniper, made from abs and pvc. search for B.S.R. 75 on youtube for video
Bill is in fact an expert in this field and refers to his book. He knows potato guns. So many small and not so small boys and girls would like to make a potato canon or bazooka. This is taken from the Backyard Ballistics book. Not only is this a fun activity, but it also teaches you about physics. You need some PVC pipe, glue, a hacksaw, and, of course, some potatoes! You also need an igniter and some hairspray. The potato fires out with some force and speed so adult supervision is required. ...
...his easy laugh and southern charm. Pull this trigger...it is just so electric. Not just the spark, but the 50,000 volts cursing through the tumid chamber, filled with liquid soluble polydimethalsiloxane.
of guys and their potato guns....errr...ummmm..., may prove him right. Can't a guy just enjoy hairspray, vegetables, and a big huge boom?
One summer day last year we were in our farm house in New Hampshire. My brother's friend, Michael, had just made a spankin new potato gun. We ran out of potatos. You know what I am talkin about. Everything is happy until you run out of potatos. Mom is sitting peacefully at the picnic table reading. Michael gets the .22 and nails a chipmunk that had been terrorizing our grain supplies. He stuffed the chipmunk into the barrel. I think some cotten gauze or clothing was wrapped around to...
I am not an NRA person. But I do believe in my sovereign right to own and carry my potato guns where I please. I put them in my trunk and cruise. I really have no clue what would happen if I my trunk was searched...and a cop saw three potato guns, hairspray, and a 5 pound bag of russets.
Ooooo. Step back, Jack. This one has the taser ignition. Not only that, this dude give you desert decal instructions and ways to camo your potato gun. This potato gun tutorial is pure instruction, in two parts. Kudos. Watch this nifty weapon hack to learn how to build a potato gun launcher with interchangeable barrels. This potato gun "spudzooka" with interchangeable barrels is powered by taser ignition. It also resembles those bazookas and RPGs causing so much havoc on the world today.
This video is quite good, but to be fair, one needs more than 10 minutes to really be able to replicate the task. Mounting a taser is somewhat tricky. Watch this tutorial video and make this spud gun or otherwise known as the taser totter! You can use either a taser or a BBQ igniter. For those of you who want to shoot things with potatoes, this video is for you. Bre Pettis of Make Magazine, creates this potato cannon using a stun gun, PVC piping, and hairspray. Watch as he then launches it tw...