deals1/4 mile potato cannon (tennis ball attachment…

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Best part of this deal?

It's listed under "survival". I guess when the zombie apocalypse comes, as long as I have enough spuds and hairspray, I'm good to go.

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I would love to review this product but i still have yet to receive mine. I bought it at the same price last time it was on woot ( the 10th ). It said to allow for 3-7 business days, but unfortunately it's still not here yet.

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Another no call, no-show. Ordered this product and my account was debited on the 13th. The only thing I've received is an order confirmation--and the trouble of following up on what's looking like a shady deal...

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Thought this would make a great gag gift for my sons 37th birthday, the gag was on me...shot about 4 feet and broke on the 2nd shot. Not worth it!

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I built one of these for my brother last year and the supplies alone cost about $45. Even factoring in economies of scale, I can't imagine these are decent quality at this price point. The vinyl "Spudzilla" lettering in Godzilla font down the barrel made mine look a lot cooler, too. :)

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@smede13: Same here. Did you get a tracking number? Mine says it departed Spokane, WA on 11/22 with expected delivery in southern California yesterday.

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Update : I just received mine today, a lot smaller then i thought it'd be, but all seems fine.

I can't say of if it shall work or not because its a christmas present for my little brother, but soley from look and fool it seems of pretty good quality.

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Don't try to make one with pvc pipe. ABS it the only "safe" materiel to use

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As kids, we made these with dads empty beer cans (prefect size for a tennis ball) and elec tape. Alas, that style of beer can does not exist anymore.

What is really fun is soaking the tennis ball in lighter fluid. About 1/2 the time, it comes out on fire.
Which is really cool until one goes under the neighbors car, on fire.
[hmmm....do we go get it or do we run?]
[if we run and leave it, they'll know it was us]
[but if we go get it, it might explode and kill us]

the things that go through an 11 year old mind in 0.75 sec.

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@ptr: Was about that age when I was making hot air balloons out of trash cans and sterno. Well, as it turned out, the wind took one of the balloons onto the neighbores roof, creating a brushfire from all the leaves. Scared the crap out of me. Though the neighbor never knew, and was quickly extinguished.
Well, that was the last time I ever made one of those.
From there on, making bottle rocket fireworks was much safer....especially after the rain.
And thanks for the tennis fireball tip. I have one of these launchers and was thinking of going viking on one of the neighbors.

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Quarter mile??? Gimme a breake. I built one outa schedule 80 pipe and shot black walnuts......now that's BAD!!!