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Old 05-07-2012, 03:24 PM posted to
Steve B[_13_] Steve B[_13_] is offline
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"ChairMan" wrote

4Th of July tale snipped........

because of the fires, fireworks are banned in Utah. Still, I heard some.
I'm building a cannon made out of a large oxygen cylinder with the base cut
off for a 4th of July and New Year's Eve noisemaker. They do use these for
bowling ball cannons, a bowling ball being the perfect fit. IIRC, about
three miles is the current record.

One time, we did full a 55 gallon metal barrel with a tbsp. of gasoline, and
pure oxygen, and kick it off with a spark from a spark plug. It blew out
windows in a few surrounding houses, set off all kinds of car and home
alarms, and left us totally deaf for a time.