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Clothespin Pocket Pistol
Makezine ^ | 5-3-2014 | Grant Thompson

Posted on 05/05/2014 11:19:05 AM PDT by fishtank

by Paloma Fautley

When my father was a child he used to sit on the kitchen floor with my grandmother and they would modify matchsticks to become tiny rockets. They would shoot them inside and leave tiny scorch marks on the walls. Grant Thompson, the self-proclaimed “King of Random,” has compiled a fantastic project that steps this up about 1,000 notches. If you haven’t seen it yet, you’re in for a treat. ....

(Excerpt) Read more at makezine.com ...


TOPICS: Hobbies; Humor
KEYWORDS: clothespin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC2BSb9MZYc
1 posted on 05/05/2014 11:19:05 AM PDT by fishtank
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2 posted on 05/05/2014 11:19:19 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: fishtank

Watch some kid get expelled for this.............


3 posted on 05/05/2014 11:19:41 AM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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bttt


4 posted on 05/05/2014 11:24:48 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: fishtank
Heh.
Cool! Grandkid fodder!
5 posted on 05/05/2014 11:26:10 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: fishtank

For later.


6 posted on 05/05/2014 11:30:33 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: fishtank; Chode; SgtBob

The batfecmr is drafting a law as we discuss this.

Bad
Attitude
Towards
Freedom
Exercising of rights
Clothespins
Matchsticks
Rubberbands


7 posted on 05/05/2014 11:31:55 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: fishtank

“Watch some kid get expelled for this.............”

And immediately afterward, be given a full scholarship to a real school (such as MIT) for creativity.

Alas, it’s a project far far beyond the meager capabilities of the MSM class and the White House (no class whatsoeveer).


8 posted on 05/05/2014 11:33:19 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: fishtank
Mini matchstick gun

All hail the paperclip crossbow!


9 posted on 05/05/2014 11:33:22 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: fishtank

More effective than a chewed pop tart, too! Good find, nice site.


10 posted on 05/05/2014 11:35:17 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi)
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To: fishtank
Watch some kid get expelled for this.............

He bit his pop tart into the shape of a clothespin!

11 posted on 05/05/2014 11:48:05 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: fishtank

Grew up making the matchstick guns and playing with kitchen matches. A match head lighting off when it’s suck under your fingernail is the best education about playing with fire a kid could have.


12 posted on 05/05/2014 12:12:36 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: fishtank

Awesome!


13 posted on 05/05/2014 12:18:59 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: fishtank

Bump for later.


14 posted on 05/05/2014 12:48:34 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Rebelbase

Sorry but I LOL. OUCH!


15 posted on 05/05/2014 12:57:13 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: fishtank

Already planning on doing this as soon as I can :)


16 posted on 05/05/2014 1:08:36 PM PDT by Svartalfiar
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To: fishtank

heh. Darn cool!


17 posted on 05/05/2014 1:37:14 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: mabarker1
hell, that's nothing, when i was a kid we used to make tennis ball shooters from beercans and lighter fluid... and if you wanted to be real nasty, you squirted lighter fluid all over the ball before you touched it off!!!

but that was 50 years ago

18 posted on 05/05/2014 4:01:13 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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Hair spray gave more velocity than lighter fluid. Just sayin’.


19 posted on 05/05/2014 4:06:50 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker
yeah, but for me, lighter fluid was cheaper and MUCH more readily available...

the hairspray already being volatilized/aerosolized was the cats azz for sure

20 posted on 05/05/2014 4:50:07 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mabarker1; Chode

My Grandson is ain’t quite old enough to pollute his mind....hehehe!


21 posted on 05/07/2014 5:02:28 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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hehehe, yup his time's comin... no sense hurryin it along
22 posted on 05/07/2014 6:09:53 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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Yeah but when You do start I can see this right after the Red Ryder.


23 posted on 05/08/2014 5:23:00 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Chode

Heck these days a Kid wouldn’t even be allowed to buy lighter fluid.

But they can get all the free condoms they want.


24 posted on 05/08/2014 5:25:05 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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! You were launching CATS !?!?


25 posted on 05/08/2014 5:26:23 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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just once, and it was only it's azz...
26 posted on 05/08/2014 2:50:24 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: mabarker1

Nah. .300 win mag, then M101A1. Maybe an M110 for his 10th birthday;-)

You are very prescient. I was an artillery Scout/Observer in the Corps.


27 posted on 05/08/2014 3:40:06 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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