Hey i made a rocket launcher with some pipe and thouse lil co2 bottles. Im not goin to say how kuz there are lil one that use the board but i shot a tree at 100 yards and it bounced off and kept goin :smile:
I heard tell of a hunter that made exploding arrows, he was a good looking intelligent type that quit after he remembered that it is against the law to do that, but it sure packed a whalup when it hit.
i have a cousin whose kind of the mad scientist in the family he's made a lot of crazy shit, but the coolest thing he made was a replica of a howitzer cannon from WW2, he made it out of pvc piping and the recoil is set on gears he got from a broken atm (he's a repair man) it shoots potatoes mainly but you can put a cork in the barrel and load whatever you want in it, sometime we take it to the beach when we go surf fishing, we put the cork in the barrel then put the rig in after it, BAM! right over the breakers and no casting involved!
made a 2 inch spud launcher, using pvc pipe-4x2 reducer-4 in. plug-propane bbq grill ingiter and some of the wife's hair spray. will launch a 2 in. potato for 50 yds. good for keeping the stray dogs at bay.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...