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.
Let me start off by saying I am not a farmer.
I am a deer hunter and I do own a tractor and have all of the equipment - but that does not make you a farmer any more than standing in the garage makes you a car - well, you get the picture!
Having said that - and with most of my ineptitude fairly well hidden - I do think that buckwheat is one of the most under rated cover crops out there.
I say cover crop because I see mixed results as it relates to the deer eating the plants.