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    Default Man arrested after homemade cannon blasts through California mobile home,kills his gf

    So I heard this on the radio this morning.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/nation...wuR_story.html

    Apparently he took apart fireworks to use the blackpowder to put in the cannon.

    The amount of stupidity in this article just astounds me...

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    sounds like the "cannon" exploded and sent shrapnel everywhere. what a dolt.
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    Default Re: Man arrested after homemade cannon blasts through California mobile home,kills hi

    Still sad to see someone die and no doubt fireworks will be linked to it and will be the focus.

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    Default Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Read this one. Alcohol, homemade cannon, and fireworks powder results in one death.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/03/07...est=latestnews

    thanks Joe....didn't know this thread was already posted on the news forum. DG
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Merge and move similar threads.
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Alcohol, a cannon, and a mobile home.

    What could possibly go wrong?

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    This certainly seems to bolster the opinion that there is a distinct correlation between IQ and income.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billebouy View Post
    Alcohol, a cannon, and a mobile home.

    What could possibly go wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by billebouy View Post
    Alcohol, a cannon, and a mobile home.

    What could possibly go wrong?
    Sounds like a good time!

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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Hey y'all watch this!!
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    Perhaps he will find a new girlfriend in prison.

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    Myth busters are professionals and look what happened to them, there lucky no one was killed in there mishap.
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    I got chewed out for picking up a bottle of rifle powder for my cannon at the local hunting/fishing shop. They told me the rifle powder would blow the sumbitch, let alone flash. I guess we all learn somehow. Too bad for him the redneck's at our tackle shop weren't around to tell him otherwise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jumpin View Post
    Myth busters are professionals and look what happened to them, there lucky no one was killed in there mishap.
    What mishap?

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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    When their cannon ball went into someone's house a few months back.
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Mythbusters were shooting a cannon in livermore ca, and they hit some houses about 4 miles away, and they knew the cannon had a 5 mile range. Some body messed up. Bad aim or too much powder.
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Oh wow, I watch that show all the time. I'm surprised I missed this.

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    I don't think they aired that episode yet or if they ever will.
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    Default Re: Fireworks powder in homemade cannon

    Something tells me this cat has more tattoo's than teeth, which would explain why he's still alive!

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    Quote Originally Posted by QMAN View Post
    Perhaps he will find a new girlfriend in prison.

    Holy Shit Q. You have to warn a guy before posting something like that!! Good thing my morning OJ was finished!
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