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Paintball Gun + Driveway Gravel = Good Times

PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2004 4:50 am
by Paul Southworth
Has anyone tried this or something similar? I would think this would be a potentially lethal (or certainly at least painful) experiment.

I should give a prize to the first person who posts pictures of such an experiment...

Disclaimer: Prize may be crappy. Not responsible for loss of sight, hearing, or testicles.

PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2004 7:49 am
by RichK
I don't think it would work. I think the gravel wouldn't form a tight enough seal inside the barrel of the gun and the CO2 would puff right around it.
But hey, all my gun learnin' comes from Junkyard Wars, the History Channel, and Discovery so theory vs. application are two different things.

PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2004 8:23 am
by Paul Southworth
Perhaps we could empty a paintball, and refill it with gravel.

PROCEED AS PLANNED

PostPosted: Thu May 20, 2004 3:45 am
by Imperator Severn
Remember to videotape it so you can sell to "American Shooter" if the results are good, or "Real TV" if you smash your nuts.

PostPosted: Fri May 21, 2004 2:15 am
by Major Tom
I wish I knew you fellows before my nads were gravelsniped...


...sounds like I might've at LEAST gotten an autograph out of it...

PostPosted: Fri May 21, 2004 3:58 am
by Imperator Severn
Gravelsnipers make me think of Charlemagne.

PostPosted: Fri May 21, 2004 2:06 pm
by LCARS
Traditionally, you'd freeze the paint balls in order to turn the gun into a lethal weapon.

Also, Salt + BB Gun = Fun way to kill flying insects.

PostPosted: Sat May 22, 2004 5:37 pm
by Imperator Severn
You mean crushed rock salt, or the finer grain kind?

PostPosted: Sun May 23, 2004 11:55 am
by LCARS
Normal fine-grained table salt. You want it to be a fine cloud of unimaginable ruin.