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 Vikas Kamat is a programmer- entrepreneur living in Birmingham AL. This blog is a complex mix of Indian culture, life in southern USA, computer sciences, and sports. Opinions are his own.
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Fun with Potato Gun

You can't write enough about men and their obsession with machines.

One of the most fun I've had recently was at a party where an engineer brought with him a potato gun that he'd built. It was amazing -- no moving parts, and you actually use vegetables as the bullets! 

We tried to shoot tomatoes, zucchini, apples, and cucumbers. I was surprised by its power, as I smashed the target with a mere cucumber (shown below).


Not a Stinger, but a Spud!

Warning: Potato guns (a.k.a tuber launching devices)  might be illegal where you live.

• How to build a Potato Gun
• Fun with Vegetables

Picnic in the Sun

This is my latest creation...

© Vikas Kamat
Picnic in the Sun
Picnic in the Sun
by Vikas Kamat, March 2003
Acrylic on Canvas, 9" X 12"
Original Cyrille et sa mère à Marquayrol, été by Henri Martin (1860-1943)

(Comments Disabled for Now. Sorry!)First Written: Monday, March 3, 2003
Last Modified: 3/3/2003
Tags: VKPainting

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