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Submission + - Studying the Internal Ballistics of a Combustion Driven Potato Cannon (arxiv.org)

LiavK writes: 'Potatoes launched with acetylene were also destructive to wooden boards and plastic objects initially employed as backstops before transitioning to 6mm thick steel plate..'

Son, you need to get yourself some acetylene. Just one of the conclusions reached by a team US Air Force researchers studying the efficacy of different combustible propellents in potato cannons.

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Studying the Internal Ballistics of a Combustion Driven Potato Cannon

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