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Posted: 7/3/2003 7:05:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/3/2003 7:14:43 PM EDT by The_Beer_Slayer]
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:13:40 PM EDT
I've seen mini-documentaries on this on the Discovery Channel or something similar. Looks like a LOT of fun....except these guys were launching anvils 100 ft + in the air. IIRC, competitions of such have a bit of history in the U.S. I'd love to do it. I may be a Bedwetting Yuppie, buy I'm a Redneck Wannabe at heart.
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:28:51 PM EDT
Video? Pics? I'd love to see guys launching anvils up in the air! (and I know a few I'd like to see an anvil land on, cartoon style) [:D]
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:29:52 PM EDT
Blackpower + bowling balls = Redneck fun!! Denton "Three fingers" Young
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:33:30 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Denton_T_Young: Blackpower + bowling balls = Redneck fun!! Denton "Three fingers" Young
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Were you at the March AR15.com Casa Grande shoot too?
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:38:08 PM EDT
Wasn't me. You have me confused with another redneck. [:E]
Link Posted: 7/3/2003 7:48:34 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 7/4/2003 6:03:16 AM EDT
Man, all my neighbors suck.
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 6:10:42 AM EDT
how's that quote go? "..Hey, watch this! " [lol]
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:03:46 AM EDT
someone had a video posted here a while ago in the video, the guy had two anvils one on top of the other with some powder in between it launched the thing a good 100 feet up in the air awsome
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:08:29 AM EDT
oh i thought you meant advil nevermind
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:16:43 AM EDT
I have never shot an anvil but I have sh*t a brick before![BD] I had a neighbor that would shoot bags filled with acetelyne! It make'm many booms! BigDozer66
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:44:41 AM EDT
Come on now, this is educational fun! the purpose was to measure the quality of blasting powder. You would time the duration of the event. A measured quantity of powder was used and the time was a great indicator of the strength. Now I haven't done it but I have set off CO2 cartridges filled with flash powder under inverted 5 gallon paint buckets. Bigger boom and dangerous frags. I do NOT recommend this at all!
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:57:52 AM EDT
Originally Posted By 7IDL: how's that quote go? "..Hey, watch this! " [lol]
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You forgot the "y'all" The quote goes as such, "Hey y'all, hold my beer and watch this"
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 7:59:07 AM EDT
[url]http://www.mississippitalking.msstate.edu/issue-03/anvil/[/url] [img]http://www.museumofappalachia.com/July_41.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 8:05:54 AM EDT
What are you guys paying for anvils, these days? I've heard they can cost anywhere from $1 to $5 per pound... there's a renewed interest in them among blacksmith and old tools types...
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 8:29:18 AM EDT
only 10' means--- NEED MORE POWDER!
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 8:41:34 AM EDT
Harbor Freight sells cast iron anvils for $50. P/N: 00806-2csa Buy a few of them and piss off the UPS guy!
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 9:25:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/4/2003 9:28:35 AM EDT by ZRH]
Dude my anvil cost $1000. I would shoot someone if they blew it up. [edited to add] Its a 200 pounder made in England. Wrought iron with a piece of hard steel forge welded to the top. You can buy QUALITY blacksmithing supplies here: [url]http://www.centaurforge.com/[/url]
Link Posted: 7/4/2003 9:46:02 AM EDT
Originally Posted By 7IDL: how's that quote go? "..Hey, watch this! " [lol]
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[i]"Paging Mr Darwin, Mr Charles Darwin..."[/i] But then, I've been known to play with black powder mortars. And, no, it wasn't me at the AR15.com shoot at Casa Grande that launched the bowling ball stright up at the firing line.... [:O]
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