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Backyard ballistics : build potato cannons, paper match rockets, Cincinnati fire kites, tennis ball mortars, and more dynamite devices / William Gurstelle.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 531.55 G981b, 2012 (Text) 33126018238166 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781613740644
  • ISBN: 1613740646
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 210 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Expanded and even more explosive."
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Keeping safety in mind -- The potato cannon -- Back porch rocketry -- The Cincinnati fire kite -- Greek fire and the catapult -- The tennis ball mortar -- The sublimator -- The flinger -- Pnewton's petard -- The powder keg -- The dry cleaner bag balloon -- The carbide cannon -- The electromagnetic pipe gun -- The ballistic pendulum.
Summary, etc.:
"This bestsellling guide has been expanded and updated, enabling ordinary folks to construct even more exciting ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops than ever before"--Cover p. [4].
Subject: Science > Experiments.
Ballistics > Experiments.

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