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    Wink TICK TOCK

    TICK TOCK, TICK TOCK, TICK TOCK!!!


    Getting the "BIG" sling shot and rubber band out of storage. Got to check the compass. I think a heading of 94 degrees, or there abouts, should be good. Will check range with a couple of cases of OS.

    Stay tuned.

    Karl

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    94? Ha! Can't be me then. No need for a helmet on this side of the Mississippi.
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    The last time I saw that TICK TOCK stuff...I had reason to be nervous but 94 degrees puts it way east of me! Whew!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Fitzgerald View Post
    The last time I saw that TICK TOCK stuff...I had reason to be nervous but 94 degrees puts it way east of me! Whew!
    But, this is a BIG sling shot and rubber band Ken.

    First test tomorrow, weather permitting, and as long as the jet stream co-operates.

    Karl
    Last edited by Karl Laustrup; 08-05-2007 at 02:47 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karl Laustrup View Post
    But, this is a BIG sling shot and rubber band Ken.

    First test tomorrow, weather permitting, and as long as the jet stream co-operates.

    Karl
    Uh....Karl.......The jet stream blows generally from the west to the east with some slight north/south variations......But it should aid you if you truly are shooting at 94 degrees!

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    Well, I can only think of one thing involving big rubber bands and the jet stream! I'm waiting patiently to see if I'm right!

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    I got a pretty good idea Exactlywhere he is aiming for....


    Bring it on Cheesehead!
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    Well, the first test is complete. It did not go well at all..

    Seems I made an error in figuring direction.

    98 degrees should be a wee bit closer. Amazing how just a few degrees can make such a big difference the further one goes from the launch point.

    I was also scared to put too much tension on the rubber band seeing as how it's been in storage for over a year. It seems to have held up well. and thank goodness it hit in a vacant field. Of course that vacant field was about 3 miles west of Lake Michigan. No injuries I'm happy to report. The missle was consumed though.

    Next test will be conducted tomorrow. I have to put some conditioner on the rubber band and check for cracks in the sling shot. If all looks well we'll wind her up a little tighter.

    Tune in tomorrow.

    Karl

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    Hey Larry....given Karl don't have a clue where he is sending those projectiles and how far they might travel, especially using a old propelling device...I got a word of advice for ya....


    Duck!
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