VERA: My very favorite gun

Harness the power of precision mixtures of pressurized flammable vapor. Safety first! These are advanced potato guns - not for the beginner.
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Sun Jul 08, 2012 1:34 pm

Holy... wow...

Why didn't anyone ask for more attention to this?

D_Hall if you would like/don't mind we could post something on the front page about this.
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Sun Jul 08, 2012 4:10 pm

It gets whatever attention it gets. I don't see a need to put it on the front page.
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:28 am

PCGUY wrote:D_Hall if you would like/don't mind we could post something on the front page about this.
A functioning PC displaying the front page will actually fit in the barrel...
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:01 am

Do it!
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:49 am

If this isnt front page material than what is??
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Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:12 pm

mattyzip77 wrote:If this isnt front page material than what is??
I know this thing is a monster.

Also people who are just starting spudfiles they will see it soon as they log on.
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Tue Jul 10, 2012 11:59 pm

mattyzip77 wrote:If this isnt front page material than what is??
If this site is to cater primarily to hobbyists - and I think it's safe to say that it does - then I think the front page should represent that which hobbyists can aspire to.

VERA is nothing that a hobbyist can realistically hope to replicate simply due to the infrastructure requirements to build her. Further, from a technical perspective, she's a very simple gun. As such, she neither represents something a hobbyist can aspire to build nor even get significant ideas from. Thus, I don't know that she belongs on the front page.

That gatling gun on the page right now? THAT SOB is impressive and it did - after all - win the popularity contest.
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Wed Jul 11, 2012 12:12 am

Very impressive, I would love to go head to head with my cannon hahahaha yeah right. That thing would spit out my cannon as a projectile.
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Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:27 am

D_Hall wrote:
mattyzip77 wrote:If this isnt front page material than what is??
If this site is to cater primarily to hobbyists - and I think it's safe to say that it does - then I think the front page should represent that which hobbyists can aspire to.

VERA is nothing that a hobbyist can realistically hope to replicate simply due to the infrastructure requirements to build her. Further, from a technical perspective, she's a very simple gun. As such, she neither represents something a hobbyist can aspire to build nor even get significant ideas from. Thus, I don't know that she belongs on the front page.

That gatling gun on the page right now? THAT SOB is impressive and it did - after all - win the popularity contest.
While it may be simple in design, it IS an impressive cannon, simply because no once has ever built one of that size. And the sound is immensely satisfying, it sounds like an alien weapon.. Quite awesome.
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Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:29 pm

Even still, if I had my choice to pick one, I would choose vera. Its a monstrosity!!
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:31 pm

I will never, and I mean never, do anything to make you even the slightest bit annoyed. Mainly because I want to keep all my body parts.
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Spudrookie wrote:I will never, and I mean never, do anything to make you even the slightest bit annoyed. Mainly because I want to keep all my body parts.
You could probably fit in the barrel. Just saying.
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:40 pm

Mr.Tallahassee wrote:You could probably fit in the barrel. Just saying.
Also, it's quite pricey per shot so I would be more afraid of those with cheaper means of termination at their disposal ;)
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:43 pm

I don't think you could define body parts if you were on the recieving end of this.

And JSR, $6000 is pretty cheap for such services.
/sarcasm, /hyperbole
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:49 pm

Zeus wrote:And JSR, $6000 is pretty cheap for such services.
As a launching service, no doubt it is relatively economical - that was the point after all - but as a means of disposing of someone, not really.

Although... hmmm, this is interesting.

Launching the victim into orbit would not give CSI much to go on...
hectmarr wrote:You have to make many weapons, because this field is long and short life
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