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Roook: I'd forgive a cannonball knocking a hole in my house as long as they paid for the repairs and let me make out with Kari
poonesfarm: Mythbusters, you say?[img825.imageshack.us image 680x382]
vossiewulf: I think that's the M1841 6 pounder bronze field gun, painted black. They're lucky they didn't decide to use the main field guns of the Civil War, which were the 12 pounder bronze Napoleon, 10 pounder Parrott, and 3 inch Ordnance Rifle, all of which would have done considerably more damage. I also am stumped as to why they didn't understand that round solid shot was often intentionally fired low so it would skip off the ground and continue to bounce for many hundreds of yards through advancing troops. And that having a ramp-like backstop was a really bad plan. They usually do their research and think through what they're doing much better than that.Actually, maybe not. They did after all set off a 12 foot long liquid fueled rocket INSIDE their shop and were surprised when it about burned the whole place down.
vossiewulf: I think that's the M1841 6 pounder bronze field gun, painted black.
vpb: This has got to be a cool episode.
Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: Personally, I can't wait for Breaking Bad to get the Mythbusters treatment.
louiedog: You want to see if Adam can wander into a store naked and convince everyone he's experiencing a fugue state?