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Old 19-05-2010, 13:10   #1
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Water Balloon Launcher

Just wondering....

Have any of you hoisted the Jolly Rodger, come along side your good buddies boat at about 50 yards, and used a rubber band type water balloon launcher to wake him up?

What? What? Its just a question...
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They work best if you fill the balloon with something other than water. My favorites are chocolate pudding or grape jello. You can use a funnel and a section of hose for this. Kind of like a reverse beer bong, where you fill the hose with the funnel on one end and then remove the funnel and blow the mix into a balloon on the end of the hose. Refrigerate and then put in a cooler on board.Once the balloon is loaded into the launcher, slice the balloon with a razor blade. It will pop off , leaving a balloon shaped projectile that will splatter upon impact and will not litter the water with balloon debris.
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We routinely instigate water fights in our beer can races. We also have a couple of pump guns that we fill from the water melted in the cooler.

Until we came up against a Beneteau 40 with a wash pump. We got creamed...
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