I have to dig up the rules sheet on this one. The constraints made this contest awesome. If memory serves, the constraints were:

No electricity

Device had to be, at most, 4'x4'x'4 in size

There were two contests:

1) Longest "drive"

2) "Closest to the pin" at 150yrds

 

 

 

 

Out of the gate, Brett shows his sneaky detachable air pump arm system to charge his air cannon. Ugh

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..me in disbelief

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Admiring the facial mockery I attached to my garage door spring powered device

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Jason's geared up, spring-powered club

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Nick's massive slingshot

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...the ladies lamenting their marital choices...

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...and a few shots with a bad iso setting

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Ryan goes for longest drive the legit way

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Earlier prototypes

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