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Combustion Cannon
# 5A50.301
Description: a bottle with a rubber stopper has 2 screws stuck through the sides. the bottle is filled with a very small amount of methanol, stopped and shaken, then held near a Van De Graf generator. the resulting spark across the screws will cause the methanol vapor to explode, propelling the rubber stopper. note: same demo as 4B50.701

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