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Old 01-14-2004, 07:18 PM   #1
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bang..bang..

last fall while out in washington state...i missed the opportunity to find out about a clam gun....can anybody explain the operation, or provide a plan to build one....
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Old 01-14-2004, 07:25 PM   #2
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A clam gun involves no explosives. It is a 3 to 4 inch diameter pipe about 36 " long. It's threaded on one end and capped. It has a T-handle welded to the pipe cap and a 1/4 " hole drilled in cap (that you can reach with your thumb).

Principle: Find a clam snorkel sticking out of sand, push gun over clam snorkle as far as you can, cover thumb hole and pull.

It is a suction device!

Screwing up your face just right whilst applying gun to clam may help process. Prayer might also be useful....

Do not try this at home!
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Old 01-14-2004, 07:37 PM   #3
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thanx janet...so you mean to tell me this new technology works better than a shovel?
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