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Coffee Smasher

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When your NRA club has a gathering, using a traditional burr or blade grinder to make the grounds for coffee just won't do. Instead, the guests will be impressed when you pulverize the beans by smashing them together at high velocity. This Coffee Smasher consists of two high powered air rifles aimed directly at one another, and positioned such that the pair of simultaneously shot coffee beans collide inside a clear polycarbonate sphere. Pull the trigger quickly to demonstrate individual shots, or hold it longer to fire bursts. Once sufficient coffee powder has been produced, open the sphere and use the badger hair duster to brush it into the coffee maker.

(This idea is the hasty re-writing of a quickly deleted Coffee Bean Accelerator idea that turned out to have been previously thunk.)

swimswim, Sep 07 2011

Custard powder explosion http://www.youtube....watch?v=EpGZG3N0hGI
Possible analog to coffee powder explosion [Whistlebritches, Sep 08 2011]

Coffee Bean Collider (Google Cache) http://webcache.goo...hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
It was destroyed in a collision with prior art. [swimswim, Sep 08 2011]

Would they then combine into one? Two_20Cups_20Of_20Coffee
[RayfordSteele, Sep 13 2011]

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       Is this suitable for escargot hunting meets?
ye_river_xiv, Sep 07 2011
  

       //This idea is the hasty re-writing of a quickly deleted Coffee Bean Accelerator idea that turned out to have been previously thunk//   

       Can we get a link to that? That sounds awesome.
DIYMatt, Sep 07 2011
  

       Fermacino ?
FlyingToaster, Sep 07 2011
  

       [+] Projectile weapons.
8th of 7, Sep 07 2011
  

       + How many shots would it take to make a pot?
xandram, Sep 07 2011
  

       One potshot.
swimswim, Sep 07 2011
  

       A great use for the soon-to-be-retired Fermilab.
RayfordSteele, Sep 07 2011
  

       That this is not available in a single mug-shot is grounds for refusion.   

       Adjust the muzzle velocities so that the heat of impact flash roasts the produced particles. Careful adjustment would provide graduated degrees of roast. For entertainment purposes, very high velocities should produce ignition of the powder resulting in explosions that would appeal to the NRA crowd. <link>
Whistlebritches, Sep 08 2011
  

       I'm with [DIYMatt], where's the accelerator?!
theleopard, Sep 08 2011
  

       For Leo and DIY, see the linked Google Cache record.
swimswim, Sep 08 2011
  

       Coffee cannon. Coffee mortar. Coffee blunderbuss. Coffee RPG.   

       Just heading the clones off at the pass.
BunsenHoneydew, Sep 10 2011
  

       Napalm-roasted coffee ? "Straight from the bush to your mug …"
8th of 7, Sep 10 2011
  

       //Napalm-roasted coffee//   

       Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore: I love the smell of coffee in the morning. Smells like... victory.
theleopard, Sep 13 2011
  

       Bunsen, you forgot the two-cups smasher. As a matter of fact, Fermilab might solve our two-cups of the same coffee philosophical debate...
RayfordSteele, Sep 13 2011
  
      
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