In the rare instance where a gas-powered potato gun or a pump-action slingshot may be considered "overkill," might I suggest the less-than-lethal Bungee Bazooka?

Built from four-inch PVC piping, therapy resistance tubing, with various fasteners and hardware, this shoulder-fired slingshot can launch a bevy of projectiles—from custom-built Styrofoam darts and tennis balls to eggs and assorted fruits and vegetables.

Seamster, the bazooka's creator, has posted step-by-step directions for building your own over at Instructables.


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