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The Punkin Chunkin World Record

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The world record distance for hurling a pumpkin (called punkin chunkin) was set again by an air cannon called Aludium Q-36 Pumpkin Modulator in 2001 at the Morton Pumpkin Festival, Illinois. The 36,000-pound cannon constructed by Brad Livek has a barrel 80 feet long and fired a 10 pound pumpkin 4,860 feet.

Posted:  2002-10-26  12:18:33 PM

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