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The contents of the cottage cheese container is Boomerite surrounding a cardboard tube containing glass frit around a copper bar. The bottom of the cardboard tube makes contact with the bottom of the cottage cheese container.

Take a guess which direction the bar will travel when the Boomerite detonates.

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If you guessed slightly up and to the right you would be correct. See the red circle in the picture above.

The backstory is that Ry was trying to make a piece of art. It was mostly a failure.

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Next time it will be a five gallon bucket instead of a three pound cottage cheese container. Oh, and we will be about 250 yards away so Ry won’t have to worry about it coming out of orbit on top of him.

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