In fact, we can’t know for certain exactly what it was that Sherman was referring to because the first documented squirt gun wasn’t officially patented until a few decades later in 1896. That said, we can get a pretty good idea of what Sherman meant by looking at the earliest “USA Liquid Pistol.” via
What year was the squirt gun invented?
Inventor Lonnie Johnson had a Master's degree in nuclear engineering and was working for the Air Force in 1982 when he came up with the idea of a pressurized squirt gun. via
When was water guns made?
While the Super Soaker first hit toy store shelves in 1990, when it was known as the Power Drencher, it was actually first conceived in 1982, in the bathroom and basement of a NASA engineer named Lonnie Johnson. via
Why was the Super Soaker CPS 2000 banned?
The CPS 2000 is a 1996 CPS series Super Soaker that holds 3.1L of water. It is no longer available for purchase since its home line has been discontinued. It is one of the most valuable Super Soakers because of its sheer power, with its price reaching $200 USD in online auctions. via
How long have squirt guns been around?
While the oldest surviving example of a squirt gun dates to J.W. Wolff's June 30, 1896 patent, the oldest known reference to a squirt gun is dated thirty-one years prior, with General William T. via
What is the biggest Super Soaker?
The Super Soaker XXP275 remains the largest single-piece water blaster even manufactured. Sporting dual nozzles and a 2700mL (90oz.) reservoir, this blaster could outsoak and outlast most other water guns during its time. via
How much is the original Super Soaker worth?
The first Super Soakers went on sale in the summer of 1989. And, by today's standards, they are pretty tame. Most hold comparatively small quantities of water. But fans of these water guns, driven by healthy doses of nostalgia, have paid as much as $600 for a vintage Super Soaker. via
What is the best Super Soaker water gun?
How do you draw a squirt gun? (video)
Why was Super Soaker banned?
Hasbro Recalls Super Soaker XP 20 and XP 30 Water Blasters Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban; Sold Exclusively at Target | CPSC.gov. via
Who made the first Super Soaker?
Super Soaker via
What happened to the original Super Soaker water guns?
2009 was the disappearance of the "Super Soaker" brand, replaced now with "Nerf Super Soaker"; Super Soaker gets officially "Nerf"-ed. Borrowing heavily from the stylistic elements found in Nerf dart guns, the new Nerf Super Soaker line brought a more technical, serious look to the water blaster line. via