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In this instructable I am going to teach how to make a rocket out of a soda can. It really simple to create and only takes a minute or two.
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Step 1: Gather Your Materials

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For this quick project you need:
1 Empty Soda Can
1 Pair of Scissors
1 Fire Cracker
Lighter or Matches

Step 2: Cut Up the Can

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Now take your scissors and cut the can in half.

Step 3: Strip The Cracker (That was not supposed to be a Joke)

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Now you need to take apart the fire cracker leaving only one cracker left connected to the main fuse. Then Slip it in the drinking hole of the soda can and connect both sides of the can to each other.

Step 4: Take er out side

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Now take the soda can out side and set the can with hole facing down and the fuse sticking out the side. Then light it and run like hell.

Update: Youtube took down my video because it said it was inappropriate. WTF mate. I looked there code of conduct and it talks about not making bombs. Maybe it was taken down because of that. It makes me really made that they took it down!!! So I uploaded it google video!

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Joer14 (at) gmail.com
Music for video by my twin brother. He is only 13 years old.
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turbogunz5 years ago
god flamin damn it firecrackers are banned in the uk
hg341 turbogunz4 years ago
have you read the wheel of time?you sound like mat...
use a small french banger that shuld work
I know tons of people have said this but cool idea and excellent music
Kryptonite6 years ago
Ahh can't wait till Summer when I can do this again! Sadly it doesn't work in the cold of winter.
cololoman6 years ago
my kids will love this! is there a way i can download the video
Kryptonite6 years ago
If your twin brother is 13, then you're 13... you don't look it in the pictures. Oh well, I'm not judging, just being observational. Hey where would I be able to get the music any way? It's really good.
joejoerowley (author)  Kryptonite6 years ago
This tutorial is two years old. I'm 15 now but I was 13 at the time.
oh ok. it's good music anyway! :D
eshimo8 years ago
zildjian rocks man! i use all zildjian symbols
what symbols man? post an instruct about em.
He means "cymbals" for a drumset.
oh do you know where i can find some symbols?the funny signs that mean stuff i meani have a slight obsession with all things like that espicaly old norce
for reference go to http://www.symbols.com/
(I dont know anything about them. I just googled it.)
that one dosent work but thx anyway
really? It worked on my computer.
like hyrogliphics? do you know that JRR tolkein had an obsession with symbols, laguages and creating languages too?
Well, yeah he did make his own language... like a complete thing.
not what i mean its for a book and modern symbols. im looking for ainchent symbols
joejoerowley (author)  eshimo8 years ago
There great!!!!!!
pyrorocker6 years ago
dude can u get your brother to send me some of his songs? He rocks!!
I have Zildjian cymbals on my kit! w00t
Noodle god6 years ago
Dont have as fire cracker =(
codongolev7 years ago
they make cymbals, right?
joejoerowley (author)  codongolev7 years ago
YES! I rock!
i did this last night..way before i saw this but...it byfar is the best use with a firecracker...our's went about 60-70 feet in the air...no joke....very cool....
i accidenally burnt myself :(
joejoerowley (author)  halomaster0077 years ago
I'm sorry.
senga7 years ago
nice music
joejoerowley (author)  senga7 years ago
pyro PJ7 years ago
Wow, bro. I figured out you don't even need to cut the can in half. Sweet project, though!! p.s. I hit a telephone wire!
joejoerowley (author)  pyro PJ7 years ago
Great! Very Cool! Thanks
dano0777 years ago
yo that is a sick rocket thx bra
joejoerowley (author)  dano0777 years ago
Thanks :)
cballer1237 years ago
i thing this rocket is a cool thing because i like fire
joejoerowley (author)  cballer1237 years ago
Thanks. Fire is fun!
Biotele8 years ago
I like the music. He should post them.
dont u thing this looks cool
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