The Screaming Vortex: Fan - Powered Vehicle


Introduction: The Screaming Vortex: Fan - Powered Vehicle

This is the Screaming Vortex, a giant human-powered vehicle that uses 7-foot fanblades to propel people down the railroad tracks. This footage is from the Handcar Regatta in Santa Rosa, California.



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    Thats really cool! I wouldn't want to end up in front of it though...

    That is pretty cool! It looks exhausting though :P

    this would be cool, I think, if we could actually SEE the way the vehicle was built and works like in an INSTRUCTABLE

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    Here's a photo gallery of all the steps I took to make it:

    As you scrool down and click NEXT, you will go further back in time all the way to the building of the blade hubs.