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this is just a quick instruction on a super simple way to build black powder rockets for beginners they flay high and are

super fun be safe and vote for me :)

Step 1: Tools

tools

i made the coring tools by my self with a nail a dowel and a drill i think by looking at the pictures you could figure that out

other than that all you need is a hammer some pvc to fit over the dowel and spoon

i made the black powder at home i will make a instructible on that later

Step 2: The Nozzle

i hammered clay dust and sand into the bottom of the tube before adding a small amount of water if you have bentanite clay don't bother with the water

Step 3: Fuel

now drop some milled black powder into the tube and hammer, repeat until you have a hard core up to just above the top of your nail/coring device.

Step 4: End Plug

after the fuel is in and packed hard ad around a 1/4 inch clay to the top using a shorter piece of dowel than before

Step 5: Fuse and Removal

i had some extra cotton twine lying around so i rubbed the remaining black powder in to it and it burned nicely

to remove the rocket just twist and pull up till it comes off

Step 6: Launch Prep

just before launch check all the plugs and nozzle for cracks put in the fuze

also tape a long strate stick or dowels to the rocket and cut it until it balances

Step 7: Firing!!!!

to fire insert fuse with some extra black powder and light always be safe and watch from far back

any chance you'll post how you made the powder?<br>thanks!
<p>How high did it end up flying? Looks like it was fun to launch!</p>
we didn't measure it but around 70 feet <br><br>its not the best video sorry <br>

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