Instructables: exploring - rockets - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:06:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY RC Fireworks Ignition System http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Fireworks-Detonator-less-than-/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 08:17:33 PDT
Mentos and Diet Coke Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Mentos-and-Diet-Coke-Rocket/
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Mon, 25 Sep 2006 18:26:31 PDT
PVC Rocket with Vinegar and Baking Soda Fuel http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Rocket-With-Vinegar-and-Baking-Soda-Fuel/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 07:47:22 PDT
DIY Stomp Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Stomp-Rockets/
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:19:47 PDT
GoPro Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/GoPro-Model-Rocket/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:29:47 PDT
Make your PC look like a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-PC-look-like-a-Mac-1/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2008 00:12:50 PST
water rocket launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/water-rocket-launcher/
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Wed, 14 Nov 2007 11:26:18 PST
Make Your Own Model Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Model-Rocket/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:17 PDT
How To Make Rocket Candy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Rocket-Candy-1/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:38:58 PDT
Paper Rocket with Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Rocket-with-Launcher/
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Sun, 17 Jun 2007 16:54:34 PDT
baking soda and vinegar rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/baking-soda-and-vinegar-rocket/
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Sun, 17 Jun 2007 14:54:44 PDT
Homemade Cannon Fuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Cannon-Fuse/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 14:50:20 PDT
Flying Paper Rocket in 9 easy steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Paper-Rocket-in-9-easy-steps/
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Fri, 20 Nov 2015 06:05:12 PST
How To Make A Paper Cracker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Paper-Cracker/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 22:27:49 PDT
Alcohol Bottle Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Bottle-Rocket-1/
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 16:02:20 PDT
Mini rocket launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-rocket-launcher-1/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 08:54:17 PDT
Straw Rocket Launcher - V 1.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Rocket-Launcher-V-11/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:42:44 PDT
How To Build a Generic Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-a-Generic-Air-Cannon/
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Thu, 25 Mar 2010 18:37:57 PDT
Sparkler bomb http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkler-rocket-fountain/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:56:35 PDT
Scratch Built Model Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Scratch-Built-Model-Rocket/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 08:17:43 PDT
Exploding Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Exploding-Screwdriver/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 13:32:59 PDT
Supersonic Rocket - Mach My Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Supersonic-Rocket-Mach-My-Day/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 00:03:24 PDT
How to build a huge water rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-huge-water-rocket/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 04:04:04 PDT
How to Build a Model Rocket Launch Controller With a Removable Key http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Model-Rocket-Launch-Controller-With/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:09:06 PDT
Tea Bag Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Bag-Rockets/
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:42:57 PDT
Make A Hybrid Rocket Engine With Pasta, Hydrogen Peroxide, And Yeast http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Hybrid-Rocket-Engine-With-This-Easy-Experim/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:05:15 PST
How To Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Matchbox-Rocket-Launching-Kit/
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By: The King of Random

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:44:04 PST
SodaJet Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/SodaJet-Rockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:50:19 PST
"To Infinity & Beyond!" [Making a Correx SpacePod to boldly go to Space and back] http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Infinity-Beyond-Making-a-Correx-SpacePod-to-bol/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:53:08 PST
Model Rocket Ignition and Launch Pad for less than $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-Ignition-and-Launch-Pad-for-less-than/
Model Rocket Ignition and Launch Pad for less than $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/16E1/I20VQYE4/F6S16E1I20VQYE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/16E1/I20VQYE4/F6S16E1I20VQYE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/16E1/I20VQYE4/F6S16E1I20VQYE4.SMALL.jpg CameronG2 This is a simple Instructable, teaching you how to build your very own model rocket launch pad and ignition system. The reason I've made this Instructable is because most launch systems are very costly, up to $75 or more extra for a kit with one. You also cannot ignite the engines using a flame, due...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 14:29:43 PST
How to Make a Match Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Match-Rocket-3/
How to Make a Match Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/OQLO/I1TPWL4L/FK6OQLOI1TPWL4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/OQLO/I1TPWL4L/FK6OQLOI1TPWL4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/OQLO/I1TPWL4L/FK6OQLOI1TPWL4L.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a simple match rocket. It is made from common materials and only takes a few minutes of preparation. This is an easy and fun project when you are bored. A match rocket is an extremely simple rocket to construct and launch. It demonstrates many principles of rocketry, basic jet pro...
By: Von Malegowski

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:21 PDT
How to Launch a Rocket to Space: Inside BURPG Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Launch-a-Rocket-to-Space-Inside-BURPG-Part-/
How to Launch a Rocket to Space: Inside BURPG Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/U8P3/I0HYNRYC/FOKU8P3I0HYNRYC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/U8P3/I0HYNRYC/FOKU8P3I0HYNRYC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/U8P3/I0HYNRYC/FOKU8P3I0HYNRYC.SMALL.jpg JoeBeau This is going to be more of a blogg-ish entry about the Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group. Unfortunately, since we are building a pretty big rocket, the technical details are a little hush-hush. But we are trying to raise awareness of our project in the DIY world, hoping to inspire others to...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:29:20 PDT
Make A Soda Bottle Rocket Mortar Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Bottle-Rocket-Mortar-Launcher/
Make A Soda Bottle Rocket Mortar Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/6EMQ/I0A571VJ/FR56EMQI0A571VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/6EMQ/I0A571VJ/FR56EMQI0A571VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/6EMQ/I0A571VJ/FR56EMQI0A571VJ.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight In this video I build an upgraded mortar style housing for my Soda Bottle Rocket Launchers!The design I build in this video was primarily pieced together from spare parts lying around in my garage from past projects. Some PVC from an old potato cannon, a metal strip used to support my aluminum cruci...
By: NightHawkInLight

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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:33:31 PDT
How to Dramatically Demonstrate a Combustion Reaction (Whoosh Bottle Experiment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Alcohol-Rocket-Engine/
How to Dramatically Demonstrate a Combustion Reaction (Whoosh Bottle Experiment) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/EUG1/FBU346UR/FDQEUG1FBU346UR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/EUG1/FBU346UR/FDQEUG1FBU346UR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/EUG1/FBU346UR/FDQEUG1FBU346UR.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com The demonstration is performed with a dry five-gallon (20-Litre)water jug. A volume of 5.0 mL of methanol is added to the jug. The jug is capped and shaken for 30 seconds. After removing the top, excess ethanol is shaken from the jug, and placed in a stoppered container away from the demonstration t...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2008 09:52:02 PST
Oxy-Propane Potato Gun on Steroids http://www.instructables.com/id/Oxy-Propane-Potato-Gun-on-Steroids/
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By: HowToLou

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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 07:19:27 PST
Soda Bottle Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Bottle-Rocket-Launcher-1/
Soda Bottle Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/R5ZE/HYZX0JWD/F39R5ZEHYZX0JWD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/R5ZE/HYZX0JWD/F39R5ZEHYZX0JWD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/R5ZE/HYZX0JWD/F39R5ZEHYZX0JWD.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight Some of you that have followed me for a while might recognize this project as an upgraded version of my water bottle rocket launcher, seen in this video. While the old design was the cause of quite a few singed arm hairs, this new model is much more pleasant to use due to the new blast shield as wel...
By: NightHawkInLight

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:19:07 PDT
Foldable winged water rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-winged-water-rocket/
Foldable winged water rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/2NDX/HVDU3RFW/F5M2NDXHVDU3RFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/2NDX/HVDU3RFW/F5M2NDXHVDU3RFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/2NDX/HVDU3RFW/F5M2NDXHVDU3RFW.SMALL.jpg Faasje As a young boy or girl you may have experimented with water rockets. They are fast, they go high, they are awesome. But I asked myself, what if I put wings on a water rocket? Then the wings should be foldable or else they would compromise the launch. With this in mind I created a winged water rocket...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:55:14 PDT
40mm Burst Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/40mm-Burst-Cannon/
40mm Burst Cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/PL9H/HV9HUT3A/FF7PL9HHV9HUT3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/PL9H/HV9HUT3A/FF7PL9HHV9HUT3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/PL9H/HV9HUT3A/FF7PL9HHV9HUT3A.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng This little cannon is powered by bursting a rubber diaphragm with a bicycle pump. I cut the diaphragms from an old bicycle inner tube. You can double them up or burst one at a time. It uses 40mm foam practice golf balls for ammo. You can also use it with just the pump but it doesn't fire with near a...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 13:57:06 PDT
Water Bottle Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Rockets-1/
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Thu, 24 Mar 2011 06:47:24 PDT
2 Liter Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Liter-Rocket/
2 Liter Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/CNVL/IDRP3MC8/FAJCNVLIDRP3MC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/CNVL/IDRP3MC8/FAJCNVLIDRP3MC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/CNVL/IDRP3MC8/FAJCNVLIDRP3MC8.SMALL.jpg Hammock Boy Looking for something exciting to do? Try building a water powered rocket out of a 2 liter soda bottle! This can be completed in less than half an hour with simple household materials.Materials: 1 Two liter bottle Cardboard Card stock (or construction paper) 1 Cork 1 Schrader needle (commo...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 16:41:37 PST
Water Rocket Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Project-1/
Water Rocket Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/F2QJ/HUZKERBD/FPOF2QJHUZKERBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/F2QJ/HUZKERBD/FPOF2QJHUZKERBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/F2QJ/HUZKERBD/FPOF2QJHUZKERBD.SMALL.jpg mtairymd Water rockets are used in school/scouting/4-H presentations to help students understand the principles of aeronautics. This project is geared towards middle school aged students. However, the project has been given to high school students and they enjoy it as well. Everyone is happy to get out of ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:38:55 PDT
Water Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-5/
Water Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/6QAL/HUHFTBWH/FI86QALHUHFTBWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/6QAL/HUHFTBWH/FI86QALHUHFTBWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/6QAL/HUHFTBWH/FI86QALHUHFTBWH.SMALL.jpg JoeGadget The combination of water, compressed air, and a plastic soda bottle serves as a great source of propulsion for a backyard rocket (assuming you have a big back yard).  Typical versions of these rockets involve taping or gluing on the nose cone and fins which can be challenging to keep attached and ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 06:05:19 PDT
Make a Mini Missile Launcher! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mini-Missile-Launcher/
Make a Mini Missile Launcher! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/S601/HSPP7DLT/FABS601HSPP7DLT.SMALL.jpg mist8k Today I'm going to show you how to build this simple but powerful mini missile launcher !! Great fun!
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:06:47 PDT
Be an Aeronautical Scientist: Make your Own Jet Engine for a few Pennies. http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-an-Aeronautical-Scientist%3a-Make-your-Own-Jet-En/
Be an Aeronautical Scientist: Make your Own Jet Engine for a few Pennies. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2MD4/9G9EXCFO3KR/FS72MD49G9EXCFO3KR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2MD4/9G9EXCFO3KR/FS72MD49G9EXCFO3KR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/2MD4/9G9EXCFO3KR/FS72MD49G9EXCFO3KR.SMALL.jpg Kiteman You can make a real jet engine for five minute's work and the price of a spoonful of meths - how cool is that?!? I doubt there's a better way to re-use all those jars under the sink. Much more fun than a trip to the bottle bank. Materials and equipment. Stuff I had lying around: Pasta sauce jar...
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Thu, 15 Feb 2007 04:03:59 PST
Model Tardis Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Flying-Tardis/
Model Tardis Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/LDNJ/HKZAVS5N/FL2LDNJHKZAVS5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/LDNJ/HKZAVS5N/FL2LDNJHKZAVS5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/LDNJ/HKZAVS5N/FL2LDNJHKZAVS5N.SMALL.jpg Ma77h3w Rocket Powered Tardis While we wait for a new season of Doctor Who, why not build a Tardis?? This isn't just any Tardis, this one is rocket powered! A rocket motor housing for model rocket engines such as A-D series Estes. This includes transparent detachable fins for flight stability. A parachute...
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 05:05:27 PDT
How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Soda-Pop-Bottle-Rocket-Launcher/
How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/45GJ/HKPX4LGH/FL845GJHKPX4LGH.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Build a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher So we were having a work picnic and we wanted to have some kinda geeky fun ... a Soda Pop Bottle Rocket Launch was suggested....problem is we didn't have a launcher and the picnic was coming up soon!! Never fear, master builder Wireb to the rescue...he...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 06:00:33 PDT
Kid Friendly Film Canister Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Friendly-Film-Canister-Rocket/
Kid Friendly Film Canister Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/P9U2/HJKC2WNF/F78P9U2HJKC2WNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/P9U2/HJKC2WNF/F78P9U2HJKC2WNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/P9U2/HJKC2WNF/F78P9U2HJKC2WNF.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club A rocket that is kid friendly and fun to make.  We have seen many kids enjoy this project. Not only do they like the loud pop and seeing their rockets go up, they take great pride in building their own rocket. The rocket can be just for fun or can be a great opportunity to learn / discuss some sci...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 19:13:03 PDT
Design and build a rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-build-a-rocket/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 13:44:14 PDT
Fireworks Igniter http://www.instructables.com/id/Fireworks-Igniter/
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Tue, 16 Jun 2009 21:22:40 PDT
Homemade bottle rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-bottle-rockets/
Homemade bottle rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/2ONP/F4TLKVHS/F9Y2ONPF4TLKVHS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/2ONP/F4TLKVHS/F9Y2ONPF4TLKVHS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/2ONP/F4TLKVHS/F9Y2ONPF4TLKVHS.SMALL.jpg goawayndstay A while back my friend asked an easy way to make a bottle rocket .....so this Instructable was bornMake sure to wear the proper protective gear such as some kind of glasses for eye protection, safety glasses would be best .....*some sort of breathing protection would also be advised gloves help a...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2007 19:37:41 PDT