Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - rockets - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:57:41 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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By: CameronG2

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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/
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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-/
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By: JoeBeau

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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/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:33:31 PDT
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/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 15:55:14 PDT
40mm Burst Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/40mm-Burst-Cannon/
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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/
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 16:41:37 PST
Water Rocket Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Project-1/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 16:38:55 PDT
Water Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-5/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 06:05:19 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...
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Thu, 15 Feb 2007 04:03:59 PST
Model Tardis Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Flying-Tardis/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2007 19:37:41 PDT
Bright Tube Sparklers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Tube-Sparklers/
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:55:13 PST
Build a Crayon Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Crayon-Rocket/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:10:12 PDT
Homemade rocket with rocket fuel and engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-rocket-with-rocket-fuel-and-engine/
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 17:45:29 PDT
RPG with Paintball Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/RPG-with-Paintball-Rockets/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:08:52 PDT
Become Rocket Engineer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Become-Rocket-Engineer/
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Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:17:28 PDT
Multiple Rocket Control Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-Rocket-Control-Center/
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 13:24:59 PDT
Water Rocket Release Mechanism http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Release-Mechanism/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 09:14:43 PDT
Recycle old magazines into colorful stomp rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Recyle-old-magazines-into-colorful-stomp-rockets/
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Sun, 19 May 2013 18:54:39 PDT
Water Bottle Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Rocket-10/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 10:00:28 PDT
How to build a bottle rocket with a parachute. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-bottle-rocket-with-a-parachute/
How to build a bottle rocket with a parachute. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/J94I/GAB5Q8T4/F9CJ94IGAB5Q8T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/J94I/GAB5Q8T4/F9CJ94IGAB5Q8T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/J94I/GAB5Q8T4/F9CJ94IGAB5Q8T4.SMALL.jpg kkv instructables Have you ever wanted to be like a NASA scientist.  Well now you can with my easy steps on how to build your very own bottle rocket.  You will be able to understand the concepts of physics, while having FUN building a rocket.     The materials you will need. You will need the following: one Cardbo...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 04:57:28 PDT
Making Rocket Fuel With Kitchen Chemistry! http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Rocket-Fuel-With-Kitchen-Chemistry/
Making Rocket Fuel With Kitchen Chemistry! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZZB/HEKLLVUZ/F4IHZZBHEKLLVUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZZB/HEKLLVUZ/F4IHZZBHEKLLVUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/HZZB/HEKLLVUZ/F4IHZZBHEKLLVUZ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Today we're doing some kitchen chemistry using common household items.  This is the type of cooking that gets me excited, because I'm experimenting with recipes for solid-state rocket fuel. www.thekingofrandom.com Watch The Video! WARNING: This project should not be attempted without adult...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:52:26 PDT
Rocket (tape) laser decals http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-tape-laser-decals/
Rocket (tape) laser decals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/94D7/HDYZ6G1M/F9B94D7HDYZ6G1M.SMALL.jpg Qsilverrdc Make graphics decals for your rocket with simple things. You need a laser printer, packing tape, and a couple of minutes. This will not work with ink jets, only thermal toner, or indelible ink based products. Make some designs and print them ! Print your decal the way you want it to appear .  Th...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:05:49 PDT
Office Supplies Challenge - Liquid Fuel Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-Supplies-Challenge-Liquid-Fuel-Rocket/
Office Supplies Challenge - Liquid Fuel Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/N3PS/F3C4XN6O/FGNN3PSF3C4XN6O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/N3PS/F3C4XN6O/FGNN3PSF3C4XN6O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/N3PS/F3C4XN6O/FGNN3PSF3C4XN6O.SMALL.jpg Tool Using Animal Liquid Fuel Rocket made from office supplies. Warning, this is kinda dangerous, I had one blow up in my hand already, it was more startling than anything, the two halves flew off in different directions, (wear leather gloves just to be safe.). But they'll fly about 75 feet straight up. You ...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 10:12:01 PDT
A parachute release mechanism with an Arduino Pro Mini http://www.instructables.com/id/A-parachute-release-mechanism-with-an-Arduino-Pro-/
A parachute release mechanism with an Arduino Pro Mini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/K7UC/GTT6ZX2R/FLSK7UCGTT6ZX2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/K7UC/GTT6ZX2R/FLSK7UCGTT6ZX2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/K7UC/GTT6ZX2R/FLSK7UCGTT6ZX2R.SMALL.jpg sholtob this is a parachute release mechanism for a model rocket, i built it for a water rocket but other types would work. It uses an Arduino pro mini (http://www.sparkfun.com/products/9218) which is really good for this as it weighs less than two grams and is tiny. The mechanism fits in a 2 litre drinks b...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 12:23:43 PDT
Spitball Straw Rockets- Quick, cheap, and FUN! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spitball-Straw-Rockets-Quick-cheap-and-FUN/
Spitball Straw Rockets- Quick, cheap, and FUN! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/V6GY/GZQ40QW0/FH0V6GYGZQ40QW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/V6GY/GZQ40QW0/FH0V6GYGZQ40QW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/V6GY/GZQ40QW0/FH0V6GYGZQ40QW0.SMALL.jpg dorkpunch Straw rockets have been done over and over with hundreds of different variations, so why not one more?  This version is ultra-fast and super easy, allowing you to make multiple rockets with different designs in a very short time.  I do this project with 7th and 8th grade students in one class p...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:59:46 PDT
10 Minute Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Rocket/
10 Minute Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/C7TU/FGO9TDSJ/FVOC7TUFGO9TDSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/C7TU/FGO9TDSJ/FVOC7TUFGO9TDSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/C7TU/FGO9TDSJ/FVOC7TUFGO9TDSJ.SMALL.jpg (zack) This instructable will teach you how to build a simple, ultra light rocket from household items (and of course a rocket engine)Here's the supply list:- 1 tube of superglue- 1 roll of tinfoil- 1 straw big enough to fit around your launch rod- 1 deck of playing cards that you don't mind parting with- ...
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Sun, 25 May 2008 17:43:38 PDT
Rapid fuelling potato cannon mounted on Kubota tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Rapid-fuelling-potato-cannon-mounted-on-Kubota-tra/
Rapid fuelling potato cannon mounted on Kubota tractor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/U8CX/H6S49K8O/FZ6U8CXH6S49K8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/U8CX/H6S49K8O/FZ6U8CXH6S49K8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/U8CX/H6S49K8O/FZ6U8CXH6S49K8O.SMALL.jpg nlinventor This potato cannon has a unique one-way valve system that lets the fuel (propellent) into the combustion chamber and prevents the explosive gases from escaping out through the valve.  The cannon can be refuelled and fired in a couple of seconds.  We decided to mount the cannon on the bucket (front e...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 16:05:27 PDT
Visco Fuse Bottle Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Visco-Fuse-Bottle-Rockets/
Visco Fuse Bottle Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/J1EO/F3ER7X4V/FTFJ1EOF3ER7X4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/J1EO/F3ER7X4V/FTFJ1EOF3ER7X4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTF/J1EO/F3ER7X4V/FTFJ1EOF3ER7X4V.SMALL.jpg Dandeman321 This instructable will show you how to make your own bottle rockets using Visco fuse as propellant. Visco can be purchased at many online stores. I buy mine from the local firework wholesale shop. I am not taking any credit for this design, I have just modified it. The changes I've made have been mo...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2007 00:08:25 PDT
Soda Bottle Rocket. http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Bottle-Rocket./
Soda Bottle Rocket. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/6JLQ/8FJEP27RLYL/FCT6JLQ8FJEP27RLYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/6JLQ/8FJEP27RLYL/FCT6JLQ8FJEP27RLYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/6JLQ/8FJEP27RLYL/FCT6JLQ8FJEP27RLYL.SMALL.jpg Howtoons A simple soda bottle rocket launcher using coathanger wire, an inner tube, and a soda bottle.
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Thu, 22 Sep 2005 02:34:45 PDT
How To Make A Bottle Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Bottle-Rocket/
How To Make A Bottle Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DGIZ/GAA0ELUI/F8IDGIZGAA0ELUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DGIZ/GAA0ELUI/F8IDGIZGAA0ELUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/DGIZ/GAA0ELUI/F8IDGIZGAA0ELUI.SMALL.jpg smallville0628  It's simpler then it sounds to make a working bottle rocket and doesn't cost you much money. You only need a few materials. Getting the rocket assembled is easy..but getting the parachute to launch is a bit harder.    Get Materials Two 2 litter soda bottles. A Garbage bag or plastic bag (for the...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2010 12:52:03 PDT
Air-Powered Potato Rocket Launcher and Ammunition http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Potato-Rocket-Launcher-and-Ammunition/
Air-Powered Potato Rocket Launcher and Ammunition - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/3OMA/H2WEV0P9/FLB3OMAH2WEV0P9.SMALL.jpg icecats Do you need a weapon to protect yourself at work? Or are you a rocket scientist who can't afford a fancy rocket? The air-powered potato rocket launcher is a simple project made out of a few household items. All you need for ammo is a potato. A water bottle serves as an air pump that compresses the a...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 20:20:28 PDT
Model Rocket with horizontal HD video keychain camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-with-horizontal-HD-video-keychain-cam/
Model Rocket with horizontal HD video keychain camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/JI4N/H2TIL529/F7RJI4NH2TIL529.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/JI4N/H2TIL529/F7RJI4NH2TIL529.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/JI4N/H2TIL529/F7RJI4NH2TIL529.SMALL.jpg boot2skull This is an instructable for modifying a model rocket with a payload bay to carry a keychain HD video camera horizontally (pointing out) instead of vertically (pointing down). I decided to take on this project after seeing many cool videos of rockets with on-board video cameras, but they tend to face...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 12:35:58 PDT
Teeny tiny rocket engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Teeny-tiny-rocket-engine/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 11:37:14 PDT
Candybar (Milkyway) Rocket Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Candybar-Milkyway-Rocket-Engine/
Candybar (Milkyway) Rocket Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/X95L/GZHK85C1/FMYX95LGZHK85C1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/X95L/GZHK85C1/FMYX95LGZHK85C1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/X95L/GZHK85C1/FMYX95LGZHK85C1.SMALL.jpg killbox Quelab (My local Hackerspace in Albuquerque NM),  Had a project theme of "Hacking Chocolate" for the month of February.  I'm allergic to eating chocolate, so I wanted to think of a use that was a bit more exciting than just watching others eat the stuff.  So I decided to experiment with making a ch...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:26:53 PST
100-Yard Paper Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/100-Yard-Paper-Rocket-Launcher/
100-Yard Paper Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/E04R/GYQFMVYZ/FZ3E04RGYQFMVYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/E04R/GYQFMVYZ/FZ3E04RGYQFMVYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/E04R/GYQFMVYZ/FZ3E04RGYQFMVYZ.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is my take on the compressed air paper rocket launcher. Enjoy!Intro Video Make the launcher This launcher works up to 60psi. You can wire in a second 9V battery to get the launcher up to 100+psi. 60psi is enough to achieve spectacular results. Pressures above 60psi dramatically incr...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 11:01:15 PST
Ultimate Straw Rocket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Straw-Rocket!/
Ultimate Straw Rocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/5DTU/F6B7Q0I4/FD05DTUF6B7Q0I4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/5DTU/F6B7Q0I4/FD05DTUF6B7Q0I4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/5DTU/F6B7Q0I4/FD05DTUF6B7Q0I4.SMALL.jpg pudi.dk What is the "Ultimate Straw Rocket"? Answer: A very easy to make rocket made from a drinking straw, and launched using air pressure. Almost everyone will be able to make this, it does not require any hard-to-find items, but also can it be made in very little time. Therefore will the rockets themselv...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2007 13:22:46 PDT
Nyan Cat Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyan-Cat-Rocket/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:32 PDT
Mercury Joe: Semi-scale flying GI Joe Redstone Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Mercury-Joe-semi-scale-GI-Joe-Redstone-Rocket/
Mercury Joe: Semi-scale flying GI Joe Redstone Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/E01D/GP7IHRJ0/FN2E01DGP7IHRJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/E01D/GP7IHRJ0/FN2E01DGP7IHRJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/E01D/GP7IHRJ0/FN2E01DGP7IHRJ0.SMALL.jpg JamieClay This project was inspired 40 years ago when I got a GI Joe Mercury Capsule for my birthday. I always imagined it flying (even orbiting) and it kept me out of my parent's hair for days on end. Fast-forward to the mid 90s when the GI Joe Capsules are re-issued by Toys-R-Us -- naturally I picked up one...
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Sat, 9 Jul 2011 20:55:27 PDT
Make a Vacuum-cleaner Bazooka http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Vacuum-cleaner-Bazooka/
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 05:46:33 PDT
Bullet Bill Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Bullet-Bill-Rocket/
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Mon, 4 Apr 2011 07:07:03 PDT