CD Hovercraft for Tabletop Hockey

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Introduction: CD Hovercraft for Tabletop Hockey

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Make a hovercraft from an old CD, a balloon, and a soda bottle top.

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    29 Comments

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    british_owl
    british_owl

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Howtoons! this is awesome!! i love making cartoons and your inspiring!


    ~british_owl

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    voodoosteve
    voodoosteve

    11 years ago on Introduction

    aha nice that's a cool little experiment and fun too good look HOWTOONS!!!

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    KATRAZ
    KATRAZ

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I think he does everything in cartoons because he/she is cool, creative, and is a leader not a follower  plus he is talented enough to do so.. or it could be that is name is Howtoons  get it-- how toons 

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    Coffee bean
    Coffee bean

    15 years ago

    First no offense bu why is every thing you write in comic. Next Can you make it so you use some thing instead of the ballon (likea a small fan). Thirdly, did you know that the schools don't block this site.

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    JamesRPatrick
    JamesRPatrick

    Reply 14 years ago on Introduction

    I made an awsome rideable hovercraft with some plywood, a tarp. a leafblower. and some duct tape. It holds 330 pounds. It took about an hour to build and we already had all the supplies at home.

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    prankster43709
    prankster43709

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Haha we are making a couple of those in my science class and are gonna race them in the for fun.

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    mrskrissilynn
    mrskrissilynn

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    We built one during my junior year of high school - 1997 - before mythbusters. Very easy to do. We'd stay after school and play on it. We could go as far as the extension cord would let us! :D

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    JamesRPatrick
    JamesRPatrick

    Reply 14 years ago on Introduction

    Nope, I built it before I saw that episode. I got it off a website. It has only one platform and only has upward lift.

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    Coffee bean
    Coffee bean

    Reply 12 years ago on Introduction

    anyone every go back their and look an old comment and say....that was stupid of me

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    rocksalt2342
    rocksalt2342

    13 years ago on Introduction

    it doesn't seem like it would last very long, since the balloon is constantly deflating.

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    Shifman
    Shifman

    15 years ago

    Do you make all these comics?

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    kennytatheguy
    kennytatheguy

    15 years ago

    i love these comic instructables

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    vaiodon
    vaiodon

    15 years ago

    Yes, I reversed the original idea and glued the bottle neck (well just the thread down to the moulding flange) onto the CD so that the cap could be fitted to the balloon separately and used to inflate the balloon. I also glued a small piece of rubber-like material over the original CD hole making a couple of small holes to limit the air flow. The stuff I used didn't take the adhesive very well but I found I could just wedge it in the neck of the bottle with adequate effect.

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    Christophera
    Christophera

    15 years ago

    erm...u know for the balloon...(ok it sounds daft...but every time i see hover stuff with balloons it makes me wonder)...do i have to blow it up everytime...b4 i 'hover' it?

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    _soapy_
    _soapy_

    Reply 15 years ago

    Yes, you do. That's where the hover effect air comes from.