Far Going Match Rocket

About: Weird guy with crazy ideas!

This is my third instructable. I am going to teach you how to make a far going rocket which has a range of 30 feet.With a rocket stand/launcher.

This rocket is very easy to make if you follow the instructions care fully. Do not aim at face or eyes. Please vote for me in the Launch it contest.

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Step 1: Materials Required

Here is a list of materials you need:

1. Few match sticks

2. Aluminum Foil

3. Pencil Eraser

4. Back of a pen

Step 2: Making the Basic of the Rocket

Take any two match sticks and cut them as shown in the picture.

Step 3: Making the System of the Rocket

Take match sticks and place them as shown in the first picture.Then wrap them in the aluminum foil. Make sure that it is open a bit , if you don't do it your range will decrease a lot.

Step 4: Making the Stand

Take the pencil eraser and make a hole in it in such a way that the back of a pen fits in it.

Step 5: Placing the Rocket

Simply put the rocket in the stand and hold a burning match stick under the foil. Your rocket is ready! Don't feel shy to comment. Please vote!

Step 6: Have Fun Enjoy!

by- Aakash Mansukhani

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    2 years ago

    very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!


    5 years ago

    how will I light them at the same time? I was thinking three taped to a toothpick on the bottom so it won't burn the plane. I'll light a log and hold it below the rockets and with that heat it should work. also the log is tiny so it won't light the plane.

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    5 years ago

    well let's just say I have a bigger plane. and I might enter it in the contest. but I won't copy and put the rocket on it

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