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Steve Hoefer explains how to turn matches into very small rockets.
Via Laughing Squid. And if you need a little more oomph from your tiny apparatus, there’s always this old friend:
Posted at 19:30 in Ephemera, Science, Toys | Permalink
Not so much a roar as a pfut.
It will impress the kids though.
July 03, 2012 at 19:50
"It will impress the kids though."
Chicks too. They go crazy for this sort of thing. Take your 'book of matches' rocket-launcher down to a singles bar and there’ll be a stampede in your direction - guaranteed.
July 03, 2012 at 20:37
That's the most blah video on the entire web.
July 03, 2012 at 21:04
What would happen if one of the o-ring seals failed?
July 04, 2012 at 03:38
I used to make those rockets when I was a kid. And yeah, they didn't go too far. But that cannon -- wow, it kicks ass! Why do such things please me so?
July 04, 2012 at 14:26
Same here, clazy8. I must have one of those tiny brass cannon. Effin' brilliant.
::voice in my head::
"You'll shoot your eye out, kid!"
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July 05, 2012 at 07:26
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