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Water Rocket Cars on UK National TV

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Water Rocket Cars on UK National TV

Post by NPL_WaterRockets » Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:25 am

Hi All,
Slightly old news but a bit of fun relevant to this forum.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaKDtouJBC4
The story was that after UK TV's 'Gadget Show' made something involving beer barrels and a skateboard, they were 'flooded' with 'advice' by 'experts'. They took a couple of these experts to task in a competition. The day was great fun. We used liquid nitrogen to make mysterious smoke. The TV presenter was a bit big for the school's car designed for, well, small boys rather than big men in hobnail boots.

We wheel out the car now and then for special occasions including our annual water rocket challenge http://www.npl.co.uk/waterrockets.

Cheers,
Andrew



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Re: Water Rocket Cars on UK National TV

Post by U.S. Water Rockets1 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:48 pm

NPL_WaterRockets wrote:Hi All,
Slightly old news but a bit of fun relevant to this forum.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaKDtouJBC4
The story was that after UK TV's 'Gadget Show' made something involving beer barrels and a skateboard, they were 'flooded' with 'advice' by 'experts'. They took a couple of these experts to task in a competition. The day was great fun. We used liquid nitrogen to make mysterious smoke. The TV presenter was a bit big for the school's car designed for, well, small boys rather than big men in hobnail boots.

We wheel out the car now and then for special occasions including our annual water rocket challenge http://www.npl.co.uk/waterrockets.

Cheers,
Andrew
That's cool! We've watched many of your videos. Always good fun and good motivation!


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