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The Snow Miser

Post by bugwubber » Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:51 am

Is sad that the snow is going away.
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Post by Water Rocket Expert » Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:55 am

It snowed here again last night but it is mostly getting warmer. Just like 1 inch.


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Post by bugwubber » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:00 am

So here's why I named this craft The Snow Miser:

I sure hope it snows again in April.


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Post by Water Rocket Expert » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:20 am

Is there any snow on the ground today? Dude that sled is massive if I am looking at it right!


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Water Rocket Expert wrote:Is there any snow on the ground today? Dude that sled is massive if I am looking at it right!
There is and it is going to snow today because I took my snow tires off but life is pulling me away for a week. The forecast indicates warming next week so I doubt any that's on the ground will be left. Here's hoping.


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Re: The Snow Miser

Post by U.S. Water Rockets1 » Sat Mar 29, 2014 11:19 pm

bugwubber wrote:
Water Rocket Expert wrote:Is there any snow on the ground today? Dude that sled is massive if I am looking at it right!
There is and it is going to snow today because I took my snow tires off but life is pulling me away for a week. The forecast indicates warming next week so I doubt any that's on the ground will be left. Here's hoping.
The way the weather has been going the past few years, you should probably leave those snow tires on, or get a 4WD.


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U.S. Water Rockets1 wrote: The way the weather has been going the past few years, you should probably leave those snow tires on, or get a 4WD.
Typically I do but I'm in Texas today. Snow tires don't do well with towing and warm temps. Got to watch Spring in fast forward like traveling through a time warp.

Brought the widemouth. We'll see what happens.


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Post by Water Rocket Expert » Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:13 pm

Why did you bring the launcher? Visiting somebody?


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Post by bugwubber » Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:50 pm

Water Rocket Expert wrote:Why did you bring the launcher? Visiting somebody?
Cause water rockets are really boring without a launcher.


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Post by Water Rocket Expert » Mon Mar 31, 2014 6:56 am

So you are staying there or just a road trip. I don't bring water rockets everywhere I go.


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Re: The Snow Miser

Post by U.S. Water Rockets1 » Sat Apr 05, 2014 10:22 pm

bugwubber wrote:
U.S. Water Rockets1 wrote: The way the weather has been going the past few years, you should probably leave those snow tires on, or get a 4WD.
Typically I do but I'm in Texas today. Snow tires don't do well with towing and warm temps. Got to watch Spring in fast forward like traveling through a time warp.

Brought the widemouth. We'll see what happens.
There's a lot of big flat areas down there with no trees or hills or anything! That's real water rocket country!

How did it go?


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Re: The Snow Miser

Post by bugwubber » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:05 pm

U.S. Water Rockets1 wrote:
bugwubber wrote:
U.S. Water Rockets1 wrote: The way the weather has been going the past few years, you should probably leave those snow tires on, or get a 4WD.
Typically I do but I'm in Texas today. Snow tires don't do well with towing and warm temps. Got to watch Spring in fast forward like traveling through a time warp.

Brought the widemouth. We'll see what happens.
There's a lot of big flat areas down there with no trees or hills or anything! That's real water rocket country!

How did it go?
Had a great time! Introduced The Texas Express to a man (my uncle) who only knew of the toy water rockets that went 30 feet. His reaction was priceless. I'll try to get that posted.

We actually went to East Texas where there are just as many trees, and they are bigger than they are here. They have pastures instead of crops so that works out better.


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Re: The Snow Miser

Post by Water Rocket Expert » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:14 pm

Please post that reaction. That would be awesome.

I will probably get back into rockets during the summer more. School has me backed up.


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