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our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

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our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by thunderrockets » Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:38 am

some pics and videos will follow , we are testing it today



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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by Andromeda » Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:08 pm

thunderrockets wrote:what do you think of this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTrI5_oiClM
Wow, that's cool! It looks like Todd really started something with his rocket cars! This could really turn into a whole new category for water rockets! Thanks for sharing the videos and thanks to Todd for bringing up the idea!!!


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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by RaZias » Sun Aug 23, 2009 9:01 am

When WRCs hits two times the speed and range of that one I think it will begin a new amazing era.

Keep the progress ! :D


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Post by thunderrockets » Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:55 am

thanks but the first two video's and the last one were 4.5 , the onboards were 3 liter , we are planning to lauch it again with a 6 liter rocket.



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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by thampson » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:40 am

Hey guys this is excellent work .. really impressive .. :)

Looks like the big wing on the back is really helping keep the back end of the water rocket car in control.

Looks like a mini Top Feul dragster ..... :)

Keep up the good work ...... looking forward to your next video !!

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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by RaZias » Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:19 am

Could you post a photo of the releasing mechanism ? I don´t understand how do you activate the quick-release with your system...


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Post by thunderrockets » Tue Aug 25, 2009 1:13 pm

actually thats verry simple , i use a bicycle brake , and two hose clamps. 1 hose clam holds the brake wire cover and the other holds the brake wire , so when jou brake , the quick releas releases . if jou dont understand, i will post a picture.



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Post by RaZias » Tue Aug 25, 2009 4:29 pm

I think i need a picture to clarify.


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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by thunderrockets » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:54 am

hare are some pictures from the launcher
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Post by thunderrockets » Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:59 am

and a video
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Post by Spaceman Spiff » Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:38 pm

Can you get a cable like that in a long length? I only have scraps from old bikes that are about 1.5 meters long at best. I want to be farther away than that!


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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by thunderrockets » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:19 am

Spaceman Spiff wrote:Can you get a cable like that in a long length? I only have scraps from old bikes that are about 1.5 meters long at best. I want to be farther away than that!
i dont think so , but its pressurising that is dangerous , not launching . so jou can make the air supply as long as possible.



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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by Jelo » Thu Oct 01, 2009 2:16 pm

awesome car :twisted: bu can you tell me were you get the wheels?


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Re: our new waterrocket car wth onboard camera

Post by thunderrockets » Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:49 pm

at our local hardware store



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