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Neptune's Trident
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I'm looking for new ideas beyond just the 2 liter bottle with fins and bicycle pump... PH:
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Neptune's Trident wrote:I'm looking for new ideas beyond just the 2 liter bottle with fins and bicycle pump... PH:
If you are looking for anything water rocket related, you have come to the right place!!! PH:

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Recovery systems are always a good place to start. Tomy timer recovery systems are simple and effective. You'll need a recovery system before building more complex rockets.
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Is that the little wind up mechanism in little buzzing before they flip toys? :?
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Neptune's Trident wrote:Is that the little wind up mechanism in little buzzing before they flip toys? :?
That's right!

A lot of people use them as a delay timer to deploy a parachute.

Of course if you are more ambitious you could look at the deploy systems that people use right now and invent your own form of recovery. The ability to reliably deploy a parachute with a lightweight system is really something that many people would be interested in seeing.
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how about trying a water rocket car :)

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