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DIY rocket

Category: Flying things

DIY rocket

Rocket

difficultyDifficulty: ★★★☆☆

timeTime: Near an hour

ScrapFrom scrap: ████░░░░░░ 40%


PreamblePreamble

I want to show you one more rocket. It has a pretty impressive size (length of 2 meters and a diameter of 90 mm) and has a salvation system.


MaterialsMaterials

  • Glass
  • Epoxy
  • Balsa
  • Gypsum
  • KNO3 and sugar for fuel
  • Ropes
ToolsTools

  • Hacksaw
  • Drill
  • Soldering
  • Glue
  • Screwdrivers

    How to build rocket


  • Step 1

    The body is made of fiberglass on a mandrel of PVC water pipe
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    DIY rocket

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  • Step 2

    Stabilizers are cut of balsa
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    DIY rocket

  • Parachute system


  • Step 3

    The entire rocket's bodyis divided into two parts: first is the engine, the second - the salvation system, which is a capsule with a parachute and expelling charge, connected to an altimeter. Parachute
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    In this photo you can see both parts of the rocket. Expelling charge placed directly on the plug
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    Like this
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  • Step 4

    Body in its full height
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    DIY rocket

  • Step 5

    I mount the electronics through a small hatch in the body
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  • Step 6

    The engine is made of fiberglass and loads with caramel fuel.
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    Attaching the motor to the missile body using screws from the outside
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  • Step 7

    Finalization of small parts and the final photoset
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    Rocket fairing
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    DIY rocket

    Author: dood

VideoVideo

Unfortunately, the launch of the video is not preserved, so take a look another video about how cool guys made big diy rocket

ResultsResults and tips

  • Due to lack of time, the project was abandoned, but there was couple of launches. In one of them a rocket hanging on a tree =)

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