Make: Compressed Air Rocket Launcher Kit

Make: Compressed Air Rocket Launcher Kit

by Maker Media

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Overview

Make: Compressed Air Rocket Launcher Kit

Blast reusable rockets hundreds of feet in the air with the Compressed Air Rocket Launcher v3! This launcher was first introduced to the world in Make: Magazine vol. 15 in 2008. Since then, individuals, groups, and Maker Faires all over the world have had a blast introducing rocketry to kids and adults with this launcher.

The Compressed Air Rocket Launcher v3 has been completely redesigned and is now made entirely out of wood and industrial steel parts. This launcher is designed for heavy use and many years of high flying fun. In fact, this launcher has been used at Maker Faires in both the Bay Area and New York City to launch thousands of rockets over the course of the weekends.

Key Features

· Assembles in about half an hour using easy to follow illustrated instructions

· Sturdy design to withstand many years of use

· Launch tube can be easily tilted to account for wind conditions by loosening a single wing nut

· Includes storage for launch tubes

· Includes a 3/8" launch tube to fire off the Air Rocket Glider from Make: issue #39.

Ages: 13+

Product Details

UPC: 0811920020517
Manufacturer: Maker Media
Publication date: 09/01/2016
Age Range: 13 Years

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Make: Compressed Air Rocket Launcher Kit 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
boymom4 More than 1 year ago
This rocket launcher made for a GREAT birthday party! My 7yo wanted a rocket party instead of a "bounce" party, so we got this for its incredible WOW! factor. My 12 year old assembled the launcher in less that 30 minutes and we were out shooting off rockets in the front yard, backyard, driveway...hallway (not recommended). We had 17 kids making their very own paper rockets and launching them even in wind and rain. The parents were equally as impressed, or maybe even more so. It made for a super cool birthday party, for half the price for twice as many people...and we still have the launcher...and we're still launching!