Homemade Rocket Fuel (R-Candy)

Login to rate this video.

You can place this video on your website by inserting the (X)HTML code below:

Options:
pixels
pixels
Embed code:
<iframe src="https://www.snotr.com/embed/13641" width="400" height="330" frameborder="0"></iframe>

You can email this video to your friends by entering their addresses below:

Your information:
Recipients:

add Add another recipient

Human verification:

People who liked this video also liked

Showing Off The Newly Laid Concrete
Robots Are Able To Dance Now
One of the most dangerous and exhausting mountain bike races (PoV complete with great commentary)
Flying above the water in a battery powered, hydrofoil surfboard
Ground Control Shoots the Shit with SEATAC Plane Hijacker
Why Tunnels Don't Collapse

Comments

9 comments posted so far. Login to add a comment.

Expand all comments

Picture of tsar91134 achievements

+13 1. tsar911 commented 7 years ago

...sure, and when I make home-made explosive like that, all of a sudden the FBI is knocking on my door.

:P
Picture of Judge-Jake53 achievements
Comment rated too low. Show this comment

-10 2. Judge-Jake commented 7 years ago

uuuMMMM :|
Picture of marleymanbob30 achievements

+6 3. marleymanbob commented 7 years ago

I Fucking Love Science!!!
Picture of urbaneagle30 achievements

-2 4. urbaneagle commented 7 years ago

4444444444444444444444444...f**k you science
Picture of loadrunner54 achievements

0 5. loadrunner commented 7 years ago

KNO3 and sugar are also used for (slow) smoke bombs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9cPj9SbqFQ
Picture of sux2bu67 achievements

+11 6. sux2bu commented 7 years ago

Gee , where was this video when I was a bored kid? Good stuff.
Picture of pauldmixer30 achievements

-1 7. pauldmixer commented 7 years ago

I thought this was pretty lame at first because it would barely move a lego, but not too shabby for a "cook".
Picture of sux2bu67 achievements

0 8. sux2bu commented 7 years ago

#7 If you skip ahead to 4:45 you will see him launch a rocket approx 2000' straight up.
Picture of RetroGrade7731 achievements

+1 9. RetroGrade77 commented 7 years ago

Interesting and fun to watch. Next step would be to go from qualitative observation to quantitative analysis. Which of those fuels gives the best thrust per 100 grams of fuel? His qualitative assessment shows preference toward a faster burn time. Is a quick maximum thrust preferable to a longer burn time lower thrust? Maybe he could put his lego blocks on the scale and record the measurements as they fire? He would need a mount so the blocks don't move around and a way of recording that isn't dependent on sight due to the smoke but those are doable.