Bert van der Velde's launcher photos
A local retired machinist sent me these photos of
his launcher mechanism. They show a pair of jaws that fold inwards to
surround the bottle above the flange, and a welded fork that holds them
in. The fork is withdrawn by a pneumatic cylinder.
This video shows a crazy Japanese man launching himself off a pier.
Here's a similar crazy stunt: lunchbreak.wmv
Rocket Bob's SoCal Special photos
Bob Kreutzer doesn't have a web site, so I'm hosting
these pictures for him.
Photos from my visit with Scott in Boston
I was lucky enough to visit Boston in September '97 and spent a happy afternoon
talking and launching water rockets with Scott Chesnut, here on the right.
And again, with some of his rockets:
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